I love to make things.

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

My current status:

I'm currently enjoying the remaining 85% 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.