Jeffrey founded and is executive creative director of Happy Cog™, a high-end web design agency named “Design Agency of the Year” in the 2010 .net Awards. He publishes the industry-leading magazine A List Apart “for people who make websites;” has written two books, notably the foundational web standards text, Designing With Web Standards 3rd Edition with Ethan Marcotte. Jeffrey co-hosts “The Big Web Show” with Dan Benjamin (“Video Podcast of the Year,” 2010 .net Awards) and is a faculty member at the Interaction Design MFA program at the School of Visual Arts.
Jeffrey serves on the Advisory Boards of SXSW Interactive and Rosenfeld Media (Emeritus) and is a co-founder of The Deck advertising network. Before becoming a web designer, he worked as a composer and musician and as a writer for The Washington Post.