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Joel Kitzmiller

Creative Director / Head of Design

Can work in or around Paris

  • 48.858705
  • 2.342865
New
  • Suggested rate £1,118 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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Location and workplace preferences

Location
Paris, France
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around Paris and 10km

Preferences

Project length
  • ≤ 1 week
  • ≤ 1 month
  • Between 1-3 months
  • Between 3-6 months
Business sector
Would prefer:
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Architecture & Urban Planning
  • Agriculture
  • Aviation & Aerospace
  • Culture
+15 autres
Would prefer to avoid:
  • Automobile
  • Chemical
  • Biotech
  • Banking & Insurance
  • Defense & Military
+7 autres
Company size
Would prefer:
  • 1 person
  • 2-10 people
  • 11 - 49 people
  • 50 - 249 people
Would prefer to avoid:
≥ 5000 people

Verifications

Freelancer code of conduct signed
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Verified email

Languages

  • English

    Native or bilingual

  • French

    Conversational

Categories

Skills (7)

Joel in a few words

California-born and raised, Paris-based designer and creative director with experience creating brands and digital products from concept to roll-out and beyond.

Currently looking for interesting projects where I can add value – especially within the Paris region.

I'm passionate about exploring and analysing ideas surrounding data decentralisation, digital identity, Web3 (the blockchain side, rather than the commerce), humanising technology, Green / Climate projects, making products usable and beautiful, type / typeface design, art history, challenging "data-driven everything," and life before computers (not in any order).

Previous Clients / Employers include: VICE Media Group, World Economic Forum / Unilever, Burberry, Bose, Intel, Condé Nast Britain (Vogue/GQ/Wired), Faction Skis and Canada Goose.

Portfolio

Experience

Master London

Founder / Creative Director

January 2015 - Today (7 years and 10 months)

Violet Book

Head of Digital

London, UK

April 2016 - June 2021 (5 years and 2 months)

Helping Violet Book explore and realise digital and content strategies.

London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London

Visiting Practitioner

London, UK

January 2015 - January 2017 (2 years)

VICE Media, Inc.

Digital & IT

Executive Creative Director

London, England, United Kingdom

July 2013 - October 2014 (1 year and 3 months)

Responsible from pitch to execution on local, regional, and global projects and integrated campaigns. Clients included Unilever, Google, Burberry, Volvo, Palladium, and Diesel. Digital product launches (VICE) include i-D and Collectively. My role oversaw the design (VICE) and creative (Virtue) teams which included project managers, producers, motion graphics, and copywriters of around 16-24 staff at any given time. I also assumed the role as acting Technical Director at VICE UK. In this role, responsible for managing the dev teams and all technical/development related enquiries and acted as the main point of contact with the CTO in New York.

VICE Media, Inc.

Publishing

Design Director

London, England, United Kingdom

January 2011 - January 2013 (2 years)

VICE Media, Inc.

Digital & IT

Freelance Designer and Art Director  - As a freelancer

London, UK

January 2009 - January 2012 (3 years)

A/D

Culture

Art Direction & Design

San Diego, CA USA

August 2002 - January 2012 (9 years and 5 months)

MOTHER

E-commerce

Freelance Designer, Art Director and Developer  - As a freelancer

London, England, United Kingdom

January 2009 - January 2011 (2 years)

Nixon

Designer

Encinitas, CA, USA

July 2004 - September 2006 (2 years and 2 months)

Education