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Jane Kosstrin

Chief Creative Officer

New York, NY, USA
Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Doublespace with a passion for brand building and the ability to conceive the big idea as well as make sure all the execution details are thoroughly handled. My goal is to work with my team to produce work that breaks through the clutter, emotionally resonates with its audience, and produces results.

Work Experience

Doublespace

Chief Creative Officer

Doublespace is a 30-year old brand strategy and digital agency – with the heart of a design company powered by the intelligence of a marketing organization and driven by the real-time engagement of the digital world. Doublespace develops breakthrough creative solutions including high-impact brand identities, emotive multi-media campaigns, powerful digital applications, engaging packaging programs and innovative new products/new business concepts for market-leading brands and start-ups. Doublespace is a continual front-runner on the leading edge of the digital revolution since 1994.

The Doublespace team is lead by Jane Kosstrin, Chief Creative Officer, Ross Anderson, Chief Strategy Officer, and Ken Winell, Digital Evangelist. The leadership team is surrounded by a team of incredibly talented strategists, designers [print and web], interaction designers, information architects, writers and project managers all with a singular focus to produce great work. Our team is backed by a network of highly-creative, experienced professionals -- including a team of over 300 developers -- who add depth and breadth to our team. Together, we are smart, opinionated, highly-creative, passionate and hard working.

Doublespace is proud to have been a principal contributor on launch teams for cultural icons Vibe Magazine, ESPN2 and South Park. We have strong experience working with world's leading brands including: Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, Unilever, Dale & Thomas Popcorn, Marvel Comics, GUESS Watches, ELLE, Harper's BAZAAR, Laura Geller, IMG Models, Rodale Press, Graco Children’s Products, Radio Flyer, Disney, Fisher-Price, Steelcase, Applegate Farms, WEBMD, Citibank, MasterCard, U.S. Trust, Morgan Stanley, Chatham Financial, MTV Networks, Time Warner, Time Inc., ooVoo, Warner Music, New York Road Runners, Brooklyn Half, ING NYC Marathon, Robin Hood, Manhattan DA, Safety 1st and the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
1982 - Present New York, New York, United States

Doublespace Internet Hotbed

Chief Creative Officer

An internet hotbed which raised capital and developed six digital business -- from a blank sheet of paper to launch to "B" level funding. Businesses range from personalized shopping to advice to a multi-cultural fashion and beauty magazine.
2000 - 2002 New York, New York, United States

Fetish Magazine

Founder

A publication dedicated to investigating the material world covering new products, collections, up and coming trends, designers, and ideas --- distributed internationally. Published in multiple magazines, books and international exhibitions.
1979 - 1981 New York, New York, United States

Education

Cranbrook Academy Of Art

MFA, Design

1977 - 1978 Michigan, United States

Carnegie Mellon University

BFA, Graphic Design

1972 - 1976 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Languages

English (Native),
Hebrew (Conversational),
Spanish (Conversational),

Skills

Advertising, Art Direction, Brand Development, Concept Development, Content Strategy, Corporate Branding, Corporate Identity, Creative Direction, Creative Strategy , Digital Marketing, Digital Media, Direct Mail, Direct Marketing, Event Planning, Graphic Design, Integrated Marketing, Marketing Communications, Online Advertising, Packaging, Publishing, Social Media, Social Networking, User Experience, Web Design, Digital Strategy,