Matt Jones

Nationality: British

Matt Jones is Interaction Design Director at Google Creative Lab in New York.

Matt was a principal and partner at BERG, a product invention company that researches, conceives, designs and builds connected products. He is a designer with a broad range of experience who has worked delivering digital products and services since 1995.

He has been a creative director and team-builder for award-winning services like BBC News Online, and Sapient’s London studio. At Nokia, Matt drove design research, working on areas as diverse as RFID/NFC applications of tangible/physical interfaces and the human universal experience of play. Then, transferring that work to the business-facing side of design – as Director of User-Experience Design for the Multimedia Division of Nokia Design, part of the team responsible for driving the Nokia Nseries user-experience.

Matt is one of the founders and lead designer of Dopplr.com, a service for frequent travelers which was sold to Nokia in 2009.

He regularly speaks at conferences and events such as Reboot, UX London, Adaptive Path’s MX event, Ars Electronica, O’Reilly’s Etech and FooCamp.

Matt has taught/lectured at the RCA, AHO Oslo, CIID and Goldsmiths.

He has been writing on interaction design, comic books and planetary-scale, self-replicating robot dogs for over 10 years at http://www.magicalnihilism.com