Jessica Necor

Visual Designer at R/GA

Portland, OR, USA
Hi, I'm Jessica Necor, a graphic designer and maker currently living and working in Portland, Oregon. BFA from the Laguna College of Art + Design.

Work Experience

R/GA

Visual Designer

May 2016 - Present Oregon, United States

R/GA

Visual Design Intern

Worked as a Visual Design intern at R/GA's Portland office on the Nike account

- Designed assets and presentations for Nike.com, various brand campaigns, and internal platforms
- Worked on an original intern project presented to R/GA leadership
- Assisted HR on various internal projects and onboarding systems
September 2015 - May 2016 Portland, Oregon, United States

Vans

Footwear Design Intern

Worked as a Footwear Design Intern for the Vans Active category with numerous SKUs in stores such as DSW, JCPenney, Kohls, and Famous Footwear for the Fall/Winter 2016 and Holiday 2016 seasons

- Designed original prints, textiles, and footwear for women and children
- Trend analysis and forecasting for color, pattern, and silhouettes
- CAD and tech pack development for samples and manufacturing
- Worked closely with merchandisers and developers
- Created a personal project (Bloom) with original women's silhouettes and handmade patterns presented to the entire Vans design and merchandising team at the culmination of the internship
March 2015 - August 2015 Cypress, California, United States

Hurley

Digital Creative Intern

Designed a proposal for a redesign of Phantom Create, Hurley's platform for custom board shorts. Email campaigns, ad collateral, collaborative website design. Part of the winning intern team for the summer project.
June 2014 - August 2014 California, United States

Peter Blake Gallery

Web Designer & Photographer

Photographer, website maintenance, email newsletter design
August 2012 - April 2015 California, United States

Fetneh Blake

Web Designer

Worked as a Footwear Design Intern for the Vans Active category with numerous SKUs in stores such as DSW, JCPenney, Kohls, and Famous Footwear for the Fall/Winter 2016 and Holiday 2016 seasons

- Designed original prints, textiles, and footwear for women and children
- Trend analysis and forecasting for color, pattern, and silhouettes
- CAD and tech pack development for samples and manufacturing
- Worked closely with merchandisers and developers
- Created a personal project (Bloom) with original women's silhouettes and handmade patterns presented to the entire Vans design and merchandising team at the culmination of the internship
August 2012 - April 2015 California, United States

Artists Inspiring The Raindrops

Web Designer

February 2012 - August 2015 California, United States

Yerba Buena Center For The Arts

Senior Intern

Assisted with the Young Artists at Work program and video production class
2009 - 2011 San Francisco, California, United States

Scoops! Play N Cafe

Graphic Designer & Muralist

Helped build the Scoops! Play 'n Cafe brand from the ground up, designed print material and website, painted three in-store murals
October 2008 - December 2009 California, United States

Education

Laguna College Of Art And Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Full-ride scholarship recipient
Graphic Design major
Fine Art - Drawing & Painting minor
August 2011 - May 2015 California, United States

Oakland School For The Arts

High School Diploma

4.02 GPA
Valedictorian
Visual Arts emphasis
August 2007 - May 2011 Oakland, California, United States

Awards

Cannes Lions

Shortlist: Digital & Interactive Design - Apple Watch Nike+

2017

Clio Awards

Silver Winner - Apple Watch Nike+

2017

AIGA - The Professional Association For Design

AIGA OC: Web Design - Gather

2015

Laguna Hero Film Festival

Featured Documentary

2013

Laguna College Of Art And Design

Full-ride Scholarship

2011

Skills

Editing, Graphic Design, Motion Graphics , Print Design, Product Design, Responsive Design, UI Design , Videography, Web Design,