Polish born, Miroslaw Jurek is a highly accomplished Creative Director. He has designed and art directed many magazine titles both in USA and abroad. Previously, he has worked at Mojo and FHM magazines in the UK, Mademoiselle in New York, and GQ in Germany.
He has a wide scope of experience art directing photo shoots and has worked with award winning photographers from all over the world shooting music and fashion celebrities.
Mirek also works as the Design Director at Down East Magazine, where he brings his global design perspective to all things Maine. In 2012, Mirek led the redesign of the publication creating a contemporary look while still maintaining the spirit of this six decades old magazine. Mirek has designed numerous books for Down East, including a successful new line of cook books.
Before working as a designer, Mirek was a show jumper in Warsaw and taught horse riding in Hyde Park Stables, UK. When not designing beautiful work, he can be found fishing for squid in Rockport Harbor and gardening.