Nick Ross is a graphic designer in San Francisco with a passion for social justice and community-focused design. Nick develops strategic experiential, wayfinding, and signage solutions for brands and clients across print, digital, and spatial formats. Nick is a knowledge leader for technical design aspects including: programming, code requirements, and fabrication of environmental graphics and signage.
Nick Ross is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati's prestigious College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning where he studied the principles of Swiss Modernism, and maintains this keen attention to the details of form, space, and typography to this day. Since beginning his design career, he has worked for branding agencies like LPK, designed retail-related graphics for Apple, and delved into the world of EGD and signage at Kate Keating Associates and Gensler San Francisco, designing signage and wayfinding solutions for airports, corporate workplaces, residential developments, civic campuses, and medical centers.
Recently, Nick Ross led an effort to design a new standard for a symbol for all-gender restrooms, marrying his passions for design, wayfinding, and social justice-focused accessibility. When he’s not designing, you can find Nick involved in local activism, volunteering at the GLBT Historical Society or SF Urban Film Fest, or practicing floral design.