Jordan Awan Office
Art Direction and Design








I’m a designer and art director based in Salem, MA. I also work as an illustrator

I currently work as a freelance Creative Director for Flagship Pioneering. I also teach illustration at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston.

From 2014-2018, I was Art Director then Chief Creative Officer for MIT Technology Review

From 2010-2014, I was Art Director at The New Yorker

My art direction work has been recognized by the Society of Publication Designers, The American Society of Magazine Editors, The Type Directors Club, American Illustration, and It’s Nice That.

I am available for freelance art direction and design work.


A sample portfolio of my art direction work can be downloaded here.

A sample portfolio of my illustration work can be downloaded here.

Say hi: jehawan@gmail.com

Clockwise from top left, portraits by Patrick Leger, Tom Bachtell, Stanley Chow, and Andrea Chronopoulos