James Maskell

I’m James, a Freelance Product Manager based in Berlin, Germany 🇩🇪. I help companies build better software for their customers and users.

Recent projects

  • Exploring a better way to manage contacts on iOS and Android
  • Helping an agency implement product management and OKRs
  • Advising a startup building software for credit unions in Kenya
  • Building internal tools and APIs for a large corporate

My interests

  • B2B and B2C products in markets such as fintech, travel and productivity
  • Building internal or B2B tools that help people excel in their jobs and make companies more efficient
  • Sitting at the intersection of design and technology
  • Recruiting and building great teams

Work with me

I typically work on projects for a minimum of 3 months. I'm comfortable working both on site and remotely as part of a distributed team. I'm happy to travel occasionally.

Let’s talk about how we can work together.


Blog Posts

Time for a change

12 Jan 2017

Books that influenced me in 2016

06 Jan 2017

Snapchat's UI is not 💩

16 Aug 2016

Buying a few stocks

29 Sep 2015

How to get a job after your startup fails

28 Apr 2013

Why Vinetrade Failed

14 Mar 2013

50 Startup Lessons Learned in 12 months

10 Nov 2012

Why you shouldn't do a postgrad

28 Feb 2012

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