Born in Montreal, raised in Ottawa.
Joshua has participated in several design projects ranging from Graphic to Environmental designs. His light at the end of the tunnel is creating diverse, simple, and yet complex designs that provoke thought. With his love for music, art, tv/film, and his special love of urban art these peices connect the dots to his love for design and life. Joshua plans to go where ever design takes him as he is commited to succeed in life and sustainable design.
Forge Media + Design - Toronto, ON
Environmental Graphic Designer for Wayfinding Design and Signage Systems. Developing successful and innovative solutions for museum, corporate, entertainment, commercial office buildings, and mixed-use projects. As well as developed a new signage and wayfinding model that uses intuitive user function and visual responsive lighting.
360 Architecture, Inc. - Kansas City, MO
Senior Project Designer,
Working to innovative graphic excellence in planning, design and execution, to provide a wide range of services for an even wider range of project types, including recreation centers, municipal facilities, sports arenas and ballparks, single- and multi-family residences, mixed-use entertainment districts, and corporate and commercial of?ce buildings.
Employment ended due due to economic recession.
Workshop Design, L.L.C. - Kansas City, MO
Senior Project Designer
Working initial concepts to final install, the endeavors to fill the needs of each client. With a wide range of talent and experience, I am comfortable working through all phases in order to assist in the completion of a project. Working through Programming, Schematic Design, Design Development, and Construction Documentation. As well as coordinating projects with vendors and clients.
SparksCreative > Los Angeles, CA
Graphic and Environmental Design for large corporate brands, Designer of concepts for clients such as Cisco, DIRECTV, Xerox, FPL Energy, Comptel, AT&T, Toyota, and other partner companies related to our clients.
George Brown College > Toronto, ON
Athletic/Housing Department Graphic Designer. Corporate, Advertising, New Media Design. Also includes Poster, flyer, manuals, stationary, digital, logos, web, image, modeling, information, and kiosk.
Alphaform Exhibit + Design > Etobicoke, ON
I was on a team of three designers that worked on designs for trade show, art installations, and museum exhibits. I have designed for companies that include; Dove, Ontario College of Art and Design, Medivax Corp. , EB Games, Sony Playstiaon, etc...
Fineline Fabrications > Ottawa, ON
Worked as a Fabricator in Training/Industrial Designer. Many of the task that included labor and machine shop knowledge. Rapid Prototyping was a large part of my job.
Romero Thorsen Design - Los Angeles, CA
Freelance Environmental Graphic Designer.
Worked on mid-initial designs for The Dubai Mall Exterior Signage - SD Phase, and the initial indoor concepts. Also worked on the Anaheim Stadium Infield Business Park, this project was started by another designer and continued by me. Due to the nature of this freelance project it was handed off again to another designer.
Studio Wilks - Los Angeles, CA
Freelance/Environmental Designer. Production design, as well as Design concepts for the Hoop Hall of Fame Experience and The Landmark Entertainment group.
CMg Design – Los Angeles, CA
Freelance Environmental/Graphic Designer brought in to marry to design disciplines. Worked as an environmental and graphic designer; corporate brands with environmental creative initiatives.
24 Seven Talent Agency – Los Angeles, CA
Freelance Environmental Designer for large corporate brands, Designer of concepts for clients such as South African Ministry of Trade, Skyline Studios
Creative Circle Talent Agency– Los Angeles, CA
Freelance. Graphic Designer for talent agency. Worked with a few clients such as Los Angeles Film Festival, Studio Wilks, and Film Independent.
Lemar Design > Ottawa + Toronto, ON
As the main partner of an Industrial and Graphic Design company, we designed products in range of urban sectors or socially responsible disciplines. I designed through sketches and storyboards. As well as rendering products and presentational aspects. We also delivered mock-ups and full prototype models for each client. As well we released a bi-annual magazine in which I wrote, and designed.
Brand Bistro > Barrie, ON
Corporate Identity and Graphic solutions. Collaborated on graphic identities through diverse market strategies. I.O.T. has been a huge role in the development of the company directive.
Double Take > Toronto, ON
Designing t-shirt concepts for a design orientated customer base. Mostly in the Toronto Urban Area.
RAW SHOW > Toronto, ON
January 2006 - May 2006. I was the exhibit/industrial/graphic designer that was responsible for the graduating show of 2006. I have been designed a space for 38 pieces and have had to create a concept that keeps the persons intent on interactivity with a space.
DX Exchange Archetype City Living Project > Toronto, ON
October 2005 - March 2006. I worked on the base model for the world house design that is in connection with "The Institute Without Boundaries". My role was not only an Environmental/Graphic Designer. I have been playing a key role in rendering designs, and presentation of the house design in book and board format for L.E.E.D. Judging Criteria.
CAN.URB. INSTITUTE > URBAN LEADERSHIP AWARDS > Toronto, ON
March 2005-May 2005. Part of a team of five members that designed an exhibit for the Canadian Urban Institute. The five designers were picked based on our redesign for the Urban Leadership Awards Brand System. We were given the opportunity to take part in the actual exhibit design portion of the campaign
The computer programs I have learned and understand;
Adobe CS4 , QuarkXPress, SolidWorks, CAD Tools, 3D Studio Max, SketchUp, StoryBoard, Corel Draw, Corel Paint, MS Office. Expert Knowledge of MAC and PC Environments.
Basic Dreamweaver and Flash
George Brown College >Toronto, ON
2006 Graphic Design B.Des
Environmental Graphic Design Major
Corporate/Print Design Major
Humber College > Toronto, ON
2003 Industrial Design BID
2001 Certificate in Design Foundation