Jason Parkin is a passionate advocate of business as a force for good; both in addressing the climate crisis as well as the intersecting social justice issues that are so deeply a part of it.
Professionally, he has more than 25 years of experience specializing in creative strategy, interactive/user-centered design, and animation. He is a founder and former Design Director of Motionbox, a personal video sharing company that was acquired by HP Snapfish in 2010, where he helped create a then new, and now widely used interface for viewing online video. His work has been recognized by various award bodies including the Webby’s, the MIN Best of the Web Awards, OMMA, and the One Show Interactive Awards.
Prior to founding Compose[d], he was the Creative Director for Maxim Digital – where he headed up all creative for both advertising and editorial content, and Art Director for CondéNet’s Creative Services division. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Jason lives in Harlem with his wife Nicky and their dogs Shiloh and Ryder. He’s a former USCF Category 3 bicycle racer, and now enjoys a slightly more leisurely approach to cycling, snowboarding, ice hockey, hiking, and climbing. Additionally he also serves on the board of the non-profit Community++, and is a member of American Mensa.