Jason CranfordTeague

Digital design trailblazer

Jason loves helping people communicate. He designed the first web-based magazine—Computer Mediated Communications—in 1994 and has been at the forefront of digital communication innovation ever since. He wrote the first book for designers on Cascading Style Sheets in 1996, was the lead designer on WebMD when it launched in 1998, … [full biography]

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    Design Thinking

    More than just visual, modern design requires you to think about how audiences engage in time as well. Jason has carefully studied modern design thinking techniques to develop his own way of helping clients look at the big picture of the customer’s journey with their product and company. He will help you create compelling experiences that people not only want to use, but love to use.

    Lean UX

    Increasingly, designers are working in Agile workflows. They don’t have the luxury anymore of spending weeks or months preparing formal design deliverables, but have to think and communicate their ideas quickly. Jason has spent time working with a variety of clients in fast-paced development cycles. He can help designers work efficiently and effectively with developers to move from concept to reality while still maintaining high quality experiences.

    Design for Trust

    Without trust, you will instantly loose your customers and audience. Jason has been at the forefront of studying the interplay of design and trust. He has published his findings in articles and presented them at conferences around the world. He can help you make sure that your audiences don’t lose trust in you

    Training the Trainers

    Jason has worked with numerous UX designers to help them with writing and speaking about User Experience design. He can help you with writing articles or books as well as speaking at conferences, developing internal UX training programs, and turning experienced professionals into mentors.

    Experience Design Fundamentals and Beyond

    Because a great experience is everybody’s job—not just the designers’—Jason works with programmers, coders, developers, product owners, product managers, executives, and anyone else involved with creating great products and great experiences.

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    Jason CranfordTeague

    Jason loves helping people communicate. He designed the first web-based magazine—Computer Mediated Communications—in 1994 and has been at the forefront of digital communication innovation ever since. He wrote the first book for designers on Cascading Style Sheets in 1996, was the lead designer on WebMD when it launched in 1998, built the first online interactive comic book reader in 2006, and wrote the first book on modern web typography in 2009.

    Over the years he has worked with a wide range of clients, including WebMD, Virgin, Coca-Cola, Bank of America, AOL, Top Cow Comics, Marriott, The EPA, The USDA, Yuri’s Night, USA Today, Symantec, Cisco, Navy Federal Credit Union, IEEE and Capital One. He regularly gives presentations and workshops for conferences and businesses.

    Jason’s latest book, The NEW Web Typography, deals with creating better user interfaces through implementing the latest techniques in type design. He has written several other books and dozens of articles for print and online publications over the last 20 years. He’s lived in London (off and on), Charlotte, Atlanta, Durham, and DC (not necessarily in that order) with his 3 cats, 2 kids, but just the one wife.