Jessica D'Elena-Tweed is a multi-disciplinary creative director, designer, and educator specializing in unique standalone projects, integrated campaigns and creative development for print and collateral, book design, TV + video, out-of-home, direct mail, experiential, point of purchase and in-store.
She received her BA in Art Studio from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and an MFA in Design from California Institute of the Arts, subsequently holding faculty positions at Art Center College of Design and Southern California Institute of Architecture. She's collaborated with seminal designers and artists producing both cultural and commercial works for Thom Mayne and Morphosis Architects, Lorraine Wild and Green Dragon Office, Mike Kelley, the Hammer Museum, and Wondros. For the past 5 years, Jessica has acted as creative director in the branding and advertising space, garnering industry recognition for national clients.
2016 SDX (American Advertising Awards) – 1 Gold, 2 Silver and 4 Bronze for Campaigns: American Advertising Awards “Winning Fixes Everything”, San Diego Chargers “We’re All In”
2015 SDX (American Advertising Awards) – 1 Best in Show, 2 Gold, 7 Silver and 4 Bronze for National Campaigns: “Forever Yakult”, Warner Bros. “Godzilla”, Warner Bros. “The Lego Movie”, Pride “Out Is In”
2015 American Advertising Awards (National) – 1 Silver for Campaign: “Forever Yakult”
2015 Telly Awards (National) – 2 Silver (highest honor), 10 Bronze for Campaign: “Forever Yakult”
2007 Art Director’s Club – Honors for Book Design: “4:3:ME”
Co-founder @ mome.studio
Professor of Design Communication in Visual Arts @ University of California, San Diego