UX Designer / UI Developer

jon ross | Expertise in UX Prototyping and Front End UI Development (HTML5 / CSS3 / JS / React + Node - soon!)

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Current Interests

Developing cognitive web apps and conversational interfaces


InVision Studio

InVision Studio - the world’s most powerful screen design tool. Designers are rapidly evolving the world we live in by determining how humans interact with technology. Using InVision Studio, frictionless rapid prototyping and advanced animation help you unlock new dimensions of screen design. Your work-in-progress isn’t just interactive—it’s alive!


Alexa Development Cloud

Alexa is an intelligent assistant for the enterprise developed by Amazon, made popular by the Amazon Echo and the Amazon Echo Dot devices. It's the cloud-based voice service that powers Amazon Echo, provides capabilities, or skills, that enable your team to interact with devices in a more intuitive way using voice.

About Alexa for Business

Watson Developer Cloud

Watson is an IBM supercomputer that combines artificial intelligence (AI) and sophisticated analytical software for optimal performance as a “question answering” machine. The Watson Developer Cloud is a library of Watson APIs that you can use to build conversational interfaces and the power of cognitive computing to your apps.

What is Watson?


My Latest Projects

Voice-Controlled Shipping

A science education "Moonshot Project" by Mind Academi.
A story-based S.T.E.M. educational environment using a fictitious cargo transport company as a multidisciplinary learning vehicle.
[ Science . Technology . Engineering . Mathematics ]
- this project is currently in development -

Starship Space Facts

Our first voice-controlled app is now available!



Paper Prototypes / Adobe XD / InVision Studio

sketching, mockups and prototyping


Adobe Brackets / Sublime Text

text editing and preliminary coding


Adobe Creative Cloud

user interface design & development


IBM Watson Developer Cloud

data exploration and analysis

My Approach
User-Centered Interface Design



Good things usually come to those who ... communicate! It's what human beings are designed for sharing their dreams, ideas and visions of what's possible.



Big ideas and breakthroughs come to those who have their minds blown learning how to think exponential, using proven techniques that get results.


Design the UX

Visualizing, sketching and creating clickable mockups are key in creating awesome user experiences (UX).


Develop the UI

Responsive web user interfaces (UI) are built with HTML5, CSS3, javascript, jquery using Bootstrap and connections to cloud services back end.

Creative Works on Social Media

Informational pages I created on Facebook

The Rise of Sustainability

About trends and cultural shifts toward environmental sustainability, renewable energy related technologies and practices.

MORE about sustainability  

A.I. - Utopia or Oblivion

About developments in artificial intelligence (A.I.) technology, cognitive computing, neuroscience and its moral implications.

MORE about A.I. 

Brain Wave Network

About developments in mindfulness, brain-healthy practices, brain-computer interface (BCI) and virtual reality (VR) technology.

MORE about BCI & VR 

Quantified Self Actualization

About what happens when we discover our deepest selves with wearable technology, genomics and mind-probing A.I. conversational apps.

MORE about Quantified Self 

more about Mind Academi

Contact Me


University City, Philadelphia, PA 19104




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