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Nelson Wei Tan received his MFA in Communication Design, BA in Media Studies from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He also received his Diploma in Interactive Media Design from Temasek Polytechnic School of Design, Singapore. Prior to teaching, he worked with various media production agencies producing… Read More
Nelson Wei Tan received his MFA in Communication Design, BA in Media Studies from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He also received his Diploma in Interactive Media Design from Temasek Polytechnic School of Design, Singapore. Prior to teaching, he worked with various media production agencies producing television commercials and broadcast design projects.

Nelson's work revolves around designing experiences. He has a deep interest in human factors and system designs that strengthen relationships between customers, businesses and values. Tan's other research interests are in the cultural and social aspects of contemporary media and communication.

As an academic, he had presented papers at the AIGA Design Educators Conference and NASAD Annual Meeting. He is a co-founder and board member of the Bay Area Tech Singaporeans (BATS), a network of Singaporean tech professionals based in Silicon Valley. Read Less
  • User Experience Designer
    Intuit
  • Assistant Professor
    San Jose State University — CA, USA
  • Assistant Professor
    University Of Indianapolis — Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Teaching Assistant / Adjunct instructor
    University At Buffalo — Buffalo, NY, USA
  • Freelance Designer and Photographer
    Self-Employed — San José, CA, USA
  • Video Editor / Motion Graphics Designer / Producer
    TACpost Productions — Singapore, Singapore
  • Freelance Motion Graphics Designer
    SPH MediaWorks Limited (Singapore) — Singapore, Singapore
  • Production Intern / Freelance PA
    Shooting Gallery Singapore — Singapore
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