Over 20 years of experience as a designer and artist covering the film, television, music, print, fashion, theme park and aerospace industries.
Joby's work has gone to space.
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Designer and Visual Strategist
Jet Propulsion Laboratory | NASA
2012 – Present (4 years) Pasadena, California
I currently work within an on-lab Studio specializing in supporting scientists and engineers with visual strategy for their missions and instruments. I also work with a team to creatively communicate current and future JPL/ NASA space missions to the public for inspiration and education.
Freelance Designer and Director
February 1996 – Present (20 years) Greater Los Angeles Area
Freelance artist specializing in graphic design; illustration; concept design; special FX model making and props. Also a freelance film and commercial director.
April 2011 – April 2011 (1 month) Hollywood, CA
2 Week freelance job working on poster comps for films "Cowboys and Aliens" and "X-men: First Class."
January 2006 – January 2011 (5 years 1 month) Los Angeles, CA
• Developed visual identity for Mosaic
• Created original design and layout for magazines, brochures, videos, slides and fliers for weekly gatherings, Film Festivals, Fashion Shows and original stage productions. Also created original magazines and books documenting the relief and humanitarian aid that Mosaic provides around the world (Haiti, Sudan, Thailand, Burma and Mexico).
January 2000 – January 2003 (3 years 1 month) Burbank, CA
Created props, costumes and concept designs for film and television. Clients include directors J.J. Abrams, Joss Whedon, Steven Soderbergh and costume designer Milena Canonero.
Solaris; Pirates of the Caribbean ; Bruce Almighty ; Cat in the Hat ; Bad Boys 2 ; XXX ; Scorpion King ; Constantine
Star Trek Enterprise ; Buffy The Vampire Slayer ; Alias ; C.S.I. ; Malcolm in the Middle ; Angel ; Firefly
January 1997 – January 2000 (3 years 1 month) Glendale, CA
Model maker, sculptor and Rockwork Engineer for Tokyo Disney Sea in Tokyo, Japan.
Produced scale models of rides and attractions in parks Mediterranean Harbor; sculpted full scale props and set pieces for the park at Tujunga location; worked for 1 year in the Rockwork department on the parks central piece, a 21 story tall volcano
January 1995 – June 1995 (6 months) Pittsburgh, PA
• Paid internship involving the design and production of trade show exhibits for large corporations.
• Built models and illustrated layouts of exhibit options for clients.