Joe Perez is a freelance creative director & graphic artist based in Providence, Rhode Island.
He attended Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA.
2008-2010 he curated Kanye West’s two blogs: kanyeuniversecity.com & gallery.kanyewest.com
He went on to work as the lead art director at Kanye West’s design studio DONDA from 2011-2016.
His most notable work was on the Cruel Summer, & Yeezus album covers.
Joe also contributed to the award nominated “The Life of Pablo” merchandise where
he developed product ideas and designed the interior of the NYC pop-up shop.
Joe went on to form his own studio which crafted Nicki Minaj’s “The Pink Print” album cover.
The cover was later selected as one of the 50 greatest album covers of all time by Billboard Magazine.
In 2017 he released his first clothing collection entitled, “MASON”.
Joe Perez Studio’s work on Janelle Monáe’s “Dirty Computer” was selected as one of the best
album sleeves of 2018 by Creative Review.
Joe is currently working as DJ Tiësto’s creative director.
• BEST ALBUM SLEEVES OF 2018 – CREATIVE REVIEW (JANELLE MONÁE)
• MASON – COMPLEX MAGAZINE
• MASON – HYPEBEAST
• INTERVIEW – METAL MAGAZINE
• INTERVIEW – COMPLEX MAGAZINE
• NICKI MINAJ PINK PRINT – BILLBOARD 50 GREATEST COVERS
• NICKI MINAJ PINK PRINT – THE FADER
• YEEZUS POP-UP SHOP – MILK MADE
FEAR OF GOD
LONDON ON DA TRACK
ROLLING LOUD FESTIVAL
ISLAND DEF JAM
BBH LOS ANGELES
THE GAME AWARDS
BAD BOY ENTERTAINMENT
A BATHING APE