Nick Falbo


Changing the world one plan at a time. My interests are broad, ranging from computer models for predicting impacts of urban changes to the aesthetic and social considerations of various design details. Take a look at my portfolio to see what I do on my time on and my time off.

  • Nick Falbo
  • June 08, 1980
  • Portland, OR
  • (503) 421-8327

Presentations / Workshops

  • Panel Speaker: Models, Technologies and Tools for Prioritizing Investments in Bicycling and WalkingSeptember 2013

    APBP Professional Development Seminar, Boulder, CO

  • Panel Speaker: Art Outsourcing- Provider Best PracticesFebruary 2008

    Game Developers Conference, San Francisco, CA

  • Panel Speaker: New Rules Of The Game (Character Design)June 2007

    Platform Animation Festival, Portland, OR


  • PlannerAug 2010 - Current

    Alta Planning+Design

    Joining Alta in 2010 as an intern, Nick now does Planning, analysis and design for bicycle and Pedestrian plans, design guidelines, and data analysis. A few projects I've contributed to: 2013 Seattle Bicycle Master Plan NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide

  • Transportation Planning InternAug 2010 - Dec 2011

    City of Portland

    Supporting the transportation planning team in the City of Portland Bureau of Transportation. Projects included: 2010 Bicycle Count Report Outer Powell Conceptual Design Plan

  • Adjunct InstructorJuly 2007 - December 2009

    Art Institute of Portland

    In this periodic role as adjunct instructor I taught classes within the Design Visualization department, as well as Game Art & Design. By designing a new class and lesson plans I incorporated the latest technology, skills and industry expectations into the school's interactive media curriculum.

  • Art / Project Manager January 2005 - August 2008

    Liquid Development

    Project Manager and Art Manager for various video game titles.

  • Animator / ArtistOctober 2003 – January 2005

    Liquid Development


  • Masters of Urban and Regional Planning 2009-2001

    Portland State University

    Emphasis in active transportation planning. 2010-2011 Institute of Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation (IBPI) Fellow

  • Bachelor of Fine Art1998 – 2002

    University of Oregon

    Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Graphics and media skills

  • AfterEffects

  • Photoshop

  • Indesign

  • Illustrator

  • ArcGIS

Social Media and Online Engagement

  • Wordpress Project Websites

  • Facebook for Outreach

  • Twitter

  • Instagram

Design Skills

  • 2D & 3D Animation

  • Video Production

  • Graphic Design

  • Web design

  • Print Design

Some of the projects I'm proud of

Contact info

  • Portland, OR

  • Email:
  • Phone: (503) 421-8327
  • Website:

Let's keep in touch