Ryan Fitzgibbon

Founder and Creative Director

  • LevelSenior
  • LocationNew York, United States
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  • ProfessionsGraphic Designer - Art Director - Creative Director
  • Jade Greenwood
  • Oli Scotton


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About me

Ryan Fitzgibbon is the founder and publisher of Hello Mr. He began his career as a communication designer at IDEO in San Francisco. After three years capturing insights for various design challenges around the globe, he moved to Australia to pursue his own venture in storytelling, ultimately launching the first issue of Hello Mr. In 2014, he moved to Brooklyn to continue independently publishing the biannual magazine, highlighted by New York magazine as part of “the new generation of indie magazines.” He has served as Co-Chair of Communications for the San Francisco chapter of AIGA, and was invited to a trial residency at Benetton’s prestigious communications research centre, studio and school, Fabrica in Treviso, Italy. In 2015, Ryan was named one of PRINT magazine’s New Visual Artists under 30. 

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  • Art Direction
  • Typography
  • Creative Direction
  • Graphic Design
  • Book Design
  • Communication Design
  • Branding Identity

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Companies I’ve worked with

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  • The Dots

    The Dots

    • Technology
  • Ace Hotel London

    Ace Hotel London

    • Hospitality
  • BBZ


    • Arts

Work history


President & Founder

Hello Mr

Aug 2012
  • Full Time
  • In early 2012, inspired by his experience developing local and global initiatives, Ryan left his position as communication designer and strategic consultant at IDEO and move to Australia to launch Hello Mr, a magazine about men who date men. More than a magazine, Hello Mr. is a global community of gay men with evolved interests and aspirations.


Communications Co-chair

AIGA San Francisco

Apr 2010 - May 2012
  • Freelance


Communication Designer


Sep 2009 - Dec 2011
  • Full Time


Communication Design Intern


Apr 2009 - Jul 2009
  • Internship


Graphic Design Intern

People Design

Mar 2008 - Dec 2008
  • Internship



MFA Design Candidate

California College of the Arts

Nov 2008 - Oct 2009


Art History

Kingston University

Feb 2007 - Jun 2007
  • Summer abroad in London


BFA Graphic Design, Art Design

Grand Valley State University

Apr 2005 - Apr 2009



New Visual Artist, 15 under 30


  • PRINT magazine http://www.printmag.com/imprint/announcing-the-2015-nvas-15-artists-under-30/