Kevin Jones is a simple man. He has a love for design, the web and slaying dragons. When he’s not spending his time designing & coding, he can be found out at a lake fishing or in his snuggie playing Starcraft 2 or League of Legends. He loves typography, usability within design and understanding the overall user experience across multiple platforms.
Prior to his position at KPS3, he worked as a lead designer for the University of Nevada, Reno, focusing on their digital initiatives and many of their creative marketing pieces, including the University’s website and sites of numerous colleges and departments. He also freelanced in a variety of capacities prior to joining KPS3.
Kevin was also cofounder and designer of the web application Colorstache, an application for Evernote, which was a finalist in the Evernote Developer Competition and listed on sites such as Mashable.com and Hunch.com. He has produced award-winning work for: Desert Research Institute, City of Sparks and Reno-Tahoe International Airport to name a few.
Kevin was a member of Ad2Reno, a young professional’s organization within the communications industry in northern Nevada, for more than four years. He played a large role in the nonprofit organization winning first place at the National AAF (American Advertising Federation) Conference in 2008 for work done for the Reno-Sparks Gospel Mission. Kevin was instrumental in the receipt of Ad2Reno’s first place award this year for a public service campaign book developed for Northern Nevada Hopes.
Kevin has spoken at Wordcamp and UNR on subjects relating to Wordpress, Drupal and designing for the web and content management systems.