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Ethan Allen Smith is a designer, thinker, explainer, and professor. He currently works at Nike, as a Designer II on the North America Brand Design team. He is also an adjunct professor in the School of Art + Design at Portland State University. 

For more than two decades, Ethan’s goal has been to create work which will teach, inspire, and motivate people to learn about themselves and the world around them. His work is meticulously researched, with a focus on authenticity and narration. A native of Portland who has lived all over the United States, Ethan returned to his hometown in 2007 to earn a degree in graphic design from Portland State University. He lives in Portland with his wife and four children.