Josh Strupp, Designer in Washington, DC, United States
Josh Strupp

Designer in Washington, DC, United States

Member since March 11, 2020
Josh's recent clients include National Geographic, UNICEF, T-Mobile, the Environmental Defense Fund, the NHL, and the Federal Reserve. In the last ten years, he's led or worked on teams that have designed award-winning mobile games, brand identities for fortune 1000 companies, a proprietary CMS, an NLP-powered Reddit recommendation engine, and dozens of websites, apps, and immersive experiences. He's passionate about finding solutions for clients where data, design, and technology intersect.
Josh is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Associate Creative Director

    2022 - PRESENT
    January Third
    • Led the development of a marketing campaign for a major airline that included web, social, out-of-home, display, and SEO.
    • Oversaw the content development and web design for a wireless trade association web app dedicated to educating industry personnel about spam text messages.
    • Led the brand narrative and copy development, including a custom jingle, for the marketing of a children's literacy game, developed in partnership with a major edtech company and bank.
    Technologies: Figma, Adobe CC, Photoshop CC, Premiere Pro CC, InDesign CC, Miro, Apple Keynote, Audition CC, User Experience Strategy, User Experience Design, Copywriting, Digital Creative Direction, Product Design, Brand Development, Design Thinking
  • Director of Creative Strategy, Digital

    2020 - 2022
    Taoti Creative
    • Designed an app that assists bank tellers and retail workers in identifying and reporting counterfeit currency.
    • Created a brand narrative, scripted a promotional film, and redesigned a brand for a Fortune 500 transportation company.
    • Designed a data visualization web app for one of the world's leading environmental cause organizations that promotes understanding of the electric vehicle supply chain for American journalists, representatives, and senators.
    Technologies: Visual Studio Code, InVision, Principle, Sketch, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dimension, SketchUp, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Illustrator CC, Miro, Python 3, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Wireframing, Mobile UI, Product Design, High-fidelity Prototypes, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Visual Design, Dashboard Design, Ideation Workshops, AI Design, iOS, UX Research, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Conversion, Conversion Rate, Websites, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Research, Analytics, User Experience Strategy, User Experience Design, Copywriting, Digital Creative Direction, Brand Development, UX Prototyping, Text Analytics, Data Visualization, Premiere Pro CC, User Interviews, Office 365, UX Roadmaps, Design Thinking, Jira, Accessibility, User Journeys

Education

  • Trade Certification in Web Development, Data Science
    2014 - 2015
    General Assembly - Washington, DC
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Digital Media
    2011 - 2015
    The George Washington University - Washington, DC

Certifications

  • Sketching for Product Design
    FEBRUARY 2021 - PRESENT
    LinkedIn
  • Text Analytics and Visualization with Python
    JUNE 2020 - PRESENT
    LinkedIn
  • Adobe XD Essential Training
    APRIL 2020 - PRESENT
    LinkedIn
  • Principles for UX Design
    JANUARY 2018 - PRESENT
    LinkedIn
  • Google Analytics Certification
    MAY 2016 - PRESENT
    Google
  • Data Science
    JUNE 2015 - PRESENT
    General Assembly
  • Front-end Web Development
    MARCH 2015 - PRESENT
    General Assembly

Experience

  • Copywriting8 years
  • User Experience Strategy7 years
  • Research7 years
  • Design Thinking7 years
  • User Experience Design6 years
  • Brand Development6 years
  • Analytics6 years
  • Product Design5 years

Location

Washington, DC, United States

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