JOSHUA KYLE ORTIZ


BORN: DERBY, CONNECTICUT
CURRENTLY: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

Bio

Since I could remember, I’ve always been a creative individual. Growing up with the internet and seeing it evolve, so did my creativity and skillset. In my earliest years, photography and graphic design were my goto mediums. Then as I grew, I matured into more web & mobile design where I would later get my first few creative jobs. 

After a few years in graphic design, I started working with more marketing directors that needed to grow their brands. Studying closely to how they approached their campaigns, I learned how to create my own using the design/photo skills I had. Since then I’ve helped all kinds of businesses rebrand and grow their market reach. My passion now is the same as it’s always been, to create amazing products that will help others grow.


Work History


WOVEN.IS - DESIGN DIRECTOR ASSOCIATE
Los Angeles, CA
2019 - Current
Managed the conceptualization and execution of both internal & external design resources including advertisements, technical renderings, photography, and website updates.

90210 KITCHEN & BATH - ART DIRECTOR
Los Angeles, CA
2018 - 2020
Overlooked the creation and execution of digital marketing resources, photography, and online advertising campaigns. Created and ran online ads that generated 1.2+ million views with a 20% engagement rate.

POWERSTATION EVENTS - GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Cheshire, CT
 2017 - 2018
Managed their Wordpress website, SEO, and Google Adwords campaign as well redesigned and rebranded all internal documents with a modern design approach.

GOECART - VISUAL DESIGNER / LEAD MOBILE DESIGNER
Bridgeport, CT
 2015 - 2016
Working alongside the marketing director to create and implement ad campaigns consisting of animated web banners, social media campaigns, and printed magazine ad-spaces. In collaboration with the dev team, I oversaw the design of all client mobile sites.

GARTNER - UX Developer
Stamford, CT
2013 - 2014
Contracted by Gartner, I helped various teams build new editions to thecompany's production & internal sites. While at Gartner, I assisted with thedesign of their Digital Transit Map and the overall responsive design of theirweb projects using a custom build of Twitter Bootstrap.

GONATION / DRIVE CREATIVE - Designer
Milford, CT
2011-2015
What started out as a flyer designer for clubs and restaurants, turned into a full creative career. At GoNation, I assisted with the earilest concepts for their mobile app, as well as designed countless websites for their restaurant clients. Along with design, I also assisted with setting up photography shoots. 

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Education


High School Diploma
Platt Technical High School
2007-2011
Accepted into a class of 200 out of 1200 applicants to study computer science & Information Systems Tech. Here I learned modern web development practices as well IT support, database management, and graphic design principles.

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