University of the Arts (Philadelphia, PA)
BFA Graphic Design (May 2010)


Applications used: Illustrator InDesign Photoshop Flash Dreamweaver Freehand Microsoft Office Wordpress

Computer languages used: CSS HTML Javascript PHP Action Script 2 Action Script 3

Types of projects: Information Design Brand / Identity Interactive Email Blasts Web Ads Social Media


Designing Information By Joel Katz
Brand Atlas By Joel Katz + Alina Wheeler

Work Experience

Creative Circle (Boston, MA) October 2012 – Current
Clients included: Acquia - Chat Threads - Lattice Engines - MIT Technology Review

Stag & Hare (New York, NY) August – September 2012
Research and develop presentations for cookware and soft drink branding projects
Production work for ad campaigns
Design digital assets for footwear company
Helping full time designers on daily design projects

Kelsey Media (New York, NY) January 2011 – Current
Marketing Associate
Oversee online advertising campaigns
Design and upload webads to server
Troubleshooting issues with webads

Sevag Creative Agency (West Chester, PA) July 2011 – June 2012
Designer / Social Media Strategist
Designed logos, websites, billboards, invitations, email blasts, print ads
Updated multiple websites on a weekly basis

Hipster Jew January 2010 – Current
Co-owner / Publisher / Social Media Expert / Art Director
Over-see all social media aspects
Design and develop all creative pieces for website

Heeb Magazine (New York, NY) 2010 – 2012
Oversee and develope social media and email campaigns

Humantific (New York, NY) September – November 2010
Jr. Designer
Designed promotional book
Assisted in presentation design and preparation
Designed and edited PowerPoint presentations

Joel Katz Design Associates (Philadelphia, PA) May 2009 – June 2010
Edited and developed graphics for books Brand Atlas and Designing Information
Updated and
Photo retouching

Alina Wheeler (Philadelphia, PA) December 2009 – January 2010
Researched and developed PowerPoint slides for Brand Identity book