Jason Brightman is the Director of Web and Emerging Technologies at Harris Publications, one of the nations largest special-interest publishers with more than 70 titles. At Harris, Jason is responsible for the strategic direction, design, and development of the online brand extensions for the lead titles, including XXL, KING, RIDES, and SLAM magazines. Over the past year, he has transformed the websites into dynamic, market-leading genre destinations. The new sites deliver targeted music and lifestyle content to pop-culture enthusiasts, while providing an optimized response rate for the advertisers. The redesigns have generated dramatic increases in both page views and unique users, resulting in a very strong ROI especially since Jason remade the sites without an increase in development costs. In addition to his publishing work, Jason has produced a variety of business-to-consumer sites for clients, including Verisign, Domainsbot, and the Warrior-Poets. Prior to working with Harris Publications, Jason was with Sanpan Design, creating award-winning package design for entertainment properties including HBO's "Six Feet Under", "Carnivale", and "Rome". He has a BFA in Graphic Design from Pratt Institute in New York City.

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