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About Christian Alden Jacobs

Hi! My name is Christian. I live in Maine.

I'm a designer, researcher, and internet software developer interested in doing less, better.

This website is much more playground than portfolio, so please pardon the mess.


  • Trying to keep my Now page up to date
  • Design systems at Lightspeed
  • Research & development at Essvan
  • Shouting into the abyss on Twitter
  • Posting photos on Instagram
  • Managing (some) code on GitHub
  • Hiding from email notifications on LinkedIn


  • Product content design at Shopify
  • UX & content strategy at Anchour
  • Consultant
  • Front-end developer
  • Founder at CreativeMeta