I love to make things.

Here are some examples. I worked at the Art Institute of Seattle for a year teaching designers about code, designed and wrote the code for TV's Big Brother 3, wrote an essay called "Of Course" Design, wrote an essay called McDonald's Theory, launched three successful Kickstarter campaigns called For One Hundred Of Our Closest Friends, wrote an essay named Design Courage, host a monthly meetup called Design Play Seattle that's a lot of fun, am the co-author of Design Explosions, a new kind of design critique,, am writing a book I'm jokingly calling I Hope You Like Words, currently work at Twitter, ran a short lived and beloved blog called Fuck Jetpacks, was a design lead on Windows Phone, have three email lists called Big New Things, New Things, and just Things, created a micro-blogging site called Yay Bouquet, have three children, worked at frog design, redesigned the mainframe for Computer Associates, draw an ongoing comic called Yet Another Comic, designed an email game called The Long Talk, wrote a design blog and book called Design Dare, designed an app for a voice transcription company called Jott that launched on the app store on day one and was #1 in productivity for a while, give away all my sketchbooks, wrote a book on design called The Thing About Jetpacks, designed a concert poster for an anonymous musician named Slow Magic, have given many talks including one at SXSW called How Great Design Ruins Experience and another one called Design While Shipping, run a company called UX Launchpad, designed several board games when I was a kid, and I wrote this silly webpage.

My current status:

As of now, I have 92% of my work day remaining.

I like to write, speak at events, and read your email. I'd love to hear from you at jon@lot23.com.