Hi, I’m ES, Eric Smith. Finnish American Brand and Digital Designer. → Currently, Design Lead, Nike North America CDS. → *As a kid, I was always drawing - comic characters, bmx parks, original alphabets, and custom sneakers. *My dad was an engineer, so we were often tinkering with computers - he taught me how they worked, and how to build one from scratch. *These two experiences collided later on in my life to send me down the path of becoming a → graphic designer. *Led by optimism, wonder and Scandinavian spirit - *I create timeless, contemporary experiences with intention and reason to exist. *I’m interested in work that is human focussed - (centered in collaboration, thoughtfulness, and clarity.) *Over the last 10+ years I’ve created brands, websites, digital products, campaigns, illustrations, and lots more. *Currently based in → Washington, I’ve worked with companies huge / small, corporate / boutique - across the US from Washington, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston, Portland, New York and more.
*Recent Brand Collaborations: Nike (Current), Apple, Jordan, RicherPoorer, Facebook Reality Labs, Google, Netflix, Meta, Burton Snowboards, Cohaesiv, Zero Motorcycles.
*Product Design: Duolingo, Rho, Wistia, Sessions, Jumprope, Treehouse.
*Agency Collaborations: Somedays, Moniker, AlrightStudio, Instrument, Basic®, Huge, Elephant, This, Turnstyle, C&V, Seven2, DH, Creature.
*Published: Live Now, HOW Magazine. A Car That Runs on Dish Soap, Publish America.
*Get in touch: Open to select projects and engagements. Portfolio available upon request.
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