Jon Thomas

Adjunct Faculty


BFA, Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Jon Maichel Thomas is a graphic designer, user experience director, producer, and filmmaker. Thomas’s work on the main title sequence of Joel and Ethan Coen’s Intolerable Cruelty earned him an Art Directors Club Silver Award. He worked on the HBO mini-series Angels in America, which received an Emmy nomination for its title design. Thomas’s short film Photos & Drawings won the Showcase Award at the Flyway Film Festival and special jury award for cinematography. He is also a 2013 McKnight New Media Project Grant Finalist.

Thomas founded the experience design and production company Studio Collective and has directed and designed video games, software, and online experiences for Wii, iOS, PC, mobile, and web. He has worked with clients such as Target, Bass Pro Shops, Hasbro, HBO, H&R Block, Universal Pictures, Mirimax, Olson, Larsen, MGM, and Wheaties.