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Graphic Designs
NASA: STS-135 - The Final Space Shuttle Mission
NASA: STS-135 - The Final Space Shuttle Mission

As part of his work at NASA, Jason created graphic banners utilizing realtime imagery and news photography to highlight the current mission related activities. Additionally, these bold graphics served as a call-to-action for website visitors to obtain more information about the mission and funneling traffic from entry points to the Space Shuttle's main website section.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
National Aeronautics and Space Administration

While working for two years at NASA Headquarters, Jason worked with a vendor routinely in the development of new features for the website. Working within pre-existing templates, Jason integrated new sections and functionality into the site -- maintaining the integrity of the NASA brand and online presence. Additionally, he routinely packaged news stories for the […]

Townsend Aerospace Consulting
Townsend Aerospace Consulting

For this woman owned small business, Jason created a website with a futuristic feel that incorporates dynamic PHP generated text, large graphics, a CSS based design, and a simplified approach to information architecture that allows the site to grow in tandem with the growth of the client. Additionally, Jason created a powerful identity system that […]

Twisted Fairy Tales Drag Show
Twisted Fairy Tales Drag Show

For this entertainment show, Jason created promotional materials, flyers and additional products to showcase the show throughout campus.

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

While working at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Jason routinely produced and enhanced the online versions of scientific stories, daily news releases, real-time breaking news announcements, press conferences, and press kits using a content management system and incorporating static text content, multimedia elements, boiler-plate statements, and specialized photographs and graphics.

About Me
Jason Townsend is an industry leader in digital communications with over 14 years of experience in strategic and innovative use of social media messaging and website content. During his career, he's directed the efforts of and regularly executes some of the largest Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat accounts across the platforms, working on projects that have earned two Shorty Awards for best use of social media, two Webby Awards for best corporate use of social media and two Webby Awards for best websites. He is currently NASA's deputy social media manager where he helps oversee and coordinate over 500 social media accounts covering NASA’s people, missions, and programs.
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