Joseph Shields

Art Director

Brooklyn, NY, USA
Uniquely talented art director, with more than 6 years of professional experience designing top-quality projects for clients like AT&T, DirectTV, Ernst & Young, Hillshire Farm, J.P. Morgan, Motorola, Samsung, and Verizon. Exceptional communicator and facilitator, with proven success in collaborating with clients, creative teams, and outside vendors. Continuously exceed clients' requirements and objectives utilizing original creative concepts, expert technical skills, and meticulous product design.

Work Experience

MRM Worldwide

Art Director

• Design and art direction for Verizon across web, transactional emails, banners, print, and advertising campaigns.
January 2016 -


Art Director

• UX and visual design for the J.P. Morgan Digital Client Center the world's first real-time financial banking and investing dashboard which lead to a significant growth of new client onboardings and account openings.

• Art direction, photography and social strategy for Motorola product releases which resulted in 1M+ new unique impressions across Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

• Art direction and web design for Hillshire Snacking which resulted in a Webby Award.

• Visual design for Ernst & Young’s international core pitch presentations including 50 high-quality vector icons which helped to grow profits and resulted in a 23% increase in new business.
August 2015 - New York, United States


Senior Graphic Designer

• UX research and visual design for ShareThis RTM, the world’s first Marketing Performance Platform to unify all your data into one simple, cloud-based UI. Marketing, enterprise metrics, social, CRM and finance, all on one screen, in real time.

• Visual design and art direction for ShareThis’ first-ever brand campaign including digital, print, and social - resulting in an award from AdAge.

• Art direction and visual design for data-driven research studies and infographics which received exclusive media coverage and publications on Forbes, Mashable, eMarketer, ClickZ, Business Insider, Digiday, DMNews, TechCrunch and MediaShift.

• Conceptualized and designed the Mission Statement, Core Values, Brand Guidelines and all centralized collateral for ShareThis - including the Agency Core Pitch, Publisher Core Pitch, and Vertical Core Pitches.

• Designed ShareThis’ first-ever thought leadership event and research study in conjunction with The Paley Center for Media and Beresford Research which resulted in coverage on CNBC, The Atlantic, Slate, with over 100 attendees.

• Designed the SXSW 2013 and 2014 activations - including a thought leadership panel brunch with over 150 attendees featuring executives from Adobe, Tumblr, and Mashable resulting in press coverage in ClickZ and Mashable.

• Event design and art direction for the first ShareThis Sales Offsites in 2012, 2013, and 2014 including content, branding, and logistics for over 200 employees.
September 2012 - August 2015 New York, United States


Junior Graphic Designer

• UX and visual design for Krossover's re-brand across all centralized collateral including the Agency Core Pitch, Publisher Core Pitch,, transactional emails, event posters, ad banners, and infographics.
May 2012 - August 2012 New York, United States


Hartwick College

Bachelor of Fine Arts - Digital Arts

Present New York, United States


Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, After Effects, Art Director, Branding, Flash, Indesign, Print, UI, Ux, Web Design,