GUI Design, Designed for iPhone 5, Identity Manual
The concept for this project was to create an iPhone app that would display events taking place at Saginaw Valley State University. This app will allow the user to easily find, track, and locate events that are going on around campus. In addition to the iPhone app design, an identity manual was created to expand on the idea.
Logo and Business Identity design, Jersey Kit Design
Rum Doodle Racing is a fitness and training company based in Michigan. The Rum Doodle Racing Company wanted to rebrand and needed a new logo and business identity. The whole identity was meant to be simplistic using bold colors. With the finished logo, I tried to convey movement with the two “r's”. I Also wanted both “r's” to simplistically represent a swimmer performing the butterfly stroke, creating a hidden image within the logo. Along with the logo and identity, multiple pieces parts were included such as: a stationery system, jersey kit, and website design to add to the brand.
dPOP! - Quicken Loans
dPOP! is a Quicken Loans company that focuses on every aspect of the workplace, from: interior design, space planning, furniture, moving, facilities and graphic design. While interning at dPOP!, signage & wayfinding contributed to a large portion of my projects. Showcased are some examples of the signage, infographics, and experimental illustrative graphics that were created during this internship.
FAMS Custom Printing
Rebranding & Art Direction
FAMS Custom Printing is a screen printing, embroidery, and retail shop. Joshua had the opportunity to join FAMS while they transitioned to a new retail storefront. Joshua was in charge of creating the signage, wayfinding, merchandise material, and promotional material/publications for the new location. Joshua also contracted environmental designer: Terry Londy to produce unique CNC/Laser cut wooden signage based off of Joshua’s designs.
The concept for this project was to create a coffee table book. The approach I went with was to create a coffee table book consisting of night photography that I photographed during a semester at SVSU. Each photograph was taken with a Minolta X-700 35mm film camera. All of the developing and printing was performed by Joshua Joye. The book contains mostly imagery with a brief amount of text giving technical information about each photograph
The Journey Home
Game Design, 1280px x 1024px Screen
The concept for this project was to create a video game, showcasing four different screenshots. The screenshots consist of the main menu and three different in-game screenshots. The video game: The Journey Home is about a lost cat trying to find its way home. The cat can uses different abilities in order to defeat its foes. Also, the main character has the ability to team up with mice to defeat enemies or eat them for health. The Journey home is a side-scrolling rpg with 8-bit influences in design.
Comic Book Design, Illustration, Publication The concept for this project was to create a storybook. The approach I went with was to create a comic book. Every step of the process was completed for this comic book: from preliminary sketching, creating the story, layout and timing, penciling and inking, and final outputing. The comic is titled: 9 Lives. A brief synopsis of the story is that it is about Detective Thelonious Rex, a cat detective with his mouse partner Detective Winston Brown, trying to solve a string of murders in the heart of Cliffside City. I found inspiration from noir style films and comics, which I tried to portray in the comic.
The University Art Gallery at Saginaw Valley State University is a small gallery that features student work, faculty work, visiting artists, competitions, etc. The idea for this advertising campaign was to create a campaign that would increase interest in visiting the University Art Gallery. The concept for this campaign was to create all-text posters with either questions or statements that are meant to draw the students in, especially with the use of hierarchy in the text.
Pit & Balcony Community Theatre
Logo and Packaging Design
The Pit & Balcony Community Theatre is a small theatre located in Saginaw, Michigan that was looking to rebrand in order to draw in a more younger and diverse audience. A new Pit & Balcony Logo was created, as well as popcorn packaging and theatre tickets.