WHO IS THIS GUY?

Joseph’s early life consisted of long walks on the beach in his native Dominican Republic, and mastering four of the six forbidden dances.

These days, he puts his passion for brand building and design by leading efforts on Barnes & Noble. He once shot a video with sock puppets.

Havas, New York
Creative Director
2014–Present

Deboka Films, Chicago & New York
Director of Photography
2011–Present

R/GA, Chicago
Art Director
2011–2014

Y&R, Chicago
Art Director
2010–2011

FCB, Chicago
Associate Art Director
2009–2010

Marketing Flash Group, Santo Domingo
Art Director
2006–2007

SELECT CLIENTS

Abercrombie & Fitch
Nike
Barnes & Noble
Reckitt Benckiser
Samsung
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Keurig

Edible Arragements
Green Mountain Coffee
Mattress Firm

Home Run Inn Pizza
Dos Equis
Grey Goose Vodka
Fossil
Coors Light

SC Johnson
Tequila Herradura
Capital One

Miami Ad School, Miami & Hamburg
Art Direction & Fashion Photography
2007–2009

Universidad Iberoamericana, Santo Domingo
B.A. Advertising
2003–2007

Miami Ad School, New York & Chicago
Instructor
2010–2015

Chicago Portfolio School, Chicago
Instructor
2010–2014

One Club Creative Bootcamp, Chicago
Mentor
March 2012

2018 - Webby Awards – Honoree, Best Copywriting
2018 - Shorty Awards – Bronze, Integrated Campaign
2018 - Shorty Awards – Shortlist, Art Direction
2017 - Cannes Lions – Shortlist, Design
2017 - OBIE – Silver, Contextual OOH
2017 - New York Festivals – Bronze, Environmental Design
2017 - One Show – Merit, Design
2017 - One Show – Merit, Print & Outdoor
2017 - ADDYS – Gold x1, Silver x3
2017 - Shorty Awards – Shortlist, LGBTQ Engagement
2017 - Lürzer's Archive 01.17
2014 - Webby Awards, Social Customer Service
2014 - Lürzer's Archive 06.14 (Instructor)
2013 - MMA Smarties, Gold
2013 - IAB MIXX, Bronze
2013 - Future Lions, Finalist (Instructor)
2013 - One Show – Bronze Pencil (Instructor)
2012 - Communication Arts
2012 - Future Lions, Finalist (Instructor)
2012 - D&AD – Student In-Book (Instructor)
2012 - Graphis New Talent
2011 - Applied Arts Magazine
2011 - ADDYS – Gold x3
2011 - Lürzer's Archive 06.11 (Instructor)

PRESS & FEATURES

New York Times
Fast Company
Huffington Post
NBC News
The Today Show
Bloomberg

The Guardian
NY Post
Complex
Metro
CBS News
Reuters
ABC News
Daily Mail
Fox News
DigiDay
Adweek
AdAge
Campaign
Mashable
The Next Web