Title: Design Director
Organization: Civic Design Center
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Eric Hoke grew up in the Chicago area but now calls Nashville home. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Interior Architecture from Ohio University and specialized in graphics and 3D models. His thesis, a high-speed rail hub that would be located in the Chicago Central Carrier Annex post office building, was designed to connect the Midwest by efficient train travel. Since then, he has worked for several design-related organizations. He has worked in residential architecture, medical design, designed furniture and does graphic design. Eric joined the Civic Design Center team in 2012. He currently manages visual graphic production and helps with the design and style of the organization. He oversees the Civic Design Center’s projects and manages the Design Studio, as well as TURBO (Tactical URBanism Organizers). He was on the Transit Now Nashville Board of Directors for two terms and serves on Urban Land Institute’s Building Healthy Places Nashville Committee where he continues his passion for transportation, advocacy, and design.