Nicole Hauch is a graduate of MIAD’s Communication Design program including a formative year of international study at Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany. Nicole holds an MFA in Design with a concentration in Innovation Studies and a minor in Cultural Anthropology from the University of North Texas.
In addition to her full-time teaching, Nicole has given workshops for a variety of groups including the University School of Milwaukee, Ronald Reagan IB High School, and Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin. She also works closely with MIAD’s Pre-College and Future Designers programs.
Nicole’s professional design practice centers on brand and identity development. Her clients have included Accutech Security, Popcare+, Buell, Wisconsin Polarity, and PEARLS for Teen Girls among several others. She has experience in project management and promotion as a Project Manager for Discovery World in Milwaukee and designer for the University of North Texas Art Galleries. It was through these experiences she discovered her passion for teaching. Her goal as an educator is to position students to become active participants in their learning process, instill a lasting curiosity, and help them discover their own unique approach to design. Nicole began teaching at MIAD in 2014.