Self Portrait Illustration

I am a graphic and web designer with over 10 years of freelance and agency experience. I have a passion for minimalist design, playful illustration and engaging animation. I once owned a cycling based clothing company called Cognation Clothing where I designed the graphics and screenprinted t-shirts, bags and hats. I have a BA in Communications from Colorado State University, with a focus on visual communications.


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Website Launchpad Ripley Award

Awarded for visual and creative website design excellence.

CSS Design Award Nomination

Nominations are provided to websites that concentrate on high levels of creativity, originality and overall design competence.

Design Work Featured On


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Scene Magazine

"Local Fort Collins Artist J. Novak" - Print Article in March, 2018 Issue


My Process Illustration


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Graphic Design

Digital graphics, print design, logos, brand identity, and illustrations.

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Web Design

Website design, emails, landing pages, UI/UX.

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Animation & Motion Graphics

Website ready GIFs, animations for social media/emails/videos/etc.

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Video Production

Video editing, videography, titles, and more.