General info
Senior Art Director | Graphic Designer
New York, NY
Jessica is an award-winning Art Director with a master’s degree from Pratt Institute. Throughout a decade of agency experience, Jessica has developed a number of advertising campaigns requiring her skills in directing photo shoots, exploring graphic elements, and concept design. With a passion for ideation, typography, and photography, Jessica brings her talents to branding, print, digital, packaging, outdoor media and offers strategic thinking for marketing advertising initiatives.
Experience
New York, NY
Apr 2011 - Present
SENIOR ART DIRECTOR
AgencySacks
· Art direct photo shoots for interiors, neighborhoods, products, and fashion
· Design creative concepts across print, web and digital media
· Collaborate with senior management to develop campaign concepts for fashion, food, and travel industry
· Lead marketing strategies for social media promotions
· Oversee retouching and printing quality with production team
· Operationally manage freelancers and junior staff for multiple projects
· Skilled at evaluating options and brainstorming solutions
· Brings innovative concepts, strategic thinking, and problem-solving skills to all projects
Brooklyn, NY
Feb 2011 - Dec 2014
PACKAGING DESIGNER - FREELANCE
Greenpoint Brands
· Rebranded packaging with a distinct and sophisticated style to differentiate from other toy competitors
· Revamped substrates with eco-friendly materials to strengthen brands sustainability in the competitive organic baby toy industry
· Designed packaging, catalogs, products, logos, and retail spaces
· Created branding with licensed creative for Baby Disney and Dr. Seuss

Worked Remotely: Thousand Oaks, CA
Aug 2012 - Apr 2013
PACKAGING DESIGNER - FREELANCE
Aisle 9 Group
· Designed logos and packaging for pouched food and natural cosmetics
· Collaboratively with a team remotely
· Delivered creative in various stages of the projects from sketches to final


New York, NY
Oct 2010 - Feb 2011
SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER - FREELANCE
Sun and Moon Marketing
· Brainstormed a range of promotional ideas for marketing collateral
· Created campaign advertisements for print media
· Executed clean and well-constructed graphics supported by thought-provoking concepts

New York, NY
Jun 2005 - Jul 2008
SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Dbox
· Fostered multidisciplinary collaboration and creative problem-solving
· Helped define brand’s visual language (color palette, logo, font, design) across a range of media
· Executed corporate identity solutions for real estate and resort branding
· Strategized and designed large campaign advertisements and promotions
· Designed sale environments and outdoor media
· Lead client meetings for various senior accounts
· Managed vendor relationships and approved press checks

Buffalo, NY
May 2004 - May 2005
Graphic Designer
Imaging Solutions
· Designed various print media: posters, direct mail, logos and collateral
· Strong pre-press skills: photo retouching, color correction, and pre-flight
· Coordinated and managed multiple jobs simultaneously, met deadlines

Education
New York, NY
Masters
Pratt Institute
Packaging & Communications Design
Oswego, NY
Bachelors
State University of New York at Oswego
Bachelors of Fine Arts, Graphic Design
Clients
Clients
• 123 Print
• American Cancer Society
• American Express
• Baby Disney
• Brookfield Place
• Dr. Seuss
• Hilton Hotels & Resorts
• Martha Stewart 
• Monica Rich Kosann Jewelry
• NetJets
• Related Real Estate
• Richard Meier & Partners Architects
• Rosewood Hotels & Resorts
• Simon | Premium Outlets
• Spot Coffee
• State University of New York at Oswego
• Taj Hotels Resorts & Palaces
• Wüsthof Knives
Awards
AIGA
New York State of Design Award

Graphic Design USA
Packaging Award, Food + Beverage Category

Graphic Design USA
Health & Wellness Design Award