Josh Kirkland is a graphic designer with over 10 years of experience in design, publishing and marketing. Based in San Diego, he was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, and his experiences have taken him from Seattle to San Diego and back again.
Josh graduated from The Art Institute, School of Design in Seattle, WA with an Associate of Applied Arts degree in 1999 and then hit the road south for sunnier skies. Josh and his family fell in love with San Diego and have been there ever since.
Now let’s get down to business… Josh has excellent communication skills, is comfortable working in fast-paced, deadline driven environments, and is capable of finding creative problem-solving solutions within a specific budget. Josh is also fully versed in Adobe’s Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. He also has a basic understanding of Dreamweaver and designing for the web.
Josh’s previous experience includes over five years designing print and online advertising for an equestrian magazine/design boutique based in San Diego. His responsibilities varied from designing ads to maintaining in-house and customer websites and creating HTML emails for in house promotions.
He also worked on the layout and design of the monthly magazine and an annual directory, in addition to designing many logo / corporate identities and a variety of print assets.
However, his skills are not limited to print design and branding, and Josh’s most recent work has included a successful foray into social media design and direction, brand imaging and marketing. He’s a versatile, motivated addition who is a valuable asset to any business, design department, or creative team.