Rob Sheridan is an art director, graphic designer, writer, photographer and Grammy award-nominated visionary co-creator of Nine Inch Nails' groundbreaking Year Zero alternate-reality game.
rob sheridan is an art director, writer, designer, illustrator, photographer, director, and editor, among other things. he currently resides in the pacific northwest with his wife stephanie, their dog momo, and their cat jean-luc.
he is the writer/creator of high level, an original sci-fi adventure graphic novel published on dc/vertigo, and he co-produced an original soundtrack album for the book with a limited vinyl release.
he is co-founder (along with his wife stephanie sheridan) and cco of glitch goods, a fashion lifestyle brand featuring his original glitch art and designs.
he was the creative director for nine inch nails and trent reznor for 15 years, defining the band's distinct visual identity and creating award winning package designs, stage productions, media campaigns, music videos, and more.
he co-created the extensive dystopian mythology of year zero, an award-winning immersive alternate reality game experience that was picked up by hbo for a miniseries produced by bbc america and bender brown productions.
he was nominated for two grammy awards for special edition album package design for nine inch nails' ghosts i-iv and the girl with the dragon tattoo soundtrack.
he designed visuals, videos, and stage production for the band how to destroy angels, and performed with them in their live shows.
he was creative director at beats music streaming music service, which later became apple music, and is an inventor of multiple apple-owned software patents.
as a teenager he popularized the first mainstream internet meme, the dancing baby.
he is passionate about using art as activism for progressive causes, and has personally raised tens of thousands of dollars for causes related to social justice, climate change, and election reform. during the coronavirus pandemic, his glitch goods face mask designs helped partner threadless raise over $500,000 for medshare charity. during the 2020 us election he participated in remember what they did, a campaign by artists united for change that put sheridan's anti-trump design work on billboards in swing states across the country alongside acclaimed political artists such as shepard fairey and robin bell.