is an independent Art Director / Designer with over 13 years of experience working in-house at multi-national corporations, smaller agencies and studios, and one-on-one with entrepreneurs and startups. A life-long creative with an appreciation for anything technical or hands-on in nature, he is equally confident in both the digital and physical realm. Hayden possess a strong eye for typography, color, layout, and a ruthless attention to detail.
Hayden studied graphic design at Purchase College in New York, before spending several years in a senior role at EMI/Universal Music. In addition to creating album art, packaging, and marketing collateral for top-tier mainstream artists, a large portion of his efforts there were devoted to Blue Note Records (the finest jazz label of all time). There, he enjoyed a high level of creative freedom and worked with some of the most prominent artists in the genre. Following his time at Universal, Hayden shifted his focus towards branding at The Seventh Art, a SoHo agency specializing in luxury real estate and hospitality. There he oversaw 360° branding/marketing campaigns, designed 3-dimensional spaces and created large-scale signage for high-profile developments in New York City and around the world. He has been working independently since 2016 with a focus on branding across a wide range of industries.
Hayden has made a successful career out of his interest in the intersection between creativity and technology, and his passion for music, art/entertainment, and pop-culture. By combining these influences, he is able to create beautiful and engaging brand experiences.
Blue Note Records
No Man Walks Alone
Rainbow Blonde Records
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Neuberger Museum of Art