I love to make things.

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

My current status:

As of now, I have 44% 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.