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.

 

ARTICLES

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

 
 
CLIENTS

KANYE WEST
NICKI MINAJ
DJ TIËSTO
JANELLE MONÁE
TRAVIS SCOTT
HALSEY
PUSHA-T
A$AP ROCKY
LIL WAYNE
2 CHAINZ
BIG SEAN
FEAR OF GOD
DESIIGNER
MIGUEL
VIC MENSA
CLOVES
SHAWN MENDES
THE GRISWOLDS
LONDON ON DA TRACK
LUDACRIS
PUFF DADDY
BIG KRIT
TYGA
LEAF
070 SHAKE
TEYANA TAYLOR
JEREMY SCOTT
GOOD MUSIC
NIKE
ADIDAS
VANS
ROLLING LOUD FESTIVAL
FOOLS GOLD
RED BULL
REIGN NYC
INTERSCOPE RECORDS
ISLAND DEF JAM
REPUBLIC RECORDS
RCA RECORDS
WIND-UP RECORDS
BBH LOS ANGELES
THE GAME AWARDS
GOOGLE PLAY
BAD BOY ENTERTAINMENT
A BATHING APE
PACSUN