Jason
Alejandro



Jason Alejandro is a Puerto Rican graphic designer and educator based between New York City and Philadelphia. He is currently Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at the College of New Jersey. Jason’s work examines, addresses, and questions aspects of cultural identity, design history, professional practice, and critical pedagogy through research, making, and writing. More info︎︎︎

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Jason Alejandro is a Puerto Rican graphic designer and educator based between New York City and Philadelphia. He is currently Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at the College of New Jersey. Jason’s work examines, addresses, and questions aspects of cultural identity, design history, professional practice and critical pedagogy through research, making, and writing. More info︎︎︎

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Jason has produced award-winning work for brands, agencies, and organizations—as well as publishers, and institutions of higher education. His professional experience includes roles in environmental graphic design and book design, as well as art direction and project management. He currently serves on the AIGA Design Educators Community Steering Committee. Jason’s work has been exhibited in New York City, Boston, Berlin, Minneapolis and Mexico City. Previously, he taught at Rutgers University, Lehigh University, Kean University, and the University of Pennsylvania. Jason received his MFA in Graphic Design from Vermont College of Fine Arts in 2016. He currently maintains an independent design and research practice.



Clients, Projects & Partners

Amtrak
Brooklyn Rail
Climate Central
Columbia University Press
EFK Group
Georgetown University Press
Johnson & Johnson
MIT Press
Stanford University Press
Oxford University Press
Princeton University Office of Admission
Princeton University Humanities Council
Princeton University Press
Rolling Stone
Rutgers University Press
Smith & Manning
Stanford University Press
Timber Press
University of Chicago Press
University of Minnesota Press
University of Texas Press
University of Toronto Press
Verso Books
Walgreens

Awards, Recognition & Judging

Art Directors Club
Art Directors Club of NJ
AUP Book, Jacket & Journal Show­
Behance
Book Industry Guild of NY
CASE Circle of Excellence
Casual Optimist
Communication Arts
Designspiration
Literary Hub
NY Book Show
One Club
Society of Typographic Arts

Teaching, Lectures, & Guest Crits

Boston University
Coastal Carolina University
Columbia College (SC)
DePaul University
Fashion Institute of Technology
Lehigh University
Kean University
New York University
North Carolina State University
Parsons School of Design
Princeton University
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rutgers University
School of Visual Arts
University of the Arts
University of Pennsylvania

Courses Taught

Advanced Typography
Art, Design, and Digital Culture
Communication Design II
Critical Perspectives in Design
Design Center
Design Fundamentals
Editorial Design
Graphic Design I
Graphic Design II
Graphic Design Survey
History of Graphic Design
History of Visual Communications
Professional Practice in Graphic Design
Seminar in Design
Senior Portfolio
Typography I
Typography II