With over 15 years of experience, Joel Savitzky leads the regional design team encompassing Hong Kong, China, Vietnam, India, Thailand, Japan, Australia and Singapore. Joel oversees the development and execution of a range of design projects for external and internal stakeholders. Joel joined CBRE Asia Pacific from New York City, and is located with the regional Marketing and Communications team in Hong Kong.
Prior to joining CBRE, Joel was a design lead at Starwood Hotels & Resorts within the Global Brand Design team. During his tenure there, he provided creative direction for brands like W Hotels and Starwood Preferred Guest, and managed a team of designers, art directors and writers.
After graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design, Joel moved to New York City where he supervised and designed all creative for an independent record label. Additionally, he has held several positions leading design teams for prestigious advertising agencies HAVAS Worldwide and Rosetta (part of the Publicis Groupe). His client and industry base has spanned pharmaceuticals, retail, consumer, insurance and financial fields.
Joel also has an exceptional command of digital design and social media and an interest in food, travel and electronic music.
- Rhode Island School of Design, BFA Graphic Design