JOE BLEND

I observe life through steaming coffee & an energized imagination.

That perspective allows my mind to serve as a curious carafe of wide-awake thinking, thereby allowing me to deliver energized content experiences that help valuable ideas and messages rise above the noise to caffeinate the brain space. {Continue scrolling to view work samples, testimonials, a list of skills, and contact information.}

—Copywriting—

Brand introduction for CINQ Creative’s About Us web page

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.

Copy for CINQ Creative’s About Us web page

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.

Copy and name for CINQ Creative’s blog “CINQ Think”

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.

—Graphic Design & Illustration—

—Expertise—

Conceptual thinking; writing and editing; illustration; art direction; page layout and user experience; team collaboration; project management; Adobe Photoshop; Adobe Fresco; Procreate; Adobe InDesign; WordPress; Squarespace; Microsoft SharePoint; Microsoft Word; Mailchimp; PC, Mac, iPad Pro, and Surface Pro platforms; Bachelor of Science in Marketing; Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design.

—Testimonials—

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

“Joe and I worked closely during 3 years to manage websites and intranet platforms. He was a high-valued support to release our projects, as providing a relevant feedback. He was also one of the most involved webmaster to constantly improve websites by mastering SEO , metrics and contents subjects. Interested in new digital challenges, Joe was also a great colleague to work with.” — Aude Montanié, Digital Manager, Digital CX & EcoSystem at Euler Hermes {global headquarters; Paris, France}

“Joe is equally a master of turning phrases and of raw creative exploration. His deep inventiveness has been of great help to some of the core brainstorming my creative team has done for the past few months. It’s a delight to find such a quick and nimble mind that connects so well with other artists to round out a room of designers.” — Vail Henry, Director of Brand and Digital Marketing

I’m currently available for full-time opportunities within in-office or remote-work environments. But alas, I’m unable to accept correspondence via fax, carrier pigeon, or paper airplane. So, if you have questions or want to discuss a potential opportunity within the format of an interview, let’s talk via the brief form below or by telephone at 703-864-1714!