Pat Austin is a multimedia designer focusing on graphics and animation for Climate Matters as well as Climate Central’s web and interactive efforts.
Before coming to Climate Central, Austin specialized in graphic design, digital signage and touchscreen multimedia for museums, zoos, aquariums and nature centers, working closely with naturalists, curators and interpreters to augment exhibits and inform, entertain and engage visitors at these venues. His work has been recognized with Omni Intermedia and at the Telly Awards.
Austin teaches several multimedia courses at Raritan Valley Community College covering digital design, animation, interactive media, audio and video production.
More at home in the water than on land, Austin is a member of, and has worked with, The Surfrider Foundation and Clean Ocean Action.