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My Works as an independent design director.
Synthesizations of various skillsets in the form of products.
A divergent stream of my creative consciousness.
More information about me, and my work.
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March 2023
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CD / DD / AD
× Work Types
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Anything In-between
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Los Angeles, CA
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CREATIVE WORKS.
+15 YRS EXPERIENCE
STRATEGIC DISSONANCE
CREATIVE WORKS.
+15 YRS EXPERIENCE
STRATEGIC DISSONANCE
Works
Independent
Combining thoughtful strategy with distinct Creative application.
Design
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Collaborations
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Collaborations
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Collaborations
[ Collaborations ]
collaborations with brands, agencies ± individuals.
Some examples of previous collaborations ranging from brand partnerships, interactive and anything in-between.
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Singer
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Reusing a scrapped passion project for something productive (a 100% unofficial concept site).
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Aristide '21
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Working with Mr. Aristide Benoist to design his '21 Folio site.
04.15.2022
Branding
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Scab Shop
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Helping CTHDRL to brand a tattoo NFT project: Scab Shop.
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Sound.XYZ
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Developing a dynamic brand to help launch an innovative web3 music platform.
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Evinetta
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Creating a poster series to accompany Ash Thorp and Carlos Pecino's new build + film, Evinetta.
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Works
As a collaborative studio, a closer look at the services I provide, previous collaborations, my process, etc. etc.
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Collaborations
A collection of my creative work through the lens of strategic collaborations.
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Branding
Crafting new brand identities (through extensive research and exploration), and evolving old ones thats no longer align with their objectives.
00-1.1.1
Interactive
Crafting transactional and/or experiential touch-points, via a strategic blend of content strategy, interaction models, and unique visual languages.
00-1.1.1
JW.S Partnerships
Adopting a joint venture model to cultivate long-term creative growth.
00-1.1.1
Archive
Adopting a joint venture model to cultivate long-term creative growth.
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CATALOG
Collections of my work across different mediums, stripped of context entirely.
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DESIGN
My design work from both collaborations and personal initiatives.
00-1.4.1.1
Art Direction
Crafting new aesthetics, but somewhere shy of a re-brand. A blurry line to say the least.
00-1.4.1.3
Branding
Creating or evolving a brand's image or likeness, often spanning multiple skillsets.
00-1.4.1.5
Editorial
Those somewhat few times I've had the chance to get my work off the screens and on some paper.
00-1.4.1.4
Graphic Design
The more traditional lens to design, spanning a lot of different applications
00-1.4.1.2
Interactive
Work thats primarily interactive in nature. Combinations of UI/UX/ art direction, content, etc.
00-1.4.1.6
Tyopgraphy
The more traditional lens to design, spanning a lot of different applications
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Photo
My work as a wannabe photographer, capturing unscripted moments from various travels and explorations. All images available for licensing and prints.abe photographer.
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SEA
Shots taken in and around the ocean, from around the world. A personal favorite.
00-1.3.2.2
Surf
The act of surfing as well as the subculture that surrounds it.
00-1.3.2.3
Incidents
00-1.3.2.4
Terra
Getting myself away from the sea, and exploring the non-coastal territories.
00-1.3.2.5
Urban
00-1.3.2.6
People
00-1.3.3
Motion
When I was looking for something else, I captured these moments instead. 90% of my shots technically fall under this category.
001.3.3.1
Interfaces
Animations done primarily for interactive prototypes, or proof of concepts.
001.3.3.2
Expressive
Using some of the programmatic abilities of AE to be more expressive and utilize generative abilities.
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Cinematic
Transitioning my experience creating static images into more cinematic applications.
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Landscape
Putting my photographic experience with landscapes into motion.. just slightly.
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Textural
Opposite the broad views of the landscape, focusing in on various found textures that are more dynamic when moving.
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Music
Expanding my understanding of both my tools auditory fundamentals.
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ARt
Works that are a bit more free, and whose value is entirely intrinsic.
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THe lab
Works that are a bit more free, and whose value is entirely intrinsic.
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Archive
A collection of all projects... including a lot of the older ones that have faded in their relevance to current interests and ambitions.
Services
Services
Services
Services
Services
Services
Services
Services
Services
Services
[Services]
A multi–disciplinary creative partner.
Multi-disciplinary is a term that's been overly-appropriated, but JW.S actually does offer end-to-end creative abilities across disciplines. A by-product of years of stubbornly fighting specialization and creative stagnation.
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SOund.xyz
Logo Development (3d portion by CTHDRL)
Scab shop
Wordmark Application (Motion by CTHDRL)
Danc
Badge Exploration]
Brand Development
I work with brands in various capacities to develop or evolve their existing identity through extensive research, and meticulous execution.
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Aristide
Interaction Motion excerpt
Unique Interactive Activations.
Combining my extensive background in UI/UX, content strategy, e-comm and motion design to create interactive experiences that can build brand awareness while solving business problems... or just be fun.
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DANC
SHooting Team rider and friend Mike Siordia
[Video for danc Brand content]
Danc
picking up Brand content in the shaping bay
TAvarua
Pick-up shots around the island
Brand Asset Generation
Creating high-quality brand assets as an extension of your existing brand, or one we're building together. Emotion over information, and authenticity over perfection.
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NØ–ISØ
Compositing + design for Album Art on NØ–ISØ
JW.S
Generative Motion Assets
JW.Sans
Excerpt from the JW.Sans Type Spec
Apple
Compositing Concept work
JW.S
Music Production Workings
Hangyaku
[Motion System explorations]
JW.S
Motion System explorations
ANything IN-between
I've spent years exploring many mediums and methods in an effort to stave off stagnation, so I'm always happy to take on a new challenge.
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[ Catalog ]
Explore an extensive collection of my works.
The catalog is a repository of all my works, connected through various themes, topics, verticals, etc. Below is just a small excerpt of the whole thing.
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Ari_Project_Waka
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Getting weird with some editorial interactive design bits.
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An un-used cover exploration for the Hello World project. Always liked this one for some reason.
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Using a found doodle to play with the interstitial between light and dark, and where one's vision exists. More concept than execution.
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Another spread that plays around with legibility and maximizes negative space in organic ways.
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AT3-21_Book-Concept
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I always liked the ridiculousness of the AT3-21 logo.. so I mapped it to a book for fun.
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A rough idea for a homepage design direction and content strategy.
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JWS_End-Frame-option
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A potential end-frame for the 2021 reel.
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A landing page concept for teasing out an upcoming product.
Hangyaku-King-process
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A small excerpt of art directions/explorations done for the Hangyaku project.
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A web concept for using panels to juxtapose an abstracted body with digital texture.
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A small excerpt of art directions/explorations done for the Hangyaku project.
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A mock-up for one of the wordmark directions for Gijo– a personal side project.. on hold? Trying to mix the vibe up with it :)
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Motion frame to convey the concept of he load-in sequence for the start grid/gallery nav.
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Lighting in a shaping bay just can't be beat. The halogen can be tricky, but yea... Imma fan.
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A broader motions study for the important load-in sequence.
Hello-world_The-Machines Copy
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A cover exploration that heavily leaned into the concept of the dissonance between human imperfections amidst robotic standardization.
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Working through different ways to communicate the abilities of the ADAS system, I opted to make a game and composited some assets for it.
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A transitional state to Ari's site, leaning into the Timmond typeface's similarities in form to the project routing tiles.
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An early exploration with Ari around load-in sequencing.
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