I love to make things.

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

My current status:

I'm currently enjoying the remaining 60% of my leisure time this evening.

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