I'M HYRUM DENNEY
PRODUCT LEADER WITH TECHNICAL BACKGROUND
I started my career as a software developer and my education was focused in computer science and human and computer interaction. Leading teams of developers and designers early on helped me realize how passionate I was about building products that people love. I've spent most of my career in UX and product management roles helping companies great products, systems and roadmaps that lead to data supported outcomes. I now lead product management and user experience at GoReact as the VP of Product.
SR. UX DESIGNER / TEAM LEAD
Designed and tested solutions for evaluating candidates that would work elegantly on Android, IOS and in the web application.
Identified and designed solutions for top user issues that were causing customer pain and driving support calls.
VICE PRESIDENT OF PRODUCT
Led product efforts including UX design, product management and roadmap planning.
Developed a suite of tools for objectively ranking and prioritizing roadmap efforts. Moved the company to an outcome-based roadmap.
Led product strategy at the executive level.
SR. UX DESIGNER
Redesigned the dashboard landing page of the web application and as well as a complete data-driven overhaul of the navigation system.
Conducted a user survey which received 4,000 results and provided a large set of usability data about areas of the web application that need improved.
SR. UX DESIGNER
I was a part of the original product launch of SlingTV and drove the redesign of the second iteration of the product.
I created designs and solutions that would work with a variety of remotes, and for the following platforms and operating systems: IOS, Android, Fire TV, Android TV, Roku, Xbox, Chromecast and web.
DIRECTOR OF WEB OPERATIONS
Managed the I.T., Engineering and Graphic Design departments and operations.
Managed the design, implementation and delivery of web application and website solutions. At times our team was producing more than 20 custom websites per month.
LEAD UX DESIGNER
Designed and coordinated the launch of a new web application that integrated with and offered the combined functionality of the two desktop clients that represented the core software from two merging companies (Sirsi & Dynix).
Redesigned the web search experience which allowed hundreds of thousands of users to find books and media at their local libraries.
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UX SHELF BLOG
I started the UX Shelf blog to have a place to share thoughts and perspectives from my personal experiences, industry best practices and from things I'm listening to and reading. The blog touches on the following topics: agile, user experience, product management, and behavioral psychology.
I wrote an article for Smashing Magazine based on results from a usability study I conducted related to website navigation patterns. Not long after the article was published, the editor asked if they could include my writings in one of the Smashing ebooks.
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I find value in learning from others and exchanging ideas. Reach out if you'd like to do lunch some time.
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