Jason Alejandro is a graphic designer and educator based between New York City and Philadelphia.
As of Fall 2019, Jason is an Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at the College of New Jersey. Over the past decade, he has taught at Rutgers University, Kean University, Lehigh University, and the University of Pennsylvania. Jason received his MFA in Graphic Design from Vermont College of Fine Arts. His research interests include Puerto Rican identity and visual culture, typographic form and invention, the de-colonization of design history, and critical pedagogy.
Jason has over 13 years of experience working as a designer and art director, both in-house and at creative agencies, doing branding, digital design, and book design. He has exhibited work in New York City, Boston, Berlin, Minneapolis and Mexico City. His work has been recognized by Communication Arts, Society of Typographic Arts, Association of University Presses, the Book Industry Guild of NY, and the Art Directors Club. He currently maintains an independent design practice with a focus on publishing, education, and typography. Select clients include: Johnson & Johnson, Princeton University, Stanford University Press, MIT Press, University of Chicago, Verso Books, and Rolling Stone.
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