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Nathan Simpson is a frontend developer and user-interface designer based in Sydney, Australia. He is experienced with building and using Design Systems, and is passionate about building useful applications from concept to delivery.

Born in Orange NSW, Nathan started designing logos and posters for family members from 13 year old. He then started developing a taste for digital experiences, and began designing websites and building them in HTML and CSS. After "accidentally" learning some PHP through creating custom Wordpress themes for clients, Nathan started getting into JavaScript and React.

Nathan has a Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication) from Western Sydney University, where he studied Web and Interactive Design, Data Visualisation, and Programming Fundamentals. He also took an elective at the Sydney School of Entrepreneurship. Nathan learnt Frontend Development technologies like Javascript and React through Treehouse. Nathan is a regular attendee at SydJS and React Sydney meetups.