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Tate Strickland

Adjunct Instructor Department of Art

Tate Strickland is an interactive and graphic designer whose work explores the intersection between digital experiences and physical space. Having cultivated a professional expertise in mobile and web design, his teaching philosophy is inspired by trade-oriented skills and techniques as mechanisms for academic exploration. He teaches courses on motion graphics, web design and development, and introductory visual communication.

Tate's professional portfolio includes work for local and high-profile clients including Livestrong, NPR, Al Jazeera America, and National Instruments. His work has been featured in Wired, Gizmodo, TechCrunch, GQ, and Mashable, and he was invited in 2011 to display an augmented reality concept video at the SHIFT Electronic Arts Festival in Basel. He worked previously as a designer for thirteen23, where his UX and UI design work on Barack Obama's 2012 mobile app was awarded Best in Category ("Connecting") at the 2013 IxDA Interaction Awards and an International Design Excellence Award from the Industrial Designers Society of America.


BA in Graphic Design, magna cum laude, American University

CAS - Art
Katzen Arts Center - 239
Contact Info
(202) 885-6479 (Office)

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See Also
AU Graphic Design Program
Tate Strickland's Design Portfolio

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