Welcome to the Metaverse, JK Chicago Graphic Design

Hi! I'm Jose Luis Delgado

I'm a Graphic/Web Designer & Creative Director based in the lovely city of Chicago, Illinois. I have a strong work ethic with a strong line of work that speaks for itself. Please click on the button below to view a few of my favorite design projects.

about me

I am a self-motivated, experienced, and creative graphic designer with solid problem-solving skills. I also excel inf web design, local SEO, and project management. I'm seeking to achieve and showcase my skills with great organizations and individuals.

I love working with clients to understand their unique needs and help them develop a strategic marketing plan that helps them reach their goals. I believe that creativity is the key to building effective relationships; that is why I work hard to bring every project to a close. Whether it's designing or developing new print projects, I strive to provide my clients with everything they need to create an outstanding finished product on time and on-budget.

Logo Design and Branding

Brand Identity Design

I perform extensive research and develop multiple mock-ups to guarantee the client is completely satisfied with the results.

Chicago Marketing Graphic Design

Print & Online Advertising

Designing creative and unique marketing campaigns is what I do to make sure it stands out from the crowd.

Chicago Graphic and Web Designer

Web Development

I adjust, modify and custom build websites using templates for Wordpress, HTML/CSS, Shopify and Squarespace.

Chicago Graphic Design and Printing

Collateral Material Production

With my experience working at a Printing Press, I know what it takes to make sure your print jobs come out looking beautiful.

pica seven group graphic design

Pica Seven Group

Creative Director/Owner
August, 2010 - Present

Established and manage online freelance graphic/web design business. From acquiring new customers, designing marketing material, submitting print orders and keeping track of internal documentations, to assisting customers with finding innovating ways to advertise their companies. Develop SEO-friendly websites to boost their google ranking and sales.

tfa signs chicago

TFA Signs

Business Consultant
March, 2020

Worked at TFA Signs for 3 weeks due to the pandemic. In that period, performed on-site visits to start signage proofing/pricing process for customers. Organized new leads and projects using Monday App.

minuteman press chicago

Minuteman Press Chicago

Business Development
October, 2013 - February, 2020

Spearheaded the Sales Department to increase revenue and build brand recognition. Administrated and managed large client accounts to maintain excellent relations. Coordinated and dictated print orders with the production team. Analyzed the final print projects for accuracy and meeting the customers' needs. Ensured delivery dates were met on-time. Specialized in processing the production of promotional items. Scheduled and supervised outdoor signage installations. Participated in networking events, expos, trade-shows, and symposiums.

minuteman press deerfield

Minuteman Press Deerfield

Pre-Press/Graphic Designer
July, 2012 - October, 2013

Oversaw the proofing, approval, and production process. Created unique design layouts upon requests from clients. Prepared artwork files for print-ready format. Developed an organizational system for internal files and clients' artwork files. Operated and performed maintenance on the Konica Minolta printers as well as shrink-wrap finished products and packaging for FedEx or pick-up.

robert morris university illinois

Robert Morris University Illinois

Graphic Designer
August, 2008 - July, 2012

Conceptualized creative marketing materials such as postcards, signs, presentation sheets, brochures, and booklets. In charged of updating the institutional signs using branding guidelines. Printed and mounted signs around campus. Collaborated with the web design team to generate social media ad posts, e-newsletters, and any other web-related design layouts.

grainger terry inc chicago

Grainger Terry, Inc.

Graphic Designer / Web Designer
July, 2005 - May, 2008

Responsible for designing visual political campaign literature and other marketing collateral. Created eye-catching websites for campaigns and organizations. Organized photoshoot files for easy access, selected the best photos to use. Operated machinery such as Fold, Stuff and Sealer, Ink Addresser and Postage Meter. Involved in record keeping and data entry.