2007 - BFA Digital Media, Concept Art, Otis College of Art and Design


Joseph Kennedy is an accomplished artist and educator with a BFA in Digital Media focusing on Concept Art from Otis College of Art and Design. With over 20 years of experience, Joseph has worked across animation, film, and game development, collaborating with clients such as Sony, Activision, Netflix, Disney, Klasky Cuspo, Google, and ShadowMachine Films.

Since 2012, Joseph has been teaching at Otis College, covering subjects including story development, character design, and game design. He is currently a Senior Character Concept Artist at Sony PlayStation, Santa Monica Studio, and serves as the Art Director at Kennedy Creative.

Noteworthy projects in Joseph Kennedy's career include contributions to Game Of The Year titles like God of War, God of War Ragnarök, and Skylanders.

Joseph is a dedicated mentor, committed to fostering creativity and sharing his expertise to help students unlock their creative potential.

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  • 2007 - The Group Scholarship, Otis College of Art and Design
  • 2007 - Service Award, Otis College of Art and Design

Professional Accomplishments/Exhibitions:  

  • 2011 - Game of the Year, Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure
  • 2018 - Game of the Year, God of War
  • 2022 - Game of the Year, God of War Ragnarök


  • 2019 - “Panel to PlayStation,” San Diego Comic Con International

Clients/Employment History:  

  • Sony, PlayStation, Activision, Disney, Klasky Csupo, Google, Netflix, Target, Mattel, ShadowMachine Films