Jon Jurgens

Product / Design / Branding

Jon Jurgens

Product / Design / Branding


Creativity + Technology + Media

I create engaging experiences, reinvent brands, launch new products, and design innovative applications through nonlinear story telling, design and technology.

Digital Strategy & Innovation
Creative Direction
Digital Performance
Media Experience Design
Emerging Experiences

Featured Projects


  • More people spend time enjoying then spent on Break, Buzzfeed, the Onion, College Humor and Funny or Die COMBINED!* I led the transition from a print publication to an online destination.

  • Nearly 17% percent of the U.S. population visits each month*. I led product strategy and growth from 6 million unique visitors to more than 77 million within 3 years.

  • Webby Award Winner for the Best Health and Fitness Website from the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences 16th annual honors for excellence on the Internet.

About Me

Senior executive with 18 years of strategic, creative leadership and management experience. I have held design and product positions at large agencies, entertainment studios, media companies and start-ups, including a recent venture-backed Internet start-up that I led through IPO.

Formerly the Senior Vice President of Creative Strategy at Demand Media (NYSE: DMD), I managed over 30 personnel and all aspects of Product, Design, UX and UI Engineering. During my tenure, I led the strategy, creative direction and design initiatives of all media properties within Demand Media including eHow, Cracked and LIVESTRONG.

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