Rami James

My name is Rami James and I have been actively building online products since 1996. My roles within organizations have ranged from designer, product leader, developer, technical writer, head of developer relations, and in recent years up to senior management as COO and Co-founder. You can find me on Twitter, Github, and LinkedIn.



Consulting Specialist

1996 - Present

I currently teach small, fast-moving teams how to be Product-first so that they can build innovative and interesting software while taking their market niche by storm.

Get in touch

Or email me directly at rami@ramijames.com.

Ultra

2020 - 2023

Head of Developer Relations and Strategy

  • Established the Developer Relations Product and built its roadmap
  • Successfully ran a Developer Hackathon with a $30K prize pool which attracted new and engaged people to the community we were targeting
  • Produced technical documentation which on-boarded new developers and supported existing ones
  • Produced video tutorials that gave a detailed set of instructions for developers to follow
  • Produced Ultra Chill, a successful tech-focused podcast which explained business use-cases, interviewed internal employees, external partners, and gave Ultra a platform to share their vision
  • Managed developer outreach in coordination with the Business Development team
  • Set up and streamlined Ultras technical support processes
  • Led teams of developers to produce documentation, tutorials, code examples, and how-to videos

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Technical Project Manager

  • Oversaw highly technical projects within a blockchain development environment, while managing team expansions and project roadmaps
  • Launched to the public the gaming-focused L1 blockchain Testnet and Mainnet
  • Oversaw the on-boarding of new developers and the expansion of the development team
  • Produced roadmaps, product plans, and technical requirements using JIRA and Product Board
  • Defined expectations for and acted as a liaison among the retail and developer community, company heads, middle management, and executive stakeholders

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FIO

2020 - 2021

Board Member

  • As a board member I helped make tough decisions to define strategy for FIO as they tried to expand the reach of their technology

Scatter

2018 - 2020

COO

  • Oversaw the day-to-day operations of the company. Focused on improving efficiency, implementing processes, and ensuring that our resources were effectively utilized to achieve our goals.
  • Set up operations allowing Scatter to run as a legal business entity in Malta
  • Managed legal teams in navigating the uncertainty of the crypto market
  • Built decks for use in fundraising efforts
  • Initiated relations and negotiated with multiple interested VCs
  • Produced due diligence documentation for potential investors

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Head of Product

  • Provided a clear vision for our product while defining the product strategy, drove innovation, and ensured that the products aligned with market needs and business goals.
  • Launched multiple versions of the popular Scatter wallet
  • Engaged directly with the retail and developer communities to understand their needs
  • Produced wireframes, prototypes, and final designs
  • Produced marketing materials, websites, and documentation hubs for the community

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Qmarkets

2015 - 2019

Senior User Experience Designer and Developer

  • Overhauled the user experience of an established enterprise product. Modernized the user experience to support mobile devices while making it easier to access, input, and manage key data and workflows
  • Lead the update to the user experience and visual design of the core products of Qmarkets
  • Worked closely with the R&D group where I facilitated the implementation of enterprise software used by tens of thousands of people across many large companies
  • Created innovative new ways to view and interact with complex enterprise processes

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Inkod-Hypera

2005 - 2007

Designer

  • I worked as a designer under the tutelage of the highly experience Ilan Dray.
  • During my tenure, created a variety of designs such as interfaces, websites, games, and illustrative works.

Spiral Solutions

2001 - 2005

Designer

  • I helped design and deploy materials that supported marketing efforts for a large, established igaming group
  • We produced websites, banners, newsletters, mailers, print materials, and other supporting goods
  • During the tail end of my tenure, I was the lead designer and guided strategy while art directing the junior designers.