Helping Software Companies Solve Expensive UI/UX Problems

Hello! I’m Jane Portman, an independent UI/UX consultant from Russia. I help software companies build focused, profitable products. Previously a creative director at a large agency, now I write books, do consulting, train teams, speak at conferences, run a podcast, and raise two little boys. Check out products and services below to see how I can help your business.

The UI Audit Book

The UI Audit Book
Frustrated with the look of your product, but don’t have funds to hire an expensive designer? This concise, no-fluff book will teach you how to audit and optimize your UI for customer success.

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UI Breakfast Podcast

Join us for exciting conversations about UI/UX design, products, marketing, and so much more. My awesome guests are industry experts who share actionable knowledge — so that you can apply it in your business today.

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The Content Guide

This guide is a curated list of free (or inexpensive) content, so that you can learn the essentials of our business ecosystem without paying top dollar for training. It starts with my own books and talks, and continues with other resources organized by topic.

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“It is such a relief to find a subject matter expert whom I can trust…”

“Jane is a consummate professional when it comes to all aspects of interface and experience design. It is such a relief to find a subject matter expert whom I can trust to give me the best possible advice and guidance when dealing with even the most complex web apps.”

— Iain Dooley, Working Software

UI/UX Training for Teams

Want to help your team build better software? The only way to achieve excellent user experience is through collective effort. I’m offering onsite and remote 1-day workshops that will get your entire team on the same page with essential UI/UX knowledge.

Pricing available upon request. Learn more

Would you like to hire me for your project?

Yes, let’s do it! For your convenience, I’m offering my best consulting services as low-risk, fixed-price packages. If you didn’t find a package to meet your needs, we can always discuss a custom engagement.

Starting at $299 for a strategy call. View all packages

The 1-Hour UI Audit: Get the Free Course

With this free email course you’ll conduct a simple do-it-yourself audit of your web app: eliminate the obvious design flaws, gain control of your features, and start building the UI that customers really want.