Joseph earned a BFA with honors in Graphic Design from Pratt Institute, where he completed one of the first classes that covered the Mac as a design tool.
With over 20 years of professional experience, he is currently a freelance art director and designer whose clients have included Billboard, BusinessWeek, Fortune, Marie Claire, and Vibe magazines. He has won American Graphic Design Awards from GD USA magazine annually, since 2008, when he also received a Create Award. Joseph is an active member of AIGA, Freelancers Union, Graphic Artists Guild, and SPD, the Society of Publication Designers. He is currently the Eastern Region Representative of the Graphic Artists Guild, and sat on the Freelancers Union Board of Directors from 2011-13. He is also on the SPD Student Outreach Committee, where he Chaired the annual Pub(lications) Crawl from 2008-12.
Joseph has taught at The City College of New York and NYU, and is a contributor to Udemy.com.
A lifetime resident of New York State, he grew up in Ulster County, part of the State’s historic Mid-Hudson Valley, and has lived in Brooklyn since the late 1980s.