is a graphic designer & art director based in Brooklyn, NY. Currently leading a small team at ︎︎︎ Maude (a sexual wellness company), and maintianing a medium agnostic freelance practice.
Hemza is currently maintaining a small freelance practice and leading the art department at maude as a Senior Designer & Art Director.
He is a graphic designer and art director based in Brooklyn, NY with extensive experience building branded web experiences as well as developing physical product. Led by a love for intuitive design and experimentation, his work is medium agnostic, and informed by authentic collaborations between brand owners and product development teams. He strives to create contemplative and beautifuly simple moments.
His designs have been exhibited across the world, recognized by the ︎︎︎ Society of Typographic Arts (Chicago), ︎︎︎ Comm Arts, and featured at the Chicago Architecural Biennial. He is originally from Chicago and studied at Depaul University.
Capabilities & Skills
3D Modeling & Rendering
AR/VR Experience Prototyping
Brand Identity & Strategy
Photography & Retouching
Photo & Video Production
Wayfinding & Signage
2022, Recieved a Comm Arts Award for the ︎︎︎ Guerrilla Newspaper we designed at Practice
2022, Designed & Developed a New Website for a Friend’s ︎︎︎ Mozzarella Shop
2021, Rebranded ITAV an Exciting Charter School Newtwork in Chicago
2021, A Massive Site & Lots of Design Consultation for ︎︎︎ BTS.com (Sadly, Not the Bangtan Boys)
2021, Designed a Massive Multisite & Helped Refresh the Identity & Strategy for a ︎︎︎ Leader in Education
2021, Redesigned Website and Custom Illustrations for ︎︎︎ Learn Charter School
Features, Exhibitions, Awards
2022, Comm Arts Award, Public Service, Outer Work Newspaper
2021, Indigo Design Awards, Gold
2020, STA100 Award, Kiwi Arts Group
2020, The Brand Identity Feature, Kiwi Arts Group
2020, Fonts in Use Contribution, Kiwi Arts Group
2020, Morrre Design Feature, Kiwi Arts Group
2018, Chicago Architectural Biennial Exhibition, Chicago, IL
2018, DePaul Captsone Exhibition, Chicago, IL
2017, Cosmo Beauty Innovator Award, Static