Experience 

Head of Design @ Blackbox
Oct 2017 - Present 

Director of Product Design @ Home Chef
Oct 2016 - Oct 2017 (1 year)

UX Lead @ Home Chef
Sep 2015 - Oct 2016 (1 year 2 months)

Senior UX Designer (Freelance)
Jan 2015 - Sep 2015 (9 months)

Founder (Principal Designer) @ workFunc
Aug 2012 - Jan 2015 (3 years 5 months)

Senior Interaction Designer/UI Engineer (Freelance) 
Aug 2009 - Aug 2012 (3 years)

Interactive Designer/Engineer @ The Royal Order of Experience Design
May 2008 - Aug 2009 (1 year 4 months)

Flash Developer @ JWT
Apr 2007 - May 2008 (1 year 1 month)

Digital Art Director @ Draftfcb
Oct 2003 - Apr 2007 (4 years 7 months)


Skillsets & Expertise


Brands

Over the last 16 years, I've worked on a variety of brands in a variety of sectors from Tech, Auto, Clothing, CPG, Startups, and more. Below are some featured brands I was able to work on during that time: 


Awards & Recognition

  • 2017 Moxie Awards - "Startup of the Year" (Home Chef
  • Adobe Game Jam - "Best Game Prototype" 1st Place
  • Awwwards "Best Website Nomination" (workFunc
  • The Webby Awards - "People's Voice Award" (Patagonia
  • The FWA - "Site of the Day" (Patagonia

Testimonials

I easily communicated my thoughts and ideas to Jonah without feeling discouraged or stifled. He’s a great mentor who will advocate for you but also a leader who knows how to communicate what needs to be done.
— Phirany Lim, Design Researcher
Jonah’s work fundamentally shaped the design ethos at Home Chef. His vision and skills are deeply respected. He thinks deeply about how to challenge and empower his direct reports.
— Gabrielle Ruiz-Funes, Product Manager
Jonah consistently demonstrated long-term brand and product vision - advocating for good design within our small team and carving out an invaluable role for design within the company at large. He dedicated himself each day to cross-functional collaboration to maintain communication channels and to put forth innovative new ideas.
— Sean Brice, Senior Designer
Jonah is one of my go-to resources for collaborating on all things UX and Design. He is not only well versed in emerging technology; he’s also full of ideas and brings entrepreneur grit to the conversation I appreciate.
— Brian Walker, CEO
Jonah has a commanding knowledge of the technical aspects of his trade as well as an incredible eye for design and style. It was a pleasure to work with him as his easy-going nature and ability to communicate clearly only helped with every project I worked with him on.
— Len Perez, UX Designer
I enjoyed working with Jonah over the course of several years in various capacities because of his great work ethic, personality, skill, and temperament. I would recommend him to anyone because he is an asset anywhere he goes.
— Jeff Immel, SVP Creative Director
I’ve had the pleasure to work with Jonah not only on the corporate level, but as a friend, musician, and artist. His process is king. Everything he does is thought thru and precise. He’s all about details, and that’s good!
— Parker Gindele, Senior Designer

Projects

  • TouchPoint.js - A tiny (3.6kb minified) open source vanilla JavaScript library made for in-browser HTML prototyping that visually shows where the user clicks/taps on-screen. 
  • Highlightr - A custom Framer module written in Coffeescript that shows hotspots over clickable layers in a Framer prototype.
  • Awesome Web Audio Resources - A personal curated list of Web Audio related resources, tutorials, tools and more. Everything on this list has or is helping me on my way to learning Web Audio.

Essays