Web designer/interface designer/video director. Born in Nara, Japan in 1970.
Graduated from the University of Tokyo Graduate School of Engineering. Professor at Tama Art University. Has been involved in the fields of web design and interface design since 1998. Established the design studio “tha ltd.” in 2004. Since then, he has been working cross-sectionally and vertically in the fields of art direction, design, and programming for numerous websites and videos. Major works include a series of web direction for UNIQLO, UI design for KDDI's smartphone device INFOBAR, and direction for NHK's educational program “Design Ah”. Major awards include the Cannes Lions International Advertising Awards Grand Prix, Tokyo Interactive Ad Awards Grand Prix, TDC Awards Grand Prix, Mainichi Design Award, and the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology's New Designer Award.