Assistant Professor, Web & Interactive Media Design - Storrs
Education: MFA in Digital Media & Design, University of Connecticut
BGS, University of Connecticut
Areas of Research/Artistic Focus: User Experience Design, Interaction Design
A UConn alum and long-time member of the University community, Joel joined the Digital Media & Design faculty in Fall 2015. His work history includes several years as a web and mobile developer for the UConn Office of Communications, as Senior Interactive Developer for a digital marketing agency in Washington, DC, and most recently as Digital Communications and Technology Lead for The Graduate School at UConn.
Joel has completed freelance web and mobile work for clients ranging from local companies to global brands such as Indeed.com, Land Rover North America, NADA Used Car Guides, PBS MotorWeek and Vera Bradley, Inc. Additionally, he has served as a member of several technology and marketing-related advisory groups and councils at UConn, including the Academic Technology Council, WordPress (project Aurora) Developer’s Group and Code Audit Team, Mobile Standards Committee, and the Communications & Marketing Council. Joel is also a creative partner in a local digital marketing agency.