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Emmy® Award Winning design director helping brands do good for the world.

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Design + Brand Experience

Select clients over the past 15 years.
Specific projects provided upon request.

Education

Academics in Design Thinking, Brand Strategy and Communications.
Tactics and tools implemented across design and project process.

Harvard Business School

Design Thinking + Innovation 2022

Cornell University

Design Thinking 2019

Level C

Certified Brand Strategist 2020

Lee University

Communications / P.R. 2007

Awards + Accolades

Recognition for design work over the years.
Project examples provided upon request.

  • Emmy® Award

    Digital design for ESPN featuring the Chicago Cubs and 100 years of defeat featuring Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins.

  • Interactive Media Award Most Creative

    Disney Cruise Line, Fantasy Ship Interactive Journal

  • Interactive Media Award Best in Class

    Aulani, Disney Resort and Spa, website design

  • Interactive Media Award Outstanding Achievement

    Disneyland Resort Holiday Website Design

  • Disney Hack Day Award

    Most Creative, Responsive design for Disney websites

  • Creative Mickey Award

    Responsive design

  • Awwwards Site

    Brand Identity Design, Regenerate Record Label

  • Creativity Awards

    Disney Cruise Line, Fantasy Ship Interactive Journal

  • Graphis Nominee

    Aulani, Disney Resort and Spa, website design

  • Disney Responsive Subject Matter Expert 2011

    Lead Design and UX for Parks + Resorts brands

  • Internet Advertising Competition Outstanding Website

    Aulani

  • Disney Digital Creative Award

    Responsive Design

  • Featured designer for Decorated Youth Magazine

    Work featured on DecoratedYouth.com

  • Featured articles for An Event Apart

    Articles and notes from An Event Apart featured online

  • Webby Honoree – Travel

    Disneyland Mobile Site

  • Webby Honoree – Best Use of GPS – 2013

    Disneyland App

  • Webby Honoree – My Disney Experience

    Disneyland App

  • Webby Honoree

    Disneyland Cars Land

  • Webby Honoree

    Walt Disney World New Fantasyland - Best Use of Animation or Motion Graphics

  • Webby Honoree

    Walt Disney World New Fantasyland - Best Use of Animation or Motion Graphics

  • Abduzeedo Daily Inspiration

    Featured photography of Joshua Tree, California

Testimonials

Name and company intentionally confidential and private.
Specific details provided upon initial meetings.

Featured Work in the Press

Work and projects featured in the following publications.
Specific projects provided upon request.

Skill Set

Design Stack

Adobe Suite, Figma, Sketch, Wireframing, UI design, UX design, Mobile design, Web design, Marketing, Advertising

Tech Stack

React, Bootstrap, Tailwind, NodJS, CSS, SCSS, Javascript, Postgres, MySQL, Python, Flask, PHP, React Native, HTML, WordPress, 

Strategy

Design Thinking, Certified Brand Strategist, Collaborative Sessions (in-house + clients)

Creative

Marketing campaigns, Advertising (digital, print, broadcast), Photography, Film, Music composition

Archive of Visual Work

View a collection of work ranging from 2010 to 2024

EMMY® AWARD WINNING DIGITAL DESIGNER

Digital Design

Jordan's design work spans 15+ years across global brands, Fortune 100 companies, entertainment, media, music, film, television, startups, non-profits and venture capital firms.

He is formally educated, studying Design Thinking from Cornell University and receiving his undergrad (and minors) from Lee University.

He is also a Certified Brand Specialist, earning certification under Level-C and Marty Neumeier.

His design work for Fortune 100 companies has generated billions in revenue. Work has been featured across publications such as Wired, New York Times, USA Today, Ars Technica, Forbes, Washington post, Outside Magazine, and LA Times. His work has been awarded multiple awards for design and innovation in digital.

He currently services clients large and small through his data-driven design company, Neon Wilderness, in Los Angeles California.

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Authored Book on Design

Metamodern Design

"Metamodern Design: An outlook on the future of design" is a book written from a designer's perspective about the changing global landscape related to the oscillating movements of both modernism and post-modernism. The book explores both examples and relates these movements to the future outlook of design and the designer.

Metamodern Design is available for purchase in paperback and digital on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and free to read on this website.

Read the full book text only available on this website.

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Certified Brand Specialist

Brand Strategy

Jordan is a certified Brand Specialist and founder of, Neon Wilderness, one of the world's only data-driven brand and design studios.

Jordan started Neon Wilderness after almost two decades of working with Fortune 100 brands and generating billions in revenue across digital projects. Neon Wilderness seeks to deliver world-class brand strategy utilizing proprietary methods, data and storytelling used by the world's top brands for business leaders who seek to change the world.

Visit neonwilderness.org for more information.

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Ambient and instrumental

Music

Jordan creates ambient and instrumental music with analog and vintage sound equipment.

Using tube amps, Fender Rhodes pianos and looping layers of guitars mixed with field noises of sound samples recorded with a 4-track cassette tape to build ambient soundscapes.

Sample music and learn more here.

You can find his albums across all streaming services under "Jordan Wayne Lee".

Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, iHeart Radio

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Book + Online Resource

Archetypes of Christ

Jordan wrote "Archetypes of Christ" in 2023. The book is defined as "Navigating the archetypal tapestry of Jesus Christ's divine identity related to scripture and story." Where the alignment of scripture towards archetypal storytelling reveals Christ as the perfect archetype.More information and full text can be found at archetypesofchrist.com

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