Noah Watson

Noah Watson is a communication designer currently located in Chicago, IL. He recently graduated with a BFA in Communication Design from the College for Creative Studies. Noah is currently working as a designer at GrandArmy in NYC, as well as freelancing for clients such Netflix, HIGHSNOBIETY, & Mattel Toys.

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His practice focuses on branding and identity systems, typography, and motion design, with a more lighthearted focus on painting, textile design, and experimenting with time based media.
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Freelance Inquiries— noahdw99@gmail.com

WORK EXPERIENCE︎︎︎

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08.01.2021—10.27.2021
Brooklyn. NY. (REMOTE)

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And/Or
Freelance Animator

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08.13.2021—12.12.2021
Brooklyn, NY. (REMOTE)

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Highsnobiety X Mattel Toys
Freelance Animator/VFX

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Lead animator & VFX artist for a short documentary series spotlighting iconic artists from around the world. 

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04.01.2021—Current
Chicago. IL. (REMOTE)

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VSA Partners
Designer

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Working as a part of a team to conceive and execute unique solutions within the discipline of both branding and campaign based work.

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09.20.2021—12.20.2021
Det. MI.

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Life Remodeled
Sponsored Project

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Coordinated a team of three to develop and implement a brand identity system for Life Remodeled—a Detroit based non-profit committed to revitalizing Detroits neighborhoods and improving quality of life.

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05.20.2020—8.20.2020
Brooklyn NY. (REMOTE)

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Gretel
Design Intern

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Collaborated daily with designers and strategists. Worked on brand identities, case studies, brand strategy, and internal creative projects.

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01.20.2020—05.20.2020
Det. MI.

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InsideOut
Sponsored Project

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To celebrate 25 years of InsideOut, a team of 16 designers, including myself, designed custom typography to compliment an identity system revolving around Detroit’s youth writers and poets.

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12.19.2019—05.20.2019
Det. MI.

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Imaging Center
Print Technician

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The Imaging Center is a printing resource offered at CCS, providing an array of services from printing on laser, plotter and ink jet to binding and stack-cutting.

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04.18.2018—08.18.2018
Det. MI..

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CCS Summer Expierence
Teachers Assistant 

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Administered help to teachers during CCS’s summer experience. Managed students needs, teaching students ages 8-18 skills in Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, After Effects, and Photography.

Noah Watson—
Communication Designer

EDUCATION︎︎︎

College for Creative Studies, Det. MI—BFA. Communication Design, 2017-2021


SKILLS︎︎︎

Branding Systems and Identity Design, Type Design (Glyphs), Motion Design (2D + Basic 3D), Editorial Design, Basic HTML, CSS, Jquery, Photography

Noah Watson—
Communication Designer


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