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S Joshua Elkin
Creative Director/ Visual Designer
Los Angeles, CA
Joshua Elkin is an experienced multidisciplinary visual artist. This proven creative leader with good taste and minimal aesthetic, creatively solves visual and experience problems for fortune 500 companies in digital or print.
Joshua started with a degree from Montreal's renowned Dawson College graphic design program, following summer studies at the Rhode Island School of Design in graphic design and architecture.
His first major exposure was for Levi's as art director for retail stores across Canada. After starting a successful design business in Montreal offering print and digital creative services, Josh attained a BFA from Concordia University in art history, painting and electronic art.
Seeking more prominent clients, he moved to New York City, freelancing as a hybrid art director & flash animator at various traditional and digital agencies. His work includes creative solutions for architecture firms and pharmaceutical companies as well as Bloomberg, Julio and Gallo, Sony and Victoria's Secret.
Joshua eventually gravitated to California where he worked with iCrossing (Hearst) as an associate creative director focused on Cosmopolitan Hotel and automotive clients.
And as a senior consultant on The X Factor USA redesign.
An advocate for responsive web design, he has been the creative lead for Toyota Racing and Mazda Mexico during this shift.
Josh views his job as the perfect Yang to the freestyle arts of DJing, skateboarding, and abstract painting that he is so passionate about. In addition to his digital design work, he has produces soundtracks for NYC skateboard films and his paintings are currently part of the Venice Art Crawl.
- Joe Digital
- Santa Monica, CA
- 2013 - 2013
Associate Creative Director
- Culver City, CA
- 2011 - 2012 (1 year)
- Cult 360
- New York, NY
- 2007 - 2008 (1 year)
- BFA Art History Painting Electronic Art
- 2002 - 2006
- Graphic Design Diploma Art Direction
- 1994 - 1997
Rhode Island School of Design
- Architecture Graphic Design
- 1994 - 1994
Best New Architecture Web Site