Hi! I’m an independent visual designer and artist with a decade of design experience. I’ve worked with many progressive causes and brands to build communities, tell stories and create great experiences through websites, social media and email marketing, branding, UX, and print design.
I cut my teeth working in agencies, where I grew and polished the skills of juggling many clients, timelines, deliverables and aesthetics over the course of nine years. I then spent a year in-house at a tech startup as a design Swiss Army knife, where I found that I missed the variety and excitement of working across many different brands and systems, and decided to open up shop as an independent designer.
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Looking for Jenna Steely? Learn about my name change here.
California Certified Organic Farmers
Fair Trade USA
Google Economic Impact Report
Google for Entreprenuers
Greater London Authority
Labour Party UK
Madison Square Garden
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Radio City Music Hall
Re:Work with Google
Press & Writing
Scout Books ran a case study on one of my design projects. Designing an event experience for Keepers of the Constants
I like to think about collaboration. Don't Fear the Feedback: Four tips for informal, yet effective design collaboration (Originally posted on AIGA)
Here's one of my finer persuasive pieces. Email to my Boss: On Creativity, Hot Metal, and the Eccentric Use of Personal Development Funds
Some people think I'm inspiring. Arc Interview: Inspired By: Jenna Steely, Designer
For more writing, visit my blog.
BFA Communications Design
Carnegie Mellon University
School of Design
Jenna Van Hout | 2018 - present
Lead Communications Designer
Hustle | Oct 2017 - Nov 2018
Blue State Digital | 2015 - 2017
Blue State Digital | 2013 - 2015
Senior Visual Designer
Isobar | 2011 - 2013
Roundarch | 2009 - 2011
Visual Design Intern
Roundarch | 2008