Joseph Labrecque is a creative developer, designer and educator with nearly two decades of experience creating expressive web, desktop and mobile solutions. He joined the University of Colorado Boulder College of Media, Communication and Information as Instructor of Technology for the Department of Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design in Autumn 2019. His teaching focuses on creative software, digital workflows, user interaction and design principles. Before joining the faculty at CU Boulder, he was associated with the University of Denver as adjunct faculty and as a senior interactive software engineer, user interface developer and digital media designer.
Labrecque has authored a number of books and video course publications on design and development technologies, tools, and concepts through publishers which include LinkedIn Learning, Peachpit, Apress and Packt. His latest book is Mastering Adobe Animate 2021. He has spoken at large design and technology conferences such as Adobe MAX and for a variety of smaller creative communities. He is also the founder of Fractured Vision Media, LLC; a digital media production studio and distribution vehicle for a variety of creative works.
Joseph is an Adobe Education Leader, Adobe Community Professional and member of Adobe Partners by Design. He holds a bachelor’s degree in communication from Worcester State University and a master’s degree in digital media studies from the University of Denver.