Jonathon Colman

Jonathon Colman

Product design leader, keynote speaker

I lead Platform and Growth product design, design systems, and the content design discipline at Intercom. I’m a Webby Award winner and keynote speaker who’s appeared at over 90 events in 9 countries on 5 continents.

Career highlights:

  • Led an organization of 15 UX content strategists at Facebook
  • Co-led and edited the Facebook Design writing collection
  • Built UX standards as REI’s first principal experience architect
  • Won two Webby Awards for my work at The Nature Conservancy
  • Served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Burkina Faso, West Africa

Twitter: @jcolman

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Short biography

Jonathon Colman (@jcolman) leads Platform and Growth product design, design systems, and the content design discipline at Intercom. He’s a Webby Award-winning content designer and a keynote speaker who’s appeared at over 90 events in 9 countries on 5 continents.

He’s worked on the web since 1994 and is grumpy it’s not done yet.

Full biography

Jonathon Colman (@jcolman) leads Platform and Growth product design, design systems, and the content design discipline at Intercom. He’s a Webby Award-winning designer and a keynote speaker who’s appeared at over 90 events in 9 countries on 5 continents.

Previously, Jonathon led UX content strategy for Facebook’s Platform and Marketplace teams, was the principal user experience architect at REI, and served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Burkina Faso, West Africa. He’s a graduate of the University of Washington (M.S., Information Management in 2013) and Michigan Technological University (B.S., Scientific and Technical Communication in 1997).

Jonathon’s married to the artist Marja Huhta and they live in Dublin, Ireland with #bestdogever.

He’s worked on the web since 1994 and is grumpy it’s not done yet.

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