Jesús Acosta

Jesús Acosta

Digital Designer / Art Director in Los Angeles, CA, he/him


Aspiring renaissance man. Mexican living in LA. Twin. Little Dog Owner. Willem Dafoe's #1 Fan. Mezcal Negroni Enjoyer. Sagittarius Sun, Scorpio Moon, Leo Rising. Italian Horror Buff. Zillennial king. Day One Swiftie. Eager and unashamed. Alleged indigo child.

Work Experience

2021 — Now
Senior Art Director / Designer at Conscious Minds Studios
Los Angeles, CA

Creating and overseeing the art direction for branded content for Jack in the Box and Curly Fry Studios. Responsible for the look and feel of their new branded series and content around the launch of new products. Also served as Art Director for Nike Playlist + Space Jam, Nike Makers, Roblox, and Apple Podcasts

2019 — 2021
Art Director/Designer at Arts + Labor

Provide Art Direction for digital, social, experiential, and broadcast campaigns. Develop concepts and illustrate storyboards for commercial shoots and pitches. Communicate with clients throughout the entire life cycle of a campaign. Concept, design, and execute graphics for various projects. Worked different roles such as photographer, animator, illustrator, web designer, and production designer on diverse projects for Austin FC, Dell, Indeed, University of Texas at Austin, SXSW, Black Star Co-Op, Elisabet Ney Museum and more.

2017 — 2019
Creative Director at Study Breaks Magazine
San Antonio/Austin

Rebranded and re-designed the publication. Created own internship program and supervised a mid-size group of interns. Took the brand’s Instagram into a fresh direction. Revamped website to match the magazine’s new and modern look. Carefully curated the visuals for the magazine’s monthly issues from December 2017 to October 2019

2017 — 2017
Art Director Intern at GSD&M
Austin, TX


Gold from ADDY Awards

Texas Creative Web Design

Side Projects


Nighttime printing of 100% water-based inks. Practicing and actively pursuing sustainable screenprinting.


2014 — 2017
Bachelor of Science in Advertising at University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX