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I’m a graphic designer. My toolbox includes pixels and ink, hard drives and sketchbooks. I’m fueled by my love of the craft . . . and avocado-banana smoothies. I craft digital and print experiences that are engaging, purposeful, attractive, and one-of-a-kind. See some of my work!

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Hello!

A graduate of James Madison University's School of Media Arts and Design, I now work as a graphic designer in North Carolina.

Take a look at my portfolio to see what I do.

If I'm not designing or doodling, I'm likely hanging out with my giant puppy Bert, checking out a new-to-me restaurant, thrift shopping, watching Doctor Who, spouting off random facts about North Carolina, rearranging my living room, or dreaming about hand setting type in the letterpress studio I hope to one day own.

To learn more about me, check out my resumé.

Maggie Josey

Portfolio - if you're interested in seeing more, just send me a message and I'll get back to you!

I help design the departmental sections of Our State Magazine, as well as the occasional feature story. This is the opening spread for a series of three feature stories in the September '14 issue.

Our State Feature Spread

This calendar was designed for the Our State Store. It features recipes from past issues of Our State Magazine. view item in store

Our State Food Calendar

This book was designed in collaboration with Our State Magazine's Editorial Designer as a promotional gift for new subscribers. view item in store

Our State Barbeque Book

I created 20 illustrations for the "Where’s Your Perfect N.C. Mountain Destination?" quiz on the Our State website. The quiz is sponsored by Great Outdoor Provision Co. Each quiz result has an illustrated map, and illustrations of several products Great Outdoor Provision Co sells are displayed throughout the quiz. take the quiz!

mountain quiz art
mountain quiz map
mountain quiz boots

I created 14 illustrations for the "Find Your Perfect North Carolina Beach" quiz on the Our State website. Each quiz result has an illustration inspired by vintage travel postcards. take the quiz!

beach quiz art beach quiz art
beach quiz art beach quiz art

I created 9 illustrations for the "What Classic Southern Food Are You?" quiz on the Our State website. Each quiz result has an illustration of a southern food personifying a specific personality. take the quiz!

biscuit peanut
scuppernong sweet tea

This infographic was designed to display on the Our State Website for North Carolina Beer Month (April 2014). view larger or view website

The State of Beer in North Carolina

This is a selection of pages from a promotional booklet designed for University Unions Office of Technology & Design at James Madison University. view larger images

Technology and Design Booklet

These posters were designed in collaboration with Hannah England for a student-produced short action film. I did the digital paintings and the typography, and Hannah designed the "we're all mad here" illustration. view larger images

Project Delta Poster Project Delta Poster

This poster was designed for the first annual Reel Change Film Festival in Harrisonburg, Virginia. view larger

Reel Change Film Festival Poster

This is a magazine spread for a featured article. The content is pulled from sheknows.com. view larger

Slow Down, Eat Local Magazine Spread

This logo for a fictional tea company is part of a personal project I did to build skills in hand-lettering and branding.

Noveltea Logo

This logo is for a private saxophone studio run by Jason (Wally) Wallace in Greensboro, North Carolina. Wally wanted the logo to incorporate a sleek, modern version of the lion rampant found in the Wallace family crest and convey a sense of musical heritage and excellence. view color variations

Wallacew Saxophone Studio Logo

This logo is for JMU's E.A.R.T.H. Club. They wanted something organic, fun, and hand-drawn, and they wanted it to reflect their purpose.

E.A.R.T.H. Club Logo

The Prism Gallery, an art gallery at James Madison University, needed a logo for a new international gallery. They wanted the logo to incorporate fabrics from different cultures but still be synonymous with the original Prism Gallery. The logo on the left is the original and the one on the right is my redesign. view larger

Prism Gallery Logo Redesign

I designed and developed this website for the Valley Crop Mob of Harrisonburg, Virginia. It is powered by WordPress and features custom illustrations and animations. It won first place in the Broadcast Education Association 2013 Festival of Media Arts Student Interactive Multimedia Competition. view website

Valley Crop Mob Website

I designed this website for Fireweed Boutique, a boutique in Fairbanks, Alaska that sells new and consigned clothing for women. I also designed their logo. The website is powered by WordPress. view website

Fireweed Boutique Website

I designed this website for Danville Concert Association. They wanted a means for Danville residents and visitors to easily get information about upcoming performances. The website was developed by Chiedo Labs. view website

Danville Concert Association Website

I designed and developed this website for Accomack Organic Feed in Parksley, Virginia. It is powered by WordPress. The logo was designed by Hannah England. view website

Accomack Organic Feed Website

This is an interactive guide to Fred Astaire developed in Flash. It won third place in the Broadcast Education Association 2012 Festival of Media Arts Student Interactive Multimedia Competition. view website

Fred Astaire Interactive Guide

This website was designed and developed for an artist in California. view website

Paul Arden Art Website

I designed and developed this website for Your Stuff & Kids' Stuff Consignment Boutiques. The site is powered by WordPress and features custom graphics. You can read more about this project on my blog. view website

Your Stuff & Kids' Stuff Website

I designed this tablet app for a group project. The project involved conceptualizing an app, developing a creative brief, proposing a budget and timeline, and UI design. view more

Shenanigan's Tablet App

Enlightened is a digital painting (ink drawing scanned then colored in Photoshop) depicting a garden gnome meeting Buddha. view larger

Enlightened

Tilt-Shifted is a triptych I did for a drawing class. The original drawings are 22" x 30" in charcoal. The first drawing of the triptych was featured in James Madison Univeristy's School of Art and Art History Juried Undergraduate Exhibition. view larger images

Charcoal Triptych

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