Jay Morris

Brooklyn, NY, USA
Jay Morris is a professional graphic designer and production artist living and working in NYC via New Orleans. He has worked with numerous bands, musicians, brands and record labels as well as worked at various agencies, design firms and in house creative departments.

He currently works full-time as a designer at The Wall Street Journal by day and as a poster artist and merch designer by night.

Work Experience

The Wall Street Journal

Graphic Designer

The Box is an embedded in-house agency focusing on day-to-day creative needs of The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones and Barrons. We are a partnership between CHI (creative agency) and Hogarth Worldwide (production experts.)
May 2015 - Present New York, New York, United States

Jay Morris Graphic Design

Poster / Merchandise Designer / Owner

JMGD was started in 2008 as a way to do merch and album designs for bands, musicians and record labels that I love. Since then it has grown to include silk screened prints as well as gig posters for various venues around New York and Brooklyn. 

Notable clients: Shirts For A Cure, Converse, Brooklyn Vegan, Red Bull SoundSelect, Brooklyn Brewery, Saint Vitus Bar, Hot Water Music, Chuck Ragan, Blue Note Records and various other musicians and bands of all genres.
2008 - Present Brooklyn, New York, United States

GUILD

Freelance Prepress / Production Artist

Prepress and production for projects done on large format printer, direct to surface printer, laser cutter, large format media roll vinyl printer, cnc machine & vinyl plotter. 

Notable clients: Nike, DVF, Dior, Adidas, Versace, Opening Ceremony, W Hotels, Proenza Schouler, Ray-Ban, Wolf Gordon and Wolf Owens.
May 2013 - September 2014 New York, United States

National Football League

Graphic Designer / Production Artist

In-house design, branding and promotional print collateral for various football teams and events. Also worked on promotional print collateral and the look of Super Bowl XLV and Super Bowl XLVI.
2010 - 2011 New York, New York, United States

Various Clients

Freelance Graphic Designer / Production Artist

Freelanced as a design and production artist at MTV Networks, Syfy Channel, Mavi Jeans, Anomaly Communications, Agent 16, Cunard Cruise Lines, and other small design firms, ad agencies and apparel companies.
2008 - 2010 New York, New York, United States

G2 Branding And Design (Geometry Global)

Associate Designer / Art Director

Design, branding, promotional print collateral and identity for Tishman Speyer's re-brand of Peter Cooper Village and Stuyvesant Town. Promotional collateral for John Player Standard.
2007 - 2008 New York, New York, United States

BFG Communications

Graphic Designer

Design of print promotional collateral for Diageo, R.J. Reynolds, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Smirnoff, Captain Morgan’s, DC Comics, Camel and Dole.
2005 - 2006 Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States

Education

Savannah College Of Art And Design (SCAD)

BFA Graphic Design

1999 - 2005 Savannah, Georgia, United States

Skills

Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Four Color Process, Graphic Design, Illustration, Keynote , Mechanicals, Poster Design, Power Point, Prepress, Production, Typography,