Chad von Nau is a designer, filmmaker, and developer.



Great American Art

2018 – present — Site design, API design, Vue front end for an art framing web app that runs on a Django backend.

Digital Giant

2019 — Vue and ThreeJS front end for a car configurator.

Write Label

2019 — WordPress marketing site for a writing as a service platform, including custom Gutenberg modules for increased authoring flexibility. (Dev)


2018 — Vue front end for a multiplayer Chess game with custom rules.

Dinner Party

2017 — Squarespace site for a creative agency, including custom scroll-based animations.


2016 — AngularJS front end for a site installation, including iPad kiosk and TV display.

Garage Magazine

2016 — AngularJS front end for a magazine’s Augmented Reality app.

Iron Claw

2013 — WordPress site for a production studio, including custom page transition animations. (Dev)


2011 — Design and jQuery front end for a scheduling web app.


Upset Triangle

I filmed Upset Triangle with special guests Kurt Braunohler, Dan St. Germain & Adam Newman. This was the last night that the old PIT theater on 29th Street was open, New Year’s Eve 2011.

Kid Cudi

Music video for the song Pursuit of Happiness. I did the special effects for one scene.

Japanther & Spank Rock

Music video for the song Radical Businessman. We painted a mural on our roof and went bodysurfing in the Atlantic. I produced and directed. The always beautiful, Asa Kawano, art directed.

Lost Cities

TV Pilot I worked on with my friend, Dan McNamara. I wrote, filmed, and did the special effects for the clip above. I also filmed and produced other segments. Watch the pilot

Animal Collective

Music video for the song My Girls. I edited and did the visual effects on this. My friend, Jon Vermilyea, did the animation.

Don't Feed the Beasts

PSA about the consequences of over consumption.

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Logo design

Ticketing Icons

Icon design for Psyop’s internal ticketing system.


Packaging design

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