I’m a creative, a thinker, & an eccentric coffee drinker.

And with 17 years of professional experience betwixt writing, illustration, photography, graphic design, and conceptual thinking, my work is well-suited for adding jolts of fresh thinking to brand experiences, thereby allowing their content to rise above the noise and caffeinate the brain space.


About Us copy {client: CINQ Creative}

Boring graphics and stale content fatigue minds…and in some cases, they put an audience to sleep. That means those tired patrons won’t connect with a brand and its message, which means they won’t return for more. And an audience that walks away is no longer an audience.

Introduction & tagline {client: Sweat City lifestyle blog}

Welcome to Sweat City: Your Home for Witty City Workouts with a Typographic Twist!

Exercise is important, but you don’t need a gym to get it. Because frankly speaking, our daily city activities are chock-full of miniature workouts, from running to catch a distant bus to hair-raising hikes over snow-filled parking spaces or power-lifting a couch up three stories of stairs. Yep, your city—our city—is always giving us an opportunity to feel the burn: no gym required.

To celebrate that perspective, I’m sharing one witty city workout a week alongside a hand-lettered title—a badge, of sorts—to put a fresh and healthy spin on our everyday lives. So, the next time you miss a workout, don’t sweat it: just let the city be your gym!

Yours in exercise and sarcasm,

Nikita Prokhorov
Lettering Artist & Mayor of Sweat City

About Our Process copy {client: CINQ Creative}

Our creative process is the mortar that binds our ideas and strategies, and it’s the rock around which we anchor our vast imaginations, to balance fresh thinking with sensible solutions.

Blog name and intro copy {client: CINQ Creative}

We’re free thinkers, not prerecorded robots. That’s why we enjoy sharing our thoughts on the dynamic world of creative communication, because fresh knowledge opens eyes and nourishes minds.

CINQ Think: Better than swag, more interesting than a talking T. rex.




“Joe is an all-around creative talent and an exceptional asset to those he serves . ..his creative insight and conceptual thinking are second to none.” — Steph Doyle, Owner and Creative Director at CINQ Creative

“I hired Joe to create a new piece of digital art, a Phoenix/bird illustration to use as a marketing tool to showcase a new product that was bringing my company back from the edge of death. I selected the subject for the art, and Joe took my idea and brought it to life in a very beautiful and compelling manner. We are currently using the Phoenix illustration on our website and all of our marketing fliers and posters; my partners and I all love it.” — Blake Henke, Managing Partner at North Star Science and Technology

“I hired Joe to write some copy for a passion project I was developing and he did an absolutely fantastic job! His writing was diverse and versatile, which suited my project perfectly. He took my vision and some of my initial rough ideas and transformed them into something beautiful. I would gladly work with him again, and I would highly recommend him for other work.” — Nikita Prokhorov, Graphic Designer and Design Instructor; Publisher of the lifestyle blog Sweat City

If you have questions or want to discuss a potential opportunity, let’s talk!