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.

Joe Perez Studio’s album design of Janelle Monáe’s “Dirty Computer” was selected as one of the best
album sleeves of 2018 by Creative Review.

 
 
CLIENTS

MUSIC ARTISTS:

BEYONCÉ
KANYE WEST
TRAVIS SCOTT
BILLIE EILISH
NICKI MINAJ
TIËSTO
PUSHA-T
HALSEY
A$AP ROCKY
JANELLE MONÁE
ZAYNE
BANKS
LIL WAYNE
2 CHAINZ
BIG SEAN
COUSIN STIZZ
CITY MORGUE
DESIIGNER
MIGUEL
VIC MENSA
THE GRISWOLDS
LONDON ON DA TRACK
PUFF DADDY
BIG KRIT
TYGA
LEAF
070 SHAKE
TEYANA TAYLOR

 

COMPANIES:

LOUIS VUITTON
VERSACE
OFF-WHITE
FEAR OF GOD
NIKE
CONVERSE
ADIDAS
ALCHEMIST
VANS
ZUMIEZ
PACSUN
RED BULL
REIGN NYC
G.O.O.D. MUSIC
INTERSCOPE RECORDS
ISLAND DEF JAM
BBH LOS ANGELES
GOOGLE PLAY
ROLLING LOUD FESTIVAL
REPUBLIC RECORDS
RCA RECORDS
LIVE NATION
THE GAME AWARDS
A BATHING APE

 

ARTICLES

THE LION KING : THE GIFT – NPR
BEST ALBUM SLEEVES OF 2018 – CREATIVE REVIEW (JANELLE MONÁE)
NICKI MINAJ PINK PRINT – BILLBOARD 50 GREATEST COVERS
CLUB FANTASY – HYPEBEAST
CLUB FANTASY – FLAUNT MAGAZINE
CLUB FANTASY – PAUSE MAGAZINE
INTERVIEW – METAL MAGAZINE
YEEZUS POP-UP SHOP – MILK MADE