it begins like this...

I (Joe) have had an intense passion for design and illustration for years. Beyond that, I have always had a passion for success stories. I love stories of grit and determination—ones that pin a future hero against a wall. I am always inspired by the ways that people manage to overcome. Perhaps that's why I love working with the up and coming pro, or the seasoned vet. I knew I wanted to start my own brand with my own name, and do so targeting those living on the edge of their dream. I formed my own character, learned how to live according to my own plot, and studied how to help others do the same. Now, DBA Joe Till Studios, I have the chance to help incredible clients like Sprecher Brewing Co. unleash their new era of incredible packaging. I have the chance to help small businesses begin their first chapter. Nothing brings me greater joy than seeing people succeed as their true character.


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weapon of choice

I specialize in design, illustration, and strategy. But I'm not gonna hide it—my favorite is illustration. My most successful creations include bold artwork you can't simply ignore. It's my default weapon, and one I choose most often. Take a look at this illustration example I did for Sprecher Brewing Co. recently. Striking, am I right? That's what illustration can do! Now don't worry if this isn't your character. Every client needs a unique method. Take a look at the services page, and pick the path designed for you!


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i work with...

Breweries, Restaurants, Bakeries, Coffee Shops, Bands, Musicians, Public Figures, Artists, Magicians, Performers, Skaters, Athletes, Sports Teams, Fan Clubs, Sports Media, Publications, Agencies, Firms, Organizations, Non-profits, Outfitters, Retail Stores, Theme Parks, Water Parks, Tourism, Small Businesses, Large Businesses, Anyone with a Vision.

 

experience


Creative Director + Owner
Joe Till Studios
2015–Present
Specializing in illustration, design, and brand strategy. Conceptualize striking solutions for creative-minded clients. Craft bold and iconic illustrations for any format. Invent original design ideas to insure brand uniqueness. Create strategic branding plans for social media and other purposes.


Graphic Designer
Sprecher Brewing Co.
May 2016—August 2017
Rebrand all beer products through the use of illustration. Create main artwork for premiering products. Brainstorm packaging ideas by creating thumbnails and developing roughs. Create posters for upcoming events. Set up files to ensure effective print production. Create logos for beers on tap, as well as new products under development.


Graphic Design Student
Waukesha County Technical College
September 2014–May 2017

Learning graphic design at WCTC provided creative problems that helped form me as a professional. I became efficient in all aspects of the creative process, software such Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, working with clients through group projects, meeting deadlines, and preparing files for effective use in both print and digital media.

My efforts resulted in me being nominated as the "2017 Graphic Design Program Award Winner", as well as the "2017 Outstanding Student for Applied Technologies". I was one of only four students in the entire school to win the Outstanding Student Award.

Activities and Societies: Graphics Club President, Vice President, 2015 Phoenix Challenge High School Team, Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society, National Technical Honors Society