Jack manages the apps development group at GUI Inmedius, a Boeing company. With a BFA in Graphic Design from West Virginia University and a Masters in Interaction Design from Carnegie Mellon, he has been designing web, desktop, and mobile applications for over 15 years in both research and industry environments. Jack has designed software tools for Lockheed Martin, Shell, DaimlerChrysler, Eaton, and many organizations within the U.S. military, including Joint Service Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Naval Reactors, and NCIS. He teaches design part-time at WVU, authored Bridging UX and Web Development, co-founded and leads IxDA Pittsburgh, chaired Midwest UX 2015, and writes about design on designaday.tumblr.com.
Jack is leading our Designing Design Systems theme.