Jen is a Senior Graphic Designer at the University of Florida with UF Online Marketing & Communications and the founding President of AIGA Gainesville.
Jen is a graduate of the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communication’s Web Design and Online Communication master’s program. Prior to obtaining her master’s degree, Jen graduated from the Idaho State University with a B.A. in Mass Communication specializing in Visual Communication and Graphic Design.
Jen spent several years designing for various publications and clients in Pocatello, Idaho before moving to Gainesville. Working as a page designer for the New York Times Company at their Gainesville Editing Center, she primarily designed pages for more than 30 clients who printed The New York Times International Weekly. After three years with NYT Company, she joined the University of Florida Career Resource Center’s marketing department as a designer until transitioning to UF Online in 2016. At UF Online, she manages the social media accounts and design/branding projects for the Marketing & Communications department.
She currently resides in Gainesville with her husband, two children, and a Boston Terrier named Boris. She drinks a lot of coffee and spends a lot of her free time at Disney parks with her kids.