Eric Hu

global design director Nike Sportswear

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Eric Hu is a multidisciplinary designer and creative consultant based in New York and Montreal. His practice has an international reputation for pairing maximalist image-making with typographic nuance for a variety of clients operating in fashion, music, architecture, and technology. Eric is currently an adjunct professor at the School of Visual Arts and the global design director at Nike Sportswear. The LA-born multidisciplinary creative leaves behind his position as director of design at Ssense, which he held for two years during which he led its rebrand.

Previously, Hu was a founding partner at Nothing in Common, a creative technology studio in Brooklyn that created unique products and experiences for clients like Nike, the New York Times, Tri Angle Records, Ninja Tune Records, C.F Goldman, Faux/Real, Columbia University GSAPP / The Avery Review, Leong Leong Architecture, West, Columbia Records, and 3.1 Phillip Lim. In 2010, Eric was named as an ADC Young Gun by the Art Directors Club of New York. A native of Los Angeles, Eric received his BFA from Art Center College of Design in 2011, and his MFA from Yale University in 2013 where he also received the Bradbury Thompson Memorial Prize for Continued Excellence in Graphic Design.