SESSIONS COLLEGE FOR PROFESSIONAL DESIGN
Micky Jordan is a Black Southerner transmasculine and queer graphic designer born in Florida but currently lives in Durham, NC. Micky has spent the ten years developing and growing my graphic design and communications skills with organizations and campaigns that are intersectional and justice-oriented: through his current role as a Junior Graphic Designer at National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA), his 7-year relationship with Southerners on New Ground (SONG) from Organizing Fellow to Communications Director; as the graphic designer for Nicole Townsend’s Asheville City Council run; and as an instructor for Social Movement Technologies (SMT)’s Graphic Design Apprenticeship for Organizers in 2019 and 2021. In his free time, he hosts a podcast called Taking TV Too Seriously with his co-host Michelle and enjoys hanging out with his friends and dog, Jolene. Website: mickyjordan.com
WHAT MAKES YOU FEEL INSPIRED?
I find inspiration in so many places! Whether it’s from perusing book covers at stores, reading/looking at art books, going to museums and looking at design and art on social media, social change and protest art, or my new hobby, board games, I like to take in art from anywhere whenever it speaks to me. I love seeing how art and design can tell stories to their audiences in different ways.
WHAT ARE YOU READING/LISTENING TO/WATCHING?
I watch SO many tv shows and movies. I have been watching a lot of dating reality shows like Love is Blind and Too Hot to Handle. I also love The White Lotus and Ru Paul’s Drag Race and just finished season two recently! I’m usually listening to podcasts like Why Won’t You Date Me, Best Friends, and Drag Her, and I’m currently playing SZA’s new album SOS over and over.