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Steadman, David

David Steadman

Creative Director
College of Natural Sciences


Phone: 512-232-1075

Office Location
WCH 2.308

Postal Address
AUSTIN, TX 78712


David Steadman has more than 16 years of experience as visual lead on communications teams advocating STEM education, research and outreach. As Creative Director in the UT College of Natural Sciences (CNS), he collaborates with a talented team of directors, Web developers and content producers to deliver strategic solutions in various media, including digital and print.

David studied graphic design as an undergraduate under the tutelage of Trudy Cole at James Madison University. He continued design research and writing as a graduate student at VCU Arts, under the guidance of John Malinoski, Steven Hoskins, Rob Carter, Laura Chessin and John DeMao.

His professional work and personal research have been recognized in design publications such as Print Magazine, by the UT System Chancellor’s Office, and showcased in academic textbooks — most recently Typographic Design: Form and Communication (2014, 2018).

He is a recipient of the UT President’s Staff Excellence Award (2015), the UT College of Natural Sciences Staff Excellence Award (2012), and he served as the sole representative for CNS staff at the UT President’s inauguration (2015).