Justin Nichols

Justin Nichols

Justin Nichols joined Twin State in 2018 as a Graphic Designer. He majored in Cinema at University of Iowa and studied Game Development at Vancouver Film School. Prior to working at Twin State, he freelanced as a mobile game developer and a graphic artist. Justin brings over strong UI and Design experience to the web team as well as 2D art and animation, 3D animation, and video editing skills. His extensive knowledge allows him to give us the creative edge on all of our projects and campaigns. 

In his free time, Justin's favorite activity outside of working is to go skiing. You may also find him watching his favorite TV shows: Cosmos, Freaks and GeeksThe Simpsons (the 80s and 90s episodes), and Westworld, or his favorite movies: The GraduateCasablanca, and Once Upon a Time in the West


  • Game Design from Vancouver Film School
  • University of Iowa Cinema Major
  • University of Iowa Art Minor
  • University of Iowa Entrepreneurship Certificate


  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Premier
  • Graphic Design
  • 2D Animation
  • Video Editing

Local Favorites

  • Lemon Grass
  • Sunderbruch Trails
  • The good ole ravine behind my parents’ house.
  • Codfish Hollow
  • Raccoon Motel

If you were stuck on a deserted island, what 3 things would you bring?

  • Surfboard
  • Finger Paints
  • Someone to teach me how to surf