Jason

Jason is a front-end developer on the UX team at MailChimp. He's also an occasional designer and author of The Principles of Beautiful Web Design.

Our New Ebook: The UX Reader

This week, MailChimp published its first ebook, The UX Reader. I could just tell you that it features revised and updated pieces from our UX Newsletter, that you can download it here for $5, and that all proceeds go to RailsBridge. But instead, I’m hearing the voice of Mrs. McLogan, my high school physics teacher: “Look, I know …

File Manager Improvements, Segment by Purchase Activity and Account Pausing in v9.3

You might be thinking, "Didn’t MailChimp already do a release this month, and wasn’t the new File Manager one of the big changes?" Well, yes. But we decided to do another release to make some small-but-important enhancements to that new File Manager—and we threw in some also small-but-important bonus features while we were at it. File Manager: now with fewer clicks! Whenever we overhaul …

Agencies, Clients, and Collaboration in MailChimp

Before joining the team here at MailChimp, I worked at interactive agencies and as a freelance website designer. After we handed a finished website over to a client, they would be able to log in and edit their own copy through a content management system. This was great, but it was rarely the case with the email …

Introducing MailChimp’s New Editor

12/7/2012: We just rolled out some updates to the new editor. Read about them here. I was kidnapped! All I remember is that one day I was quietly working at my desk in the UX department, and the next I was relocated to a secret office with a small, multidisciplinary team of other chimps. At …