Erik Herrström is a Swedish Art Director in New York, currently working at Stinkdigital.

Erik started working as a freelance designer in 2004, while still in high school. He took his first full time design job at 20, working in digital production design at the in-house agency for Svenska Spel. He enrolled at Hyper Island in 2010, which resulted in an internship and subsequent employment at R/GA in New York. In 2013, Erik had the privilege to lead workshops for final year students at the School of Visual Arts in New York.

After 3+ years at R/GA, leaving as a Senior Designer, Erik is now working as an Art Director at Stinkdigital. His client experience includes work for Nike, Samsung, Google, Coca-Cola, Beats by Dre, Nokia, Ebay and Condé Nast. Erik has worked on projects honored with One Show Interactive Awards, ADC Awards, D&AD Professional Awards and Webby Awards. His personal work has been featured on the covers of DigitalArts and CAP&Design Magazine.

Experience

Art Director, Stinkdigital, 2015.02 - Present, New York City
Senior Visual Designer, R/GA, 2014.03 - 2015.02, New York City
Workshop Teacher, School of Visual Arts, 2013.09 - 2013.10, New York City
Visual Designer, R/GA, 2012.07 - 2014.02, New York City & London
Visual Design Intern, R/GA, 2011.11 - 2012.06, New York City
Student, Hyper Island, 2010.09 - 2012.06, Karlskrona, Sweden
Designer, Svenska Spel, 2008.06 - 2009.10, Visby, Sweden
Freelance Designer / Art Director, 2004.06 - Present

Awards & Honors

2016 - The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks - Awwwards - Site Of The Day
2016 - The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks - FWA Of The Day
2016 - Camaro Six - FWA - Mobile Of The Day
2015 - Mad Men Google Play - Ciclope Awards - Digital Design - Silver
2015 - Mad Men Google Play - FWA - Site Of The Day
2015 - Mad Men Google Play - FWA - Mobile Of The Day
2015 - Mad Men Google Play - Awwwards - Honorable Mention
2015 - Nike Genealogy of Innovation - Clio Awards - Design (Product/Service) - Gold
2015 - Nike Genealogy of Innovation - Clio Awards - Digital/Social (Product/Service) - Silver
2015 - Nike Genealogy of Innovation - One Show Interactive - UX/UI - Finalist
2014 - Nike Pro 360 Fit System - FWA - Site Of The Day
2014 - Nike Pro 360 Fit System - FWA - Mobile Site Of The Day
2014 - Nike Pro 360 Fit System - Awwwards - Site Of The Day
2014 - Nike.com - Digiday Retail Awards - Best Retail Brand Website Experience - Winner
2014 - Nike.com - Digiday Retail Awards - Best E-Commerce Experience - Silver
2013 - Nike.com - D&AD Awards - Branding / Digital Brand Expression - Yellow Pencil
2013 - Nike.com - Cannes Cyber Lions - User Experience - Finalist
2013 - Nike.com - One Show Interactive - User Experience Design/Information - Gold
2013 - Nike.com - One Show Interactive - Website, E-Commerce - Silver
2013 - Nike.com - Art Directors Club Awards - Interactive (Website) - Gold
2013 - Nike.com - Art Directors Club Awards - Interactive (E-commerce) - Silver
2013 - Nike.com - Webby Awards - Best Shopping Experience - Winner
2013 - Nike.com - Webby Awards - Best User Experience - Finalist
2013 - Nike.com - Webby Awards - Best Navigation/Structure - Finalist
2013 - Nike.com - London International Awards - E-Commerce - Bronze
2013 - Nike.com - London International Awards - Navigation/Interactivity - Finalist
2013 - Nike.com - Digiday Awards - Best brand platform - Winner
2013 - Nike.com - New York Festivals / Craft (Interface & Navigation) - Bronze
2013 - Nike.com - New York Festivals / Websites (Products & Services) - Bronze
2013 - Nike.com - AICP Awards - Website/Microsite - Finalist
2013 - Nike.com - FWA - Site Of The Day
2013 - Portfolio - DesignLicks - Site Of The Day

Publications, Features & Interviews

2016 - The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks - Communication Arts - Webpick Of The Day
2016 - The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks - Creativity Online - Pick Of The Day
2016 - The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks - Creativity Online - Feature
2016 - The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks - Engaget - Feature
2016 - The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks - Tech Crunch - Feature
2016 - The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks - The Verge - Feature
2016 - The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks - The Drum - Feature
2016 - The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks - Pitchfork - Feature
2016 - The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks - Travel Leisure - Feature
2016 - The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks - NBC - Feature
2016 - The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks - ABC - Feature
2016 - The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks - Daily Mail - Feature
2016 - The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks - Google.com - Feature
2016 - The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks - The Official Google Blog - Feature
2016 - The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks - Digital Trends - Feature
2016 - The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks - Curbed - Feature
2016 - The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks - Salon - Feature
2016 - The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks - Smithsosian - Feature
2016 - The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks - Outside Magazine - Feature
2016 - The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks - Fortune - Feature
2016 - The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks - Lonely Planet - Feature
2016 - The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks - Newsroom America - Feature
2016 - The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks - Next Power Up - Feature
2016 - Camaro Six - Behance - Interaction - Feature
2016 - Photography - VICE Creators Project - Feature
2016 - Photography - Daily Best Italy - Feature
2016 - Camaro Six - AdAge - Feature
2016 - Camaro Six - Tutvid - Feature
2016 - Camaro Six - Motor Authority - Feature
2016 - Camaro Six - The Block - Feature
2016 - Camaro Six - The Car Files - Feature
2016 - Interview - Designation
2016 - What’s On Your Mind - DigitalArts - Feature
2016 - Portfolio - Siècle Digital - Feature
2015 - My Coke Rewards - Webdesign Served - Feature
2015 - Nike Pro 360 Fit System - Webdesign Served - Feature
2015 - Nike Sochi - App Design Served - Feature
2015 - Mad Men Google Play - FWA Insights - Feature
2015 - Mad Men Google Play - Fast Company - Feature
2015 - Mad Men Google Play - Communication Arts - Feature
2015 - Mad Men Google Play - Creative Review - Feature
2015 - Mad Men Google Play - The Daily Dot - Feature
2015 - Mad Men Google Play - Variety - Feature
2015 - Mad Men Google Play - The Verge - Feature
2015 - Mad Men Google Play - Advertising Age - Feature
2015 - Mad Men Google Play - Little Black Book - Feature
2015 - Mad Men Google Play - How Design - Feature
2015 - Mad Men Google Play - The Next Web - Feature
2015 - Mad Men Google Play - Creativity Online - Feature
2015 - Mad Men Google Play - Tech Times - Feature
2015 - Mad Men Google Play - MarketWatch - Feature
2015 - Mad Men Google Play - Android Headlines - Feature
2015 - Mad Men Google Play - Broadway World - Feature
2015 - Mad Men Google Play - You Can Now - Feature
2015 - Mad Men Google Play - Android Authority - Feature
2015 - Mad Men Google Play - Chicago Tribune - Feature
2015 - Mad Men Google Play - Android Community - Feature
2015 - My Coke Rewards - Adweek Talent Gallery - Feature
2015 - My Coke Rewards - The Digital Age - Feature
2014 - Nike Pro 360 Fit System - AdWeek Talent Gallery - Feature
2014 - Nike Pro 360 Fit System - The Digital Age - Feature
2014 - Nike Pro 360 Fit System - The Portland Egoist - Feature
2014 - Nike Pro 360 Fit System - CSS Bright - Feature
2014 - Portfolio - Spyline - Feature
2014 - Portfolio - Designmattaz - Feature
2014 - Portfolio - CSS Nectar - Feature
2014 - Portfolio - CSS Bright - Feature
2014 - Portfolio - Mindsparkle Magazine - Feature
2014 - Portfolio - Designing Mall - Feature
2014 - Nike Football Genealogy of Innovation - Fast Company Co.Create - Feature
2014 - Nike Football Genealogy of Innovation - Soccer Bible - Feature
2014 - Nike Football Genealogy of Innovation - Complex - Feature
2014 - Nike Football Genealogy of Innovation - Contently - Feature
2014 - Nike Football Genealogy of Innovation - Freshness Mag - Feature
2014 - Nike Football Genealogy of Innovation - Vogue Italia - Feature
2014 - Nike Football Genealogy of Innovation - Drop Date - Feature
2014 - Nike Football Genealogy of Innovation - Nice Kicks - Feature
2014 - Nike Football Genealogy of Innovation - Contently - Feature
2014 - Nike Sochi - Behance - Feature
2014 - Nike Sochi - AdWeek Talent Gallery - Feature
2014 - Nike Sochi - Dribbble Weekly Replay - Feature
2014 - Nike Sochi - Designmodo - Feature
2014 - Nike Sochi - Abduzeedo - Feature
2014 - Photography - FWA Photo - Feature
2014 - Portfolio - MySpace - Featured designer
2014 - Nike.com mobile - App Design Served - Feature
2013 - Nike.com mobile - Behance - Feature
2013 - Nike.com - The Digital Age - Feature
2013 - Nike.com - Behance - Feature
2013 - Nike.com - Siteinspire - Feature
2013 - Nike.com - New Visual - Feature
2013 - Nike.com - Smashlinks - Feature
2013 - Getty Images The Feed SXSW - Web Design Served - Feature
2013 - Portfolio - Design in Europe - Featured Designer
2013 - Portfolio - Falle Criativo - Featured Designer
2013 - Vogue Enhanced - CAP&Design Magazine #7 - Tutorial
2013 - What’s On Your Mind - Graphic Mania - Feature
2013 - What’s On Your Mind - SerialThriller - Feature
2013 - What’s On Your Mind - Artists of Photoshop - Feature
2013 - What’s On Your Mind - Design Shards - Feature
2013 - What’s On Your Mind - SerialThriller - Feature
2013 - What’s On Your Mind - From Up North - Feature
2013 - What’s On Your Mind - Curioos - Feature
2013 - What’s On Your Mind - Big Design Blog - Feature
2012 - What’s On Your Mind - CAP&Design CS Magazine: Cover, tutorial & interview
2012 - What’s On Your Mind - IDG DigitalArts Magazine: Cover, tutorial & interview
2012 - What’s on Your Mind - DreamPushers - Feature
2012 - What’s On Your Mind - Pokkisam - Feature
2012 - Interview - Pixelsoldiers
2012 - Beatoven - GizmoWatch
2012 - Beatoven - New Launches
2012 - Museo - Branding Served - Feature
2012 - Vogue Enhanced - The Digital Age - Feature
2012 - Vogue Enhanced - App Design Served - Feature
2012 - Portfolio - Grid Assault - Feature
2011 - What’s on Your Mind - Fubiz - Feature
2011 - What’s on Your Mind - Abduzeedo - Feature
2011 - Nava Yoga - Web Design Served - Feature
2011 - Photography - African Digital Art - Feature
2011 - Vigour - Visual Kontakt - Feature
2011 - Vigour - Shark Webstyle - Feature
2011 - Horizon of March - FWA Wallpaper - Feature
2011 - Portfolio - Digital Abstracts - Feature
2011 - Portfolio - Daily Inspiration - Feature

Erik Herrström
Brooklyn, New York