March 7, 2018
We are excited to welcome our new designer, Joseph Barbier, to the Rearview Advertising team!
When asked why he chose to pursue a career in design, Joseph explained, “I went into visual art because of Sonic the Hedgehog. Seriously. As a boy, I was obsessed with Sonic the Hedgehog comic books. In one issue, there was a step-by-step guide on how to draw Sonic. I picked up a pencil and never put it down. I was hooked.”
With this in mind, Joseph was drawn to digital art in school. He commented, “What’s nice about graphic design is that it allows me to dabble in a lot of different artistic areas depending on the project.” When it comes to current projects, his favorite areas of graphic design lean toward web design and illustration.
In his spare time, Joseph is working on illustrating a children’s book with his family. “Someday, I’d like to find the designer who created that Sonic the Hedgehog drawing guide so I can say thanks! You never know how even the smallest project can impact someone.”
Next, we asked Joseph the questions below so you can learn more about our new designer and a few more of his favorite things.
www.back2dad.com — It’s awesome to see dads connecting with their kids.
The “Share a Coke” campaign from Coca-Cola®. It’s brilliant, human, and just plain fun! It just shows that even an established giant can use great marketing to create personal experiences and connect with customers.
Bangkok Cabin in Kennesaw. My wife and I love getting Thai food for date night, and their Massaman Curry is amazing.
Geaux Saints! I’m originally from Louisiana.
Hmm… I don’t really have a single favorite. I do enjoy Jane Austen adaptations and almost anything Pixar as well. The beginning of Pixar’s Up is just beautiful.
A beautiful song like Taylor Leonhardt’s song “Sunday in the Park,” or Josh Garrels’ song “Heaven’s Knife” so my wife and I could dance together.