Nick Rathert

Nick Rathert

Senior UX Designer and UX Strategist

Nick Rathert is a senior user experience professional based in Chicago. He has 18 years of professional experience in various industries — national defense, design agencies, internet companies, and financial institutions. His recent work includes numerous aspects of product design, product strategy, and Design Systems for financial institutions such as Charles Schwab and Regions Bank. 

Nick attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he earned a BS in Computer Science. He later scratched his design itch and earned a BFA in Graphic Design and most recently attained an MS in Human-Computer Interaction (user experience).

With Nick’s background in development and design, he provides an array of services. He is also uniquely suited to carry a project through many phases — beginning with strategy, UX research and usability, continuing with design, and delivering front end HTML/CSS/Javascript. 

A lifelong learner, Nick takes a keen interest in staying apprised of new design methodologies and techniques. An avid reader, he enjoys fiction, non-fiction, technical books, and comics.  Nick recharges his creative juices with occasional trips to Disney properties with his wife and daughter.