Hi, I'm Nick Niles.
I make websites .

I guide you on every step of the journey from a business need to a fully-realized digital solution.

Areas of Expertise

  • Website & Digital Product Design
  • Cutting-Edge Front-End Development
  • High-Fidelity Prototyping
  • UX Research & Design
  • Product Management
  • Branding & Identity Design
  • Video Production & Motion Graphics Design
  • Music Composition & Production
  • Teaching (University Level)
  • Public Speaking & Event Hosting

Selected Projects

I have a passion for weaving compelling stories and elegantly simple digital experiences out of complex systems.

I especially love creating hi-fidelity, realistic prototypes for user testing and to communicate designs to the development team.

Hosting Front Conference Zurich, 2019

Education

  • Columbia University

    New York City

    MFA Film Directing

    2009

  • Parsons School of Design

    New York City

    Fellow, MFA Design & Technology

    1997 (DNG)

  • Boston College

    Chestnut Hill, MA

    BA English, BA Studio Art

    1997

Further Education

Speaking

  • Front Conference Zurich

    Zürich

    Host

    2019/2021

  • WebZüri

    Zürich

    Speaker

    2017

  • Dev Days

    Zürich

    Speaker

    2017

  • Front Conference Zurich

    Zürich

    Speaker

    2015

Work Experience

  • Axpo

    Baden, Switzerland

    Senior Product Designer (Contract)

    2019-Present

  • Hochschule Luzern

    Emmenbrücke, Switzerland

    Guest Lecturer

    2019-Present

  • Zurich Insurance

    Oerlikon, Switzerland

    Senior Front-End Engineer

    2018-2019

  • Unic

    Zürich, Switzerland

    Senior Front-End Engineer (Contract)

    2018

  • Voice Republic

    Zürich, Switzerland

    Head of Product Design

    2015-2017

  • Google

    Zürich, Switzerland

    Video Director/Producer (Contract)

    2016

  • Atfront

    Zürich, Switzerland

    Senior Interactive Designer

    2011-2015

  • Tag Worldwide

    Remote

    Motion Graphics Designer (Contract)

    2008-2014

  • Gigantic Pictures

    New York City

    Web Designer

    2008-2009

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