JOEL RICHARD V. ESCORPISO
DIRECTION + DESIGN
Chicago, Illinois, USA
I specialize in print, web and motion design with 12 years
of combined studio and corporate design experience.
HAS NEVER FELT LIKE A JOB,
IT'S A PASSION.
WITH THE CONSTANT INTRODUCTION OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES
AND THE DAILY EVOLUTION OF THE INDUSTRY; I CAN'T IMAGINE A MORE
EXCITING TIME TO BE DOING WHAT I DO.
HI, MY NAME IS JOEL RICHARD V. ESCORPISO—BUT PEOPLE CALL ME "JO-EL."
Originally from California, I continue my 12 years of combined studio and corporate design experience as a Senior Art Director specializing in print, web and motion design in Chicago, Illinois.
I graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Graphic Design from the Art Institute of California, Los Angeles. Currently, I work as an Senior Art Director for Conversant, Inc. (formerly known as ValueClick, Inc.), working under the Marketing Creative Services team. Conversant, Inc. is the leader in personalized digital marketing reaching audiences across multi-devices around the globe, and is a subset of Epsilon, under the corporate umbrella of Alliance Data Systems (ADS).
I have honed my print and digital design skills working with various companies like Specific Media, Myspace, Vindico, Xumo, SiteMeter, FremantleMedia, Frontiers Media and Melbert Design Group. In 2004, I also launched my owned and operated social networking site "Filiztik,” which was geared towards young Filipino Americans.
Consistency is a common thread throughout my work. I design with simplicity and purpose—if a design element doesn’t have a purpose, it probably shouldn’t exist. I’m a perfectionist who doesn’t cut corners, waste pixels or leave details unpolished. My goal is to produce designs that are as clean, interactive and beautiful as they are effective.
I enjoy collaborating with others who are as passionate about their work as I am—people who know what they want but are open to exploring new and innovative ways to get to the final product.
"Joel is an extremely creative and talented individual. He is laid back and easy to work with and always finds a way to immediately grasp a concept and turn it into something that is visually stunning. I was repeatedly impressed by his ability to take his vision and turn it into something tangible and eye-catching. No matter the situation, Joel delivered with a terrific finished project."
PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST
SR. ART DIRECTOR
MARKETING CREATIVE SERVICES
JUNE 2013 — PRESENT / CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
Formerly known as, ValueClick, Inc. (ValueClick Media, Commission Junction, Mediaplex, Greystripe, Dotomi, SET Media).
DIRECTOR OF ART & DESIGN
Interactive Media Holdings, Inc.
Specific Media, Myspace, Vindico, Xumo, SiteMeter
JULY 2006 — JUNE 2013 / IRVINE, CALIFORNIA
PREVIOUS TITLES HELD
- Sr. Graphic Designer (July 2008 - March 2011)
- Graphic Designer (July 2006 - July 2008)
Maintained corporate brand identity.
Worked with US and EU Marketing teams on various corporate communication projects such as one-sheets, case studies, B2B presentation decks, Word and PowerPoint templates, brand awareness and development, direct mail, online ad campaigns, flyers, premium items, tradeshow booth and acquisition awareness materials (for SiteMeter, Adviva, BBE, AdCombination and Myspace)
Collaborated with international Marketing colleagues in Europe (the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands) to produce translated corporate websites, product landing pages, reporting templates, rebrand preparation collateral, stationary, awards, employee event e-mail announcements, product mock-ups, vertical and industry specific e-mail newsletters and Sales conference presentation materials
Introduced and implemented custom B2B e-mail campaigns for exclusive Sales team events, corporate e-mail signatures, e-blast templates, company newsletter, logo stings, social media initiatives and interactive PDFs
Contributed with designing custom analytic reports for Ford client deal which successfully raised $100M in revenue
Maintained relationships with print vendors and premium item suppliers
Managed a team of 2 Designers
FremantleMedia - American Idol Underground
FEBRUARY 2006 — JUNE 2006 / CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA
Reported to the Art Director and collaborated with other in-house designers to produce various website elements, online ad units, print collateral and motion graphics using company’s brand guidelines under a fast-pace environment
Melbert Design Group, Inc.
DECEMBER 2004 — SEPTEMBER 2005 / CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA
Designed company branding as well as custom product inserts, micro fiber cloths and packaging for various major name brand companies
Performed sublimation head transfer printing
Solbrook Display Co
AUGUST 2004 — DECEMBER 2004 / NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA
Designed artwork for promotional micro fiber cloths for various name brand companies
Performed sublimation heat transfer printing
APRIL 2004 — SEPTEMBER 2004 / WILSHIRE, CALIFORNIA
Worked closely with the Art Director to select featured photos as well as collaborated with other in-house designers to design and layout cliend ads.
Laid out articles and prepped magazine pages to be ready to go into production
Manipulated photographs to clients specified requests
STUDENT GRAPHIC ARTIST
& PROJECTS ASSISTANT
California Polytechnic State University of Pomona, APISC
SEPTEMBER 2002 — JUNE 2003 / POMONA, CALIFORNIA
Worked closely with Student Coordinators to produce marketing collateral to promote campus held activities, as well as collaborated with other student leaders within and from other educational institutions to organize campus wide conference events
Coordinated with on-campus vendors to deliver finished print projects
OF CALIFORNIA - LOS ANGELES
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, GRAPHIC DESIGN
2003-2006 / LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY - POMONA
EMPHASIS IN CHORAL MUSIC
2002-2003 / POMONA, CALIFORNIA
GENERAL EDUCATION, SPECIAL ADMIT
2000-2002 / DELANO, CALIFORNIA
SOFTWARE + MORE
ADOBE CREATIVE CLOUD 2014 (MAC & PC)
Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks and AfterEffects
MICROSOFT OFFICE (MAC & PC)
Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel and OneNote
Mail, Keynote, Garageband, iBook Author
and Final Cut Pro
ADDITIONAL APPLICATIONS, WEB SERVICES
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Instagram, YouTube, Vimeo, Livestream, Wix, Prezi, Quark, Wordpress, Blogger, MailChimp, Marketo,
EventBrite, HTML and CSS