Jimi Filipovski is a multi-disciplinary designer striving to create best-in-class digital experiences that seamlessly weave product and marketing across all touchpoint of the brand.
Unlike most, Jimi’s career path has been full up new and exciting challenges. He graduated from the Institute of Art - Chicago with a BFA in Visual Effects and Motion Graphics. This earned him a position at Leviathan where he worked on large display concert visuals for the Amon Tobin iSam World Tour. The work received a Communication Arts Award of Excellence.
After working in post-production for some time he took a job at Razorfish as a designer. Here he cut his teeth for years working with clients like Motorola, Target, Samsung and more. Often traveling and additionally serving as a photographer, content creator. From there he went on to work at VSA Partners —A prestigious design firm in Chicago.
Jimi opened his own studio, where he helped launch brands, products and campaigns for small-businesses and individuals. Then in 2016, to his mothers delight he took at job close to home at Waymark in Detroit. Waymark nearly tripled in size during this time. Earning praise from Google and Product Hunt Waymark became one of the easiest video creation products in the world.
Today, Jimi runs Detroit Design Department which acts as a community for creatives in the city occasionally hosting talks and events.. He also enjoys hanging out with his girlfriend Sara and Australian Shepherd Cairo. Eats a mostly plant-based diet and enjoys running, meditation, writing and the teachings of stoicism.
2018 Reading List
Hutchinson, Alex. Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance.
Sadhguru. Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy.
Heath, Dan and Chip Heath. The Power of Moments.
Knight, Phil. Shoe Dog.
David, Susan. Emotional Agility.
Spino, Mike. Beyond Jogging.
Pink, Daniel. When.
Roll, Rich. Finding Ultra.
Finn, Adharanand. Running with the Kenyans.
Mipham, Sakyong. Running with the Mind of Meditation.
Vance, Ashlee. Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future.
Banayan, Alex. The Third Door.
Dweck, Carol. Mindset.
Horowitz, Ben. The Hard Thing About Hard Things.
Duckworth, Angela. Grit.
McRaven, William H. Make Your Bed.
Pink, Daniel. To Sell is Human.
Manson, Mark. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck.
Chouinard, Yvon. Let My People Go Surfing.
Holiday, Ryan. Growth Marketing.
Holiday, Ryan. The Obstacle is the Way.
Godin, Seth. Linchpin.
Greene, Robert. Mastery.
Aurelius, Marcus. Meditations.