Juan Carlos Pagan, 2005 MAIP Alum
Head of Design, DDB

Juan Carlos Pagan is a Designer, Art Director and Typographer living in New York City. In 2006 he received his B.F.A in Communication Design from Parsons School of Design. He completed his studies in 2011 as part of the inaugural class of Type@Cooper, the postgraduate typeface design certification program at The Cooper Union. Previously employed at G2 Worldwide and MTV, Juan is currently the Head of Design at DDB New York and a Partner at the Brooklyn based type foundry Pagan & Sharp. At DDB Juan oversees the team that handles the design work for clients including The New York Lottery, Hertz, New York City Ballet, The Art Directors Club, Reebok, and Water Is Life. His work as been recognized by The Art Directors Club, The One Club, The Clios, The Type Directors Club, D&AD, Print Magazine, Communication Arts Magazine, Computer Arts Magazine, How Magazine, Slanted Magazine, and Luerzer's Archive Magazine. In 2011 & 2012 he received both bronze and silver bullets from Young Guns International, and was named a "Creative You Should Know" by Creativity Online and AdAge. In 2013 AdWeek listed Juan as one of the top 100 creatives in the world.

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