Nick Tassone

Nick Tassone

Designer in Hamilton, Ontario


Multidisciplinary product designer with strong creative direction tendencies.


Patch Design System at Snyk

Initiated and evolved a UI component library and design token integration for Snyk product design. Enables a team of enterprise level product designers to build consistent experiences from dev workflows to reporting.


Various projects for the Snyk platform.

  • Enterprise analytics dashboards and reporting

  • UI redesign and refresh to integrate updated brand

  • Pattern and component library for design system

  • Team management pages

  • Navigation and tenancy design

  • Settings area complete UX rework and UI design


Conceptualization and logo design for Runebook brand


Developer tool for defining and integrating pricing models into a framework.

Dashboard + Marketplace at Manifold

Developer focused dashboard for integrating third party services into your own app to kick start building a platform.

Brand at Manifold

Over 3 years, I worked on establishing and evolving the Manifold brand including naming, logo, sub brands, and all marketing material.

Product Marketing + Swag at Heroku

A selection of landing pages, motion, and physical material design for my stint at Heroku.


Logo design and brand exploration for venture capital studio.

Various brands

Brands created here and there over the years for various clients.

Work Experience

2021 — Now

At Snyk, I design experiences for developers that solve security problems and identify risk in small business and enterprise organizations. I work across various teams that make products for data visualization, reporting, and vulnerability management. Additionally, I facilitate our design team and front end teams with the Patch Design System through libraries of UI components and design tokens.

2016 — 2021

*Acquired by Snyk in 2021.*

Manifold built a platform for companies to integrate third party ecosystems into a customizable, flexible marketplace. On the product side, this included building adaptable component libraries, developer workflow tools, and deeply connecting integrations.

2014 — 2016

I played a duel role of designing marketing materials and working directly with customers to build demos and custom solutions.

  • Launched Heroku Enterprise campaign including Private Spaces, Teams, and other platform features.

  • Designed all branding and material for our internal conference Shinzoku-kai which won the Heroku Wave award.

  • Redesigned Heroku Dev Center with product team

2013 — 2014
Halifax, NS

*GoInstant in Salesforce*

GoInstant was an early product that brought multiplayer connectivity to web experiences. Drop in a piece of code into your web app and multi-cursor interactions were possible without friction. As the sole designer on the team, branding and product design were both under my direction. This included building API workflows, demos and documentation.


2006 — 2010
Rochester, NY

Majored in New Media Design, a multidimensional degree with many areas of focus.

  • 3D modeling and rendering

  • Interface and UX design

  • Real world application design

  • Motion design, video editing, and visual effects

🎬 Minor in Film studies feeding my lifelong love of cinema.