Nathan Becker Design

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Over 10 years designing for web, mobile, and multimedia, I thrive on leveraging technology and collaboration to build innovative products and ideas. Specialties include visual communication, UX, and marketing for publishers, nonprofits, and companies featured below. I'm a Master of Fine Arts in Design & Technology from The New School in NY.

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Nonprofits SF

Senior Marketing Designer for Summer Search, helping bridge the gap for low-income high school students to become college-educated leaders.

Design & Web Manager for Playworks, providing safe, inclusive play to low-income urban schools.

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Condé Nast NY

Creative Producer, CorpComm Technology, for the publisher of some 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 the weekly news magazine, advancing science and advocating for chemistry and its practitioners.

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Marketing & Web Design for NGOs Playworks and Summer Search

Digital and print design for national nonprofits in SF, 2014–present. Website and digital communications, visual brand guardianship, interactive and UX.


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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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Art Director and Visual Design

I believe in fearless creativity, emergent technologies, and problem-solving with style and form. I used to be a magazine art director before moving to NY for an MFA, becoming more focused on digital and mobile UX and design.


  • brick and by windows
  • old-style ipad icons
  • mobile iphone app profile ui
  • new balance shoes
  • rive radio icon
  • 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


Design + Technology MFA, Parsons the New School NY

The full-residency, two-year MFADT is studio based, but critical thinking and study of the design process are central. Areas of practice include interaction design, new media art, data viz, game design, physical computing, and critical design through prototyping, synthesizing research, and practice. BS, Media Art + Design, James Madison University, VA

Chatterbox

My thesis where video archive meets chatbots, featuring Amy Winehouse in conversation with users

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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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