Hi there!

I’m Dean, a UX designer and creative storyteller based in San Francisco, CA.

About me

With over a decade of design experience, I’ve had my hands in a bit of everything, from enterprise software to mobile gaming, sports, and healthcare.

At fortune 500 companies, I’ve excelled in fostering collaboration across diverse teams, leaving a tangible impact on the organization as a whole. In startup environments, I’ve mastered the art of multitasking, seamlessly juggling various responsibilities to support all facets of the business.

I’m always on the lookout for new opportunities, so feel free to reach out. Let’s chat about what’s next!

Dean Nakabayashi
Founder, Studionaka

Featured case studies
Navify Tumor Board

NAVIFY Tumor Board is a single, holistic patient dashboard for oncology care teams to review, align and decide on the optimal treatment for the patient.

Value based care

Value-based care is a healthcare model that rewards providers for delivering high-quality care that results in better health outcomes for patients.


An end-to-end perioperative workflow solution that aims to optimize hospital Operating Room (OR) efficiency and increase patient satisfaction.

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