Hi, I'm Josh.
I'm an illustrator, graphic designer, and animator with a degree in Art + Design from the College of Design at NC State University and I love making things that bring smiles to other people's faces.
Currently, I'm working full-time at Capstone Production Group in Raleigh, NC, as a motion graphics artist and video editor.
Hiking, rock climbing, running, sight-seeing, drawing, museums, movies, TV shows, putt-putting, screen-printing, painting, stippling, GIF-making, photography, hammocking, eating, coffee (iced), bowling, exploring, animating, reading.
Capstone Production Group • Raleigh, NC
MOTION GRAPHICS (FT)
January 2015 - Present
Capstone Production Group is a media production company that provides copywriting, video advertising for TV and web, audio advertising for the radio and online streaming services, and more. During my time here I have filled a variety of roles including motion graphics artist, video editor, and print designer.
Fastbraiin • Raleigh, NC
INFOGRAPHICS & ILLUSTRATION
September 2016 - Present
Fastbraiin is a locally-based group of experienced professionals working to provide effective ADHD treatment via medicine, behavior therapy, and education. Their hope is to "replace the 'disease' stigma of ADHD with the strength, adaptability, and confidence of FastBraiin." I've partnered with them on several occasions as a freelance designer creating icons, infographics, book illustrations, and book covers for their website and digital literature.
Sara Coffin Photography • Raleigh, NC
PRINT & SOCIAL MEDIA DESIGN
August 2017 - Present
Sara Coffin is a very talented, Raleigh-based wedding and lifestyle photographer. I have worked on a number of freelance projects for her, working within her established brand to create elements for her social media pages and blog.
Loyale • San Francisco, CA
LOGO DESIGN & BRANDING
October 2015 - July 2017
Loyale is a premium clothing line offering women's comfortable, everyday items. Originally launched in Raleigh, NC, the founder and designer, Jenny Hwa, is now based in San Francisco. Leading up to the launch in early summer 2017, I was responsible for developing the brand and packaging elements including items such as clothing tags, shipping envelopes, labels, business cards, postcards, web slides, etc. Since the branding's completion and product launch, I have continued to work for Loyale on occasion, updating slides for the online store and creating content for social media pages.
Innovate Raleigh • Raleigh, NC
BRANDING & GRAPHIC DESIGN
August 2015 - October 2016
Innovate Raleigh is a non-profit, community-driven organization working to catalyze innovation efforts in Raleigh and the greater Triangle region. They're vision is to make Raleigh one of the top-five cities for innovation and entrepreneurship in the country. I had the awesome opportunity to develop their brand work on promotional material for a number of their events, including their annual Summit, InnovateEDU, their Women In Business conference, and Innovatours. This involved a variety of work such as creating posters and digital headers for social media and event materials like hand-outs, maps, schedules, banners, name badges, and more.