Michael Nieling

Creative Dir
Ocupop

Michael Nieling is a designer, educator, father, and full time spaz. He is the Creative Director at Ocupop and also co-founder Kunoa Cattle Company. Splitting time between studios in Hawaii, British Columbia, and Wisconsin, if he's not on an airplane, he's likely somewhere shouting about design.

Helping to define the visual language of the web for almost 20 years, Michael has led design projects for companies at all ends of the spectrum - from Google, Facebook, and Mozilla to PBS, IRC, and Burton Snowboards to countless successful (and horribly failed) startups, Michael has directed a small, super-powered team in creating some of the most influential logos, icons, campaigns and user interfaces on the web and beyond.

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