Jul 13, 2017

Team Profile: Jon Hurst

JonEMPLOYEEpic300x300What is your name?

Jon Hurst

Do you have any nicknames?

Not that I am aware of.

When is your birthday?

February 3rd

Hometown/Where have you lived?

Orlando, Florida – Hometown (born and raised); Columbus, GA; Jesup, GA; Louisville, KY; Las Vegas, NV; Iraq

What do you do at NetSource Technologies, and how long have you worked here?

Social Media Account Manager, I am new to the team.

When did you become interested in art and design?

2003, I did a lot of drawing in my down time in the Army.

When did you become interested in creating websites?

2007

What is your favorite part of creating a new website?

Connecting everything to flow smoothly.

What is your favorite part of your job?

Creating new materials from old or from scratch.

When did you become interested in computers and technology?

As a child I was always interested in computers.

What piece of technology could you not live without?

My Mac.

What do you like to do on the weekends?

Ride my motorcycle, fix things, go out with friends.

Do you have any hobbies?

I fix a lot of things for friends for the challenge.

What are your top three moments in your life so far?

Making it back from Iraq twice, graduating from college, and getting accepted into the college of my choice.

What is your favorite color?

Pantone 287 c

What is your favorite food/drink?

Oysters and crab legs/milk.

What is your favorite musician or type of music?

I like a mix of music genres but I am leaning more towards hip hop right now.

What is your favorite sport? Do you have a favorite team?

I enjoy playing soccer and football but I am not a fan of watching. My team would be the Gators.

What are your favorite TV shows?

The Office, Parks and Recreation, New Girl, and Stranger Things.

What are your favorite movies?

Guardians of the Galaxy and most, if not all, Marvel movies.

What are your favorite books/magazines?

I get most, if not all, of my reading done online.

What are your favorite websites or blogs?

Reddit

Twitter or Facebook? (and why?)

Facebook, it is easier to connect and communicate with friends and family.

Tell us about your family!

I am half Puerto Rican (on my mother’s side) and half Caucasian. We have a lot of former military in my family.

Do you have any pets?

No

If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go?

Australia

If you couldn’t be a Social Media¬†Account Manager anymore, what career would you pursue?

Probably a Firefighter

If you could choose to have any superpower, what would it be?

Teleportation

How do you think technology and/or web design will change in the next 10-20 years?

I think it will become even more minimalist and with more visual interaction for the customer.

What tips would you give to a business that is just starting out with their first website?

Find your audience and build for them. Engage your customers with constant content (out of sight, out of mind). Add your personality to your site. It builds a connection with customers.

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