Apparently the Star Wars: The Force Awakens poster was designed by Bryan Morton. He was Anakin Skywalker in the 2007 Rose Parade. That’s pretty cool that the person that designed the new poster is that hardcore of a Star Wars fan.
Update: Bryan Morton is actually the art director of the piece.
Bryan Morton at the Rose Parade in 2007:
The poster in case you have been sleeping in late today:
Nice work, Bryan! Very nice work!