Richard Sancho is a Design Director— who’s work stands at the intersection of design and storytelling.
Richard is a multidisciplinary Design Director, with over 15 years of experience crafting award-winning digital products. His work is a blend of several disciplines—Product Design, Editorial Design, UX Design and Creative Coding.
The best ideas can change who we are. Medium is where those ideas take shape, take off, and spark powerful conversations. It's an open platform where 170 million readers come to find insightful and dynamic thinking. Medium's purpose is to spread these ideas and deepen understanding of the world.
Richard joined the Premium Content Group at Medium to help shape the future of online publishing through Editorial Design. He led a talented team of Art Directors and Graphic Designers, across 10 publications.
In addition, he was a key stakeholder in the brand redesign of Medium, as well as a contributor to Product Design. You can read more about the brand redesign project here at Collins.
Richard greatly values the time he spent at The New Yorker. He was hired to help build the foundation of the Interactives team, which was a great honor. He wore many hats in this role, including some game product designs like The New Yorker's crossword puzzle product and "Animate Objects," an AR app.
Here are a handful of projects that capture the spectrum of his work there.
His work has been recognized by the ASME, Webby, SPD, and Online Journalism Awards—among others.