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A design leader with 20 years experience building businesses, brands, games, & software.

My name is Jonah Bitautas and I lead user experience for the Aim Lab platform at Statespace.

Before life at Statespace:

  • Most recently, I was the founding designer that grew the design, research, and UX functions at LogicGate as the Head of User Experience and grew a team of 6 individuals for an enterprise SAAS with over 300+ employees.
  • Led design and user experience for Draftbit as the Director of Product Design.
  • Co-led product as Head of Design at Blackbox (Cards Against Humanity).
  • Created, led, and grew the product design and user research functions at Home Chef as their first Director of Product Design.

In the years prior to working for tech-driven startups, I was an entrepreneur myself, starting up and growing my design studio, workFunc, for 3+ years before selling it. Before that, I developed my skills and craft by wearing multiple hats at advertising and marketing agencies around Chicago as an Art Director, Designer, and Developer managing work on brands like Motorola, Patagonia, Hyundai, and many more. If you’re interested in learning more about my past experiences and accomplishments, check out my qualifications.

Otherwise, feel free to learn more about my approach to building modern-day software, my thoughts (in written form), or what it’s like working with me.