Jonathan Healey is an architectural, product, and experience designer based in Washington, DC. He specializes in human-centered design, agile development, and creative-focused pedagogy. He has practiced and taught professionally since 2003, working on projects ranging from new buildings to mobile applications, curriculum creation to thesis advising.
Currently a Professor of Practice at Georgetown University, Jonathan is Assistant Director and Head of Design for Ethics Lab at Georgetown University’s Kennedy Institute of Ethics, developing innovative ethics education for students and professionals. There, Jonathan leads project and outreach efforts advancing creative practices for responsible leaders and practitioners across all disciplines, from the sciences to business to international diplomacy.
Prior to joining Georgetown University, Jonathan was Design Director and Mobile Product Manager at Brivo, where he lead multidisciplinary teams to create new products that enhance how people interact with the physical world through personalized security technology.
Formerly a professor and program director at the Corcoran College of Art + Design, Jonathan continues to teach at the George Washington University and University of Maryland. His courses focus on creative process and experience design connecting physical and virtual realms. His experience spans many scales of the built environment, including urban planning, architecture, exhibition design, environmental systems, and interactive media. He has joined design juries at Catholic University, MICA, MIT, Morgan State University, and RISD.
He has worked with a variety of architectural practices on projects ranging from private residences in DC to elementary schools in Saskatchewan. He has served on the board of Grace Episcopal Day School in Kensington, Maryland. In 2005 he was a member of Jeanne Claude & Christo’s installation crew for "The Gates" in Central Park, New York.