Hello, this is Joe Kowalski. I am a freelance designer living in Brooklyn.
I've spent a good portion of the past decade crafting original interfaces for video games. My work on Br¸«ätal Legend was described by Kotaku as one of the greatest menus in the history of video games.
When I'm not working, I have a lot of side projects.
My animated short film Minor Monuments has been featured in several film festivals. This summer it will screen as part of Rooftop Films 2015 Summer Series.
In November, I created four impossible board games for a gallery show in Manhattan. They were featured on Boing Boing.
My short story Our Meat was published by Electric Literature in May 2014.
I have given talks at several conferences, including GDC 2013.
On a weekend in 2005 when I must have been feeling particularly inspired, I drew what would become the logo for Guitar Hero. It was very exciting seeing my work on billboards.
Pentagram redesigned the logo a few years later and referred to my original as idiosyncratic with a vengeance.
That might be my favorite thing anyone has said about my work.