Jessica is an assertive, independent, and communicative individual. She believes that good design is like clear thinking made visual. She is currently a student at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) pursuing her BFA degree in Graphic Design with a studio concentration in Book Arts. Please feel free to contact her, or visit her website at: JWenDesign.com

Work Samples

  • Soap Packaging

  • Jam Packaging

  • Third Culture Kids (TCK)— Self Identity Accordion Books

Work History

  • Freelance Designer

    • JWenDesign
    • Apr 2012 - Present (2 years 4 months)

    Service include: print& publication design, branding &identity, website layout design, photography, and more.

  • Admission International Assistant

    • Maryland Institute College of Art
    • Feb 2012 - Jun 2013 (1 year 4 months)

    Assist MICA Undergraduate admission counselor in coordinating International recruitment. Duties include, but are not limited to: respond to questions & inquiries from international applicants via email and mail; provides research data and information; organizing files, and others.

  • Graphic Designer

    • Waldorf School of Baltimore
    • Sep 2012 - Jan 2013 (4 months)

    Design and layout the Waldorf school of Baltimore's monthly newsletter. The newsletter is an integral tool in the Waldorf school communications and will be sent out monthly both electronically and posted on the school website to all internal and external subscribers.
    This position is supported by the Director of Advancement and the Design/Art teacher.

  • Intern/ volunteer

    • Rixing Type Foundry
    • Jul 2012 - Aug 2012 (1 month)

    Experienced with traditional Chinese typography and letterpress. process includes: character repair/ design, creating copper matrix using CNC machine, manually casting metal types, type setting, organizing, and printing.

  • International Orientation Leader

    • Maryland Institute College of Art
    • Aug 2011 - Aug 2011

    Provide assistance and guidance for large groups of new freshmen and exchange students

Education

  • The Maryland Institute College of Art

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Graphic Design
    • 2010 - 2014
  • The Knox School

    • 2007 - 2010

Specialties

Affiliations

Society of Environmental Graphic Design (SEGD)

Awards

- 2013 Feature in Denizen Magazine - 2013 Feature in Choi's Packaging Volume 05 - 2012 Feature in MICA Graphic Design Student Profile - 2012 Feature in MICA Portfolio - 2012 MICA Decker Library Artist Books Exhibition - 2012 MICA Graphic Design Department: Summer Internship Showcase

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