Jason Pamental is a designer and specialist in web typography in Rhode Island. He spends much of his time working with clients to establish their typographic systems and digital strategy, helping design and development teams work smarter and faster, and running workshops about all of the above. While mostly focused on design and user experience strategy, he has held a number of high-level creative and technical roles. He has also served for the past six years on the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, is a board member of ATypl (Association Typographique Internationale) in Toyko, and recently as an Invited Expert to the W3C Web Fonts Working Group.
Pamental’s clients range from type industry giants like Monotype and Adobe, to Ivy League and High Tech clients like Yale University and Boston Dynamics, to the NFL and America’s Cup. He also researches and writes on typography for the web: having authored the book Responsive Typography: Using Type Well on the Web, published by O’Reilly Media, as well as articles for TYPE Magazine, .Net, PRINT, HOW, Monotype.com, and being a frequent podcast guest.
Pamental has taught graphic design at Rhode Island College, authored several online courses for Aquent’s Gymnasium platform and Frontend Masters. He is also a prolific speaker and workshop leader – having presented at over 100 national and international conferences.
Pamental lives in Rumford with his wife Ellen Diamond and two rough collies, Tristan and Tillie. He spends his real time following his dogs around Turner Reservoir and posting photos on Instagram.