Art Director, UX, Marketing

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15+yrs designing for web, mobile, and multimedia, I thrive on leveraging technology and collaboration to build innovative products and beautiful ideas.

Master of Fine Arts in Design & Technology from Parsons the New School, NYC.

In addition to design, I'm passionate about my IGLA water polo team (Paris gold medalists). Pronouns: he/him/his

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Nonprofit SF

5yr design-for-good promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion in education at two national nonprofits making an impact, as the Art Director for Summer Search, and prior to that as Design & Web Manager for Playworks.

Recent Work

Condé Nast NY

Creative Producer, CorpComm Technology, for the publisher of the world's most celebrated mass media brands, including Vogue, GQ, Wired, Vanity Fair, and The New Yorker. Condé Nast attracts more than 164M consumers across its print and digital media.

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ACS DC

Art Director for the largest scientific society in the world. Managed a design team who's primary objective was producing the weekly news magazine, advancing science, and advocating for chemistry and its practitioners.

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Art Director for Nonprofits—Playworks and Summer Search

Digital and print product design for national nonprofits in SF, 2014–2019. Website landing pages, email, social, digital communications, visual brand guardianship, interactive, and UX.




Creative Producer for Condé Nast CorpComm Technology

Managed intranet (serving 5K employees) with daily posts of my design, facilitating communications across 30 brands. The following example shows our redesigned homepage navigation, after a collaborative effort, in which I conducted user research, created UI, digital assets, and design decisions.


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Visual Design

I believe in fearless creativity, emergent technologies, and problem-solving with style. Building on an established career as an editorial art director, I moved to NY to pursue my mastery of digital, mobile, interactive, and UX design.


  • brick and by windows
  • old-style ipad icons
  • mobile iphone app profile ui
  • new balance shoes
  • blood pressure app ui
  • memories feed ui iphone
  • apple device vector icons
  • brick and by windows
  • old-style ipad icons
  • mobile iphone app profile ui
  • new balance shoes



Nathan Becker for Hire

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Design + Technology MFA, Parsons the New School NY

The full-residency, 2yr Master of Fine Arts in Design Tech is studio based, and study of the design process is central. Areas of practice include interaction design, new media art, video, infographics, game design, and critical design through prototyping, research, and practice. Bachelors Degree, Media Art + Design, James Madison University, VA

Chatterbox

Responsive video archive as interactive installation, featuring pop celebs in conversation with participant

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Debate Club

Polling app for Presidential debates engages real-time results, so that users are never caught in a bubble

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Tap to Post

Photo-a-day social app with mass participation from MFADT students, and exhibited at Parsons Fest 2011

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