justin thomas kay

New York City

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17+ years of experience in identity, brand design, editorial/publishing, art/content direction and design/production team management.


Founder Justin Thomas Kay Studio, Inc. September 2016 – Present New York, NY
Global Head of Brand & Creative Red Bull Music April 2017 – February 2019 New York, NY
Head of Design Mekanism September 2015 – September 2016 New York, NY
Managing Creative Director Doubleday & Cartwright October 2011 – September 2015 Brooklyn, NY
Creative Director The FADER December 2009 – October 2011 New York, NY
Designer New York Magazine August 2009 – December 2009 New York, NY
Freelance Designer Various Magazines (Conde Nast, Time Inc) January 2008 – August 2009 New York, NY
Art Director Mass Appeal November 2007 – June 2008 Brooklyn, NY
Designer Helicopter, LLC April 2006 – September 2007 New York, NY
Associate Art Director Complex October 2004 – May 2006 New York, NY


Bachelor of Fine Arts Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design September 1998 – May 2004 Milwaukee, WI


NikeNova PerfumeRed BullThe New York TimesTranslation, LLCSiegel + GaleRandom HouseWolff OlinsStaple DesignNational GeographicMTV


ADC Young Gun 6, Art Directors Club