The personal website of Nic Barajas
Nic Barajas is a designer and editor who is passionate about improving user experience and workflow. He works at The New York Times and is an MFA candidate at SVA’s Interaction Design program.
He ran a Kickstarter campaign to produce an app for craft-beer note-taking called Beerio, which has been released privately to backers.
He worked independently with The Awl to redesign its website in 2014.
At the Times, he works as an editor in the newsroom in the Digital Operations group. He works across departments to improve the experience and workflow of editors and producers, whether through CMS enhanacments or new website features.
Previously at the Times, he was a designer on the team that redesigned the website; he also built The Lively Morgue, a Tumblr of archival Times photography. Before moving to the web, he designed and built pages for the print newspaper.
He graduated from Ithaca College’s Communication Management and Design program and highlights The Ithacan, an award-winning student publication, as a formative experience.
He lives in Brooklyn, New York.