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Jess Kemp

Design Director

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Work Experience
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Mar 2015Present
Design Director
Santa Monica, CA, USA
Jan 2013Mar 2015
Art Director
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Apr 2012Jan 2013
Lead Designer
Responsibilities include: Working with clients to produce designs that reflect their internal brand needs. Translating market research findings into digital and sometimes print deliverables for clients such as Starbucks, Logitech, Pixar, Mattel, Fisher-Price, & Disney. Maintaining and evolving Hypothesis' own brand and web presence.
La Mirada, CA, USA
Jan 2007Mar 2012
Art Director
Responsibilities included: Managing a staff of designers and interns. Working closely with clients, project manager and job trafficker. Jobs ranged from fully integrated web, interactive & print campaigns, to way-finding, retail restructure and branding consistency maintenance and guidelines.
Irvine, CA, USA
Aug 2005Dec 2006
The Collectiv
Art Director, Art Director Women's Fashion
Managed mainly the relationship between clients and studio staff. Worked closely with many fashion brands to generate on-brand designs and in many cases full brand and identity re-designs. Oversaw a small team in textile, print and web.
Hollywood, CA, USA
Nov 2005Dec 2006
Freelance Textile and Branding Designer (via The Collectiv)
Worked mainly on branding, hang tags, textile design, and web design.
Irvine, CA, USA
Sep 2005Dec 2005
Freelance Web Designer (via The Collectiv)
Redesigned the main website. Project halted when the company was sold.
Long Beach, CA, USA
Sep 2005Jan 2007
Shink Design Studio
Co-owner, creative
Freelance design studio.
Hollywood, CA, USA
Jan 2005Sep 2005
Graphic Designer
Education
La Mirada, CA, USA
Aug 2000Dec 2004
B.S. in Art and Design
Skills
 
Adobe Creative Suite, Advertising, Art Direction, Branding, Campaign Development, Collateral, Concept Development, Identity, Illustration, Information Graphics, Layout, Photo Manipulation, Print Design, Project Leadership, Team Leadership, Team Management, Typography, UI/UX Design, Visual Communications, Web Design
Awards
2012
Print Periodical Publishing Improvement : Silver, Biola Magazine
2012
Individual Student Recruitment Publications - Viewbooks and Prospectuses : Gold
2012
Periodical Special Issues: Gold, Biola Magazine 25th Anniversary Issue
2012
Excellence in Design : Silver (Viewbook)
2011
Webby Award - Official Honoree
2011
2011
Silver Medal - Sub Website
2010
Hoffman Awards
2008
Webby Award - Official Honoree
2007
Gold Medal - Multi-page Publications: Undergraduate Viewbook