Welcome to Joy Rubin Creative, offering graphic design to businesses large and small.

I just did the math, and I am astounded to find I’ve been working as a professional designer over half my life. I feel a tiny bit old, but I also feel very wise.

Whether it is an expansive corporate rebranding or a simple event flyer, success comes by working with clients to create designs that make them proud. I listen to client’s challenges and needs, then deliver work that exceeds expectations.

What I do

I work with agencies or directly with businesses to create designs they love, on time and on budget.

  • Brand Development
  • Logo Design
  • Marketing : brochures, catalogs, posters, flyers, signage, web and social media files
  • Business : business cards, letterhead, presentations, annual reports
  • Events : invitations, posters, ads, programs, signage, presentations
  • Packaging : boxes, labels, blister packs
  • Web : design direction, UX and development consultation
  • Ad : print, web and social media campaigns

Who I’ve helped

  • BARN (Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network)
  • Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce
  • Beaumont Texas
  • C&R Real Estate Services Co.
  • Disability Rights Washington
  • Eleven Winery
  • Fish to Water : Cunningham & Co, Ectypos Architecture, Prestige Residential Construction, Pryde Development, Rule+Roost, Studio Pacifica, Vulcan, Weinstein AU
  • Friedman Petersen : BMO Bank, Children’s Village, Mental Floss, UW Medicine, Virginia Mason
  • Green Rubino : BTG, Columbia Bank, HealthFirst, KidderMathews, SDOT, Washington State Wine
  • Jeannette Franks, Ph.D. (author)
  • Just Think Toys
  • Mahlum
  • Marcia Williams (author)
  • The Milkovich Team (John L Scott)
  • Anthony Oddo (Oddo for City Council)
  • ParentMap
  • Pioneer Human Services
  • Publicis : TMobile
  • Remitly
  • Sanctuaries of the Earth (SOTE)
  • Shelter Holdings
  • She’s Legend Magazine
  • Stanton Street
  • Studio Pacifica
  • Stusser Veneer
  • TaylorMorrison
  • Temple De Hirsch Sinai
  • University of Washington AIMS Center
  • WAX exp : Exvere, Glass Distilleries, Windstar Cruises, Holland America
  • World Spice Merchants
  • WWIN

I’m a winner!

Yes, I did win $50 with a scratch ticket once, but recognition from my peers is more gratifying.

Logo Lounge, Volume 9 / Joy Rubin Creative logo

Logo Lounge, Volume 4 / Cafe Palma Logo

North Light Books, Creative Edge Letterhead and Business Cards / Site 17 Apartments

National Association of Home Builders
Marketing Excellence Awards:
Gold Award / Best Brochure for a Community / Harbor Steps Apartments
Gold Award / Best Brochure for a Community / Braeburn Condominium
Silver Award / Best Sales Center / Braeburn Condominium
Silver Award / Best Sales Center / Blakeley Commons Condominium

Places I’ve been

Joy Rubin Creative
March 2012 – Present

Effective Design Studio, Art Director / Seattle WA
August 1996 – March 2012
Designed and art directed a wide breadth of brand, print, web and environmental design projects.
Clients included: Bardessono Hotel, Beacon Capital, 360° Hotel Group, Tully’s Coffee,
Harbor Properties, Rafn Company, Washington Partners, Polygon Northwest, Unico, HAL

Curry Design, Designer / Venice CA
1995 – 1996
Collaborated with Creative Director on the design and production of a variety of projects including package design, annual reports, corporate identity and collateral materials.
Clients included: Nissan Motor Corporation, FileNet, Disney, E! Entertainment Television, Western Digital

Traffic Promotions and Marketing, Designer / Los Angeles CA
1994 – 1995
Solely responsible for design and production of all marketing campaigns.

California State University Long Beach
BFA in Graphic Design with honors / 1994

Tell me about your project.  joy@joyrubincreative.com