Jonathan McFadden

Jonathan McFadden

Senior Content Designer in USA, he/his/him

About

I design content for Shop's buyer and merchant experiences. I also guzzle green tea lattes, write for clients on the side, and enjoy reruns of "Xena: Warrior Princess."

Writing

2021

Tons of what journalists learn about reporting the news translates nicely over to a career in UX. Here are some reasons why I think reporters looking for a pivot should consider UX as their second act.

2021

Almost immediately after a gunman killed eight people in Atlanta, people tried to divest the tragedy of its racist undertones. I wasn't having it, so I wrote about it.

2021

My wife and I celebrated a year of pandemic-era wedded bliss last November. We co-authored a piece about the lessons we've learned. Get some of this goodness.

2021

I proposed to my wife months before the world as we knew it changed in the wake of Covid. Here's how we adapted and managed to have a successful (and healthy!) pandemic wedding amid the madness of 2020.

2020

After months of calling for justice in the death of Breonna Taylor at the hands of police, we got news that many of us expected. There would be no justice for Breonna — a stark reminder that Black women remain underserved, uncounted, and unvalued.

2020

Chadwick Boseman's death tore into our hearts, rippling across the Black community with punctuated pangs of grief, frustration and despair.

2020

Words create and destroy, and in the product experiences we create, they have the potential to cause irreparable harm. Here's my take on inclusive language with a look at a word I find repugnant.

Teams

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Shop Design