Product Design leadership

Jonah has deep Silicon Valley experience and has had the privilege to lead design for some of the most used apps in the world.

Jonah is an accomplished product leader with a proven track record of guiding large and small cross-functional organisations to lasting impact. He works at the intersection of design, product, engineering and research. He has led design for some of the most influential and consequential digital products in the world across Meta and Google.

He now acts as an advisor & mentor to organisations around the world on product, design, and leadership.

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Product Design leader, 2015-2020

“Jonah is an exceptional design leader. He has a unique ability to see the big picture of a product space and connect it to the details of design. His ability to connect dots at strategic and executional levels is incredibly valuable. In addition, his ability to frame his ideas with simple but powerful language makes working with him even more impactful.”

- Jon Lax, VP of Product Design, Meta


Product Design leader, 2007-2014

“Jonah is truly exceptional. I trust his design work more than any other individual designer. I only wish we had enough engineers to implement all of his ideas.”

- John Hanke, VP of Product, Google

Selected highlights

Oculus Mixed Reality

Oculus AR/VR Pathfinding 2018-2020

Led pathfinding product and design to explore the future of spatial computing & the Metaverse, with 5 patents granted.

Oculus Hand Tracking

Oculus hand tracking 2018-2020

Led pathfinding to prototype and design revolutionary hand tracking as input for spatial computing, announced by Mark Zuckerberg at the OC6 keynote.

Facebook London

Meta London Design 2015-2018

Grew the Meta London product design team by over 10x to become one of the largest design teams in Europe.

Facebook Sharing

Facebook Sharing 2015-2017

Led the Creative Labs and Facebook Sharing design teams, building tools to help 2 billion people share on Facebook, including the launch of Facebook Live.

Facebook Workplace

Workplace 2015-2017

Led the design team for the launch of Workplace, a tool to connect teams together at work, used by over 30,000 businesses worldwide.

Facebook Audience Network

Audience Network 2017-2018

Led the design team for the $2 billion Audience Network business, helping publishers and advertisers to monetise games and apps with better user experiences.

Google Maps

Google Maps redesign 2007-2014

Led the design team for Google Maps to launch the biggest redesign in the company's history. With major improvements for over 1 billion users, the launch headlined Google I/O 2013.

Google Maps

Google Maps 2D/3D 2007-2014

Designed all aspects of cartography, photos and 3D imagery.

Google Maps

Google Maps features 2007-2014

Designed multiple world-first features, with 30 patents granted.

Startups & freelance 1999-2007

Software UI design for the award winning RI3K suite of online reinsurance software. Consultancy, design and implementation of websites and apps for various companies.

Awards & press

Winner, Global Design Special Award 2013.
Winner, Good Design Award 2011.

Winner of Innovation by Design award.
Featured in Top Creative People In Business.
Featured in 10th anniversary design edition.

35 design patents granted.

“Beautiful and graceful and poised to take over the world - Apple-like, in other words”

“Tasteful typography, artful use of white space and flatness, full-bleed imagery, and a general sense of restraint”

“To improve all workday data graphics: directly compare to Google Maps”

“The equivalent of the difference between a Rio MP3 player and an iPod”

“Jonah Jones is tackling the future of virtual and augmented reality ... Even at the peak of his career, no design philosophy is ever set in stone.”

“This, more than anything else, immerses you in VR in a way that makes you feel like you’re in the future.”

“A really cool experience that makes me excited for the future of this technology”