Jason Townsend Online space communicator by day who craves good friends, food + wine by night

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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 is an industry leader in communications with over 14 years of experience in strategic and innovative use of digital tools, social media messaging and website content. Now leading efforts in NASA's strategic communications, he's previously directed the efforts of and executed some of the largest Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat accounts across those platforms, working on projects that have earned Emmy awards, Shorty Awards for best use of social media and Webby Awards for best corporate use of social media and websites. He is currently a communications program manager at NASA where he is responsible for leading the planning, development and implementation of strategic communications efforts across the agency.
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