PLAYFUL, ORGANIZED, CURIOUS Passionate about books, branding, packaging & illustrative based design. Over 10 years agency and corporate experience. I am currently accepting freelance commissions and art licensing collaborations. If you have a project you'd like to discuss, please get in touch! I will be happy to connect with you. EMAIL: hello@jenmont.com // WEBSITE: jenmont.com

Work Samples

  • We Love Disney Packaging

  • "The White Cat" Character Illustration

  • Pet Sounds

Work History

  • Senior Art Director

    Comprehensive branding, product innovation, packaging and design direction for musicians, restaurants and more.

    RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDED:
    • Leading and inspiring designers to create beautiful and strategic
    design solutions for a wide variety of applications
    • Managing designers and project workflow
    • Participating in client meetings
    • Art direction and mood board creation
    • Crafting positioning statements and branding guidelines
    • Copywriting and naming
    • Photoshoot management and co-direction
    • Assisting and attending press checks
    • Design (books, branding, logos, packaging, print collateral,
    experience design, websites, digital assets and more)
    • Production and retouching
    • Print production and press checks

    CLIENTS: Taco Bell // Levi’s // Jafra Cosmetics // SKYY Vodka // Bacardi //
    Campari America // Wolfgang Puck (Ritz Carlton) // Sol Cocina & Solita Restaurants // Completely Fresh Foods // GIA Foods // Fox Home Entertainment // FX // Shout! Factory // Capitol Records // Pandora (RPMC / Infared) // Universal Music // Harper Collins // Random House // Simon and Schuster // many more

  • Art Director

  • Designer

  • Designer, Global Packaging

    • Disney Store
    • Pasadena, CA
    • Oct 2006 - Jan 2010 (3 years 3 months)

    Worked with a team of graphic designers, structural engineers, and a copywriter to create innovative package designs for a variety of boys and girls Disney properties. Participated in conceptual research meetings and played a key part in the environmentally responsible packaging initiative. Inspired and managed workflow of freelance designers, worked with vendors and with cross functional partners to create packaging that was on target with business needs.

Education

  • Art Center College of Design

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design with Honors Graphic Design
    • 2003 - 2005

    ACTIVITIES: • Fishwrap Magazine Issue Five, Art Director • AIGA student member • Art Center Student Government

Specialties

Awards

DESIGN: Communication Arts Typography Annual, January 2012 // Published, Typography (Graphic Design in Context), Denise Gonzales Crisp, 2012 // Published, Typography & Context: Systems, Form, Message, Thames & Hudson, 2011 // AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers, 2011 (Meat and Potatoes) // Featured on Various Blogs // FISHWRAP No. 5: STEP Inside...
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