Lucas Nelson


Chicago, IL, USA

Work Experience


Contract Designer

I helped concept, design and build identity systems for new and existing clients. Additionally, I worked on a series of videos helping pitch Grip’s capabilities to clients.
April 2017 - September 2017 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Studio Science

Motion Design Fellow

Studio Science paired me with a local startup, where I created a multi-part animation promoting their product & capabilities. I also helped develop brand assets to address the changing needs of their young company.
May 2016 - September 2016 Indiana, United States

Carpenter Collective

Design Intern

I worked on the layouts for a children’s science book, developed illustrations for another children's book. I also assisted with illustrations for learning software, and with the research, development and design of a beer hall identity and exhibit.
January 2015 - May 2016 Missouri, United States

Future Partners


As a team member, I helped facilitate blitzes and guide teams through brainstorming exercises. I also collaborated with a team of three designers on internal company projects.
May 2015 - August 2015 California, United States


The University Of Kansas

Visual Communication

August 2012 - May 2016 Kansas, United States