Slate Names Jason Santa Maria Design Director

He joins from Vox Media.

Slate Group has named Jason Santa Maria design director. He most recently served as executive design director for Vox Media.

Santa Maria previously worked for Typekit and is the founder of the publishing imprint A Book Apart.

“Jason is a leader in defining the way the modern web is built,” said Slate Group vice chairman Dan Check, in a statement. “Beyond that, he’s built powerful systems that allow editors to produce beautiful, unique work. We’re thrilled to have him elevating and strengthening Slate’s visual identity in the increasingly complex world of digital journalism.”