Jonathan Minori

Jonathan Minori

Designer in Portland, OR, He/him

Available for projects

3 months ago


Startup founder and design director with 17 yrs experience building digital products and brand experiences. Helping companies bring new products to market and strengthen their design practice.

Previously, I co-founded Caravel, which allowed software companies to build their own NLP models to better understand the voice of their customer. Sold to Commsor in '22.

Before that, I led design at Wieden+Kennedy's creative technology group Lodge, which worked with Fortune 100 companies to push forward-looking retail and product experiences.

Available for projects starting 4/1.

Work Experience

2023 — Now
Portland, OR

SEASONS provides on-demand fitness training for the outdoor sports community, built by pro trainers, guided by pro athletes, and accessed via a smartphone app. My advisor role is to help the team improve the customer and product experience.

2020 — Now
Consultant, Design & Product at Self
Portland, OR et al.

Design and product strategy consultant working with various startups to Fortune 100 companies to design new digital products and experiences. Focus areas are crypto/blockchain, productivity, and creative tools.

2018 — 2020
Portland, OR

Co-founded B2B conversational intelligence platform that surfaces actionable learnings from customer conversations—built the product and team from the ground up. Part of the Techstars Seattle ‘20 cohort. Acquired by Commsor.

2014 — 2018
Portland, OR

I guided the design practice within a creative technology group called Lodge, exploring novel approaches to brand experiences and digital products for consume, retail-focused Fortune 100 companies such as Nike, Samsung, Coca-Cola, KFC, and Anki Robotics.

2011 — 2014
Co-founder, Design at Flavor
Salt Lake City, UT & Portland, OR
2011 — 2013
2007 — 2011
Salt Lake City, UT
2005 — 2007

Side Projects


Helping gardeners grow healthy, nutrient-rich food. 🌱💪


2021 — Now
2008 — 2011


2002 — 2005
Bachelors of Arts at Art Institute of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA