Sebastian Chen Speier is a Creative Director and Product Designer in New York. For the past two years, he has been a Global Design Director at Nike focusing on the SNKRS app. Prior to that, he was building digital products at This Also and Huge.

Originally from Vancouver, he moved to Montreal where he studied Visual Arts and Design at Concordia University. After living in Toronto for six years, he is now living in New York, and is a Design Director at Nike. Last year Sebastian gave a talk at One And All in Montreal about the work he has been doing on the SNKRS app. Before that, he was at This Also, where he worked on the new Google identity. He also had the opportunity to work on the Google Search App for iOS. Other recent engagements include Microsoft XBOX, Spotify, and Symphony. He is also OnTheGrid’s ambassador to Vancouver.


  • Nike

    Design Director


  • This Also

    Assoc. Creative Dir.


  • Huge

    Sr. Art Director


& More


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2016 D&AD Pencil for Google Rebrand 2016 GRAPHIS Design Annual featuring Google Rebrand 2014 IDA Design Awards Silver in Multimedia for Revolt.tv 2013 IAC Best in Auto. for Jeep.com 2013 IAC Best Mobile Website for Jeep.com 2013 W3 Awards Gold in Website Structure & Navigation for Dodge.com 2012 Web Awards Auto. Standard of Excellence for Jeep.com 2012 W3 Awards Gold in Auto. Website for Jeep.com 2011 CMA Gold in Digital for WIND Mobile 2011 CMA Silver in Integrated for WIND Mobile

Featured in

Interface Lovers, One&All Montreal, Artifax, DesignX Toronto, The Muse, 52 Inspire, FormFiftyFive, SiteInspire, AIGA, GQ Magazine, Lecture In Progress, The GQ Eye, CoolHunting, Black Book Magazine, The Montreal Gazette, OnePageLove, Think With Google, Marvel Blog, Sidebar.io, Product Hunt, Guggenheim Instagram

Selected clients

Nike, Complex Magazine, Google, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Harley Davidson, Abercrombie, Newsweek, Joe Fresh, Loblaws, Barnes & Noble, Kate Spade Saturday, Kraft, Mitsubishi, AOL, CapitalOne, Revolt.TV


This site was built in 2018 with the generous help of Michelle Cruz. Photography by Heather Sten. Typography by Grilli Type, Colophon Foundry, and Radim Pesko.

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Portfolio on request

Get in touch

Sebastian is currently open to new full-time opportunities, and is always open to collaborations and other fun stuff. If you’re interested in discussing a project, making something great together, or simply getting in touch please send an email.

Portfolio, character references, and other information available on request via email.

hello@sspeier.com – Brooklyn, NY