Jonathan Firestone

  • User Experience Strategy, Design and Research
  • Ashburn, VA (Washington, DC Metro Area)

“My mantra is in making people’s lives easier. If I’m doing that with my work, if I’m learning and growing, I’m happy.”

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Clients

Bethesda Softworks, LLC, Eaton, Verizon Wireless, Verizon VCAST, U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), GSA STARS II Program, Deloitte, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), IBM, National Geographic Society, National Geographic Magazine, Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Lockheed Martin, GSA Office of the CIO, Personify, SAI Global Ltd., DuPont Fabros, Association of General Contractors, Council for Exceptional Children, Microsoft, PeopleIQ, American Association for Justice (AAJ), Blackboard, PBS: The Business Channel, Intellidata, Owens Corning, SAAB:USA, United Press Syndicate, Paws Incorporated, Amtrak, Garfield.com, Volunteers of America, Volunteers of America: Sidewalk Santa, Newscorp, MCI

Specialties

Seeing the Forest AND the TreesRadical Idea GeneratorOut-of-the-Box Problem SolverSkilled FacilitatorInnovatorKicking projects to the next level

Skills

UX StrategyUX DesignUX ResearchWireframingConceptual DesignGraphic DesignSketchAdobe XDAdobe Photoshop, Illustrator, IndesignInformation ArchitectureInteraction DesignWeb StrategyMobile StrategyHuman FactorsHuman-Computer InteractionMarket AnalysisBusiness Strategy DevelopmentClient Requirements FacilitationAccessibility / Usability / Section 508Community Building

Education

N/A at Northern VA Community College

1988 – 1990 Loudoun, VA

Honors program, focused on Western Civilization Studies, History.