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Experience



AgencySacks: New York, NY
April 2011 – Present

ART DIRECTOR
· Campaign development in areas of fashion, restaurants, and travel
· Art direction for multiple photo shoots: models, vignettes, environments
· Guides creative concepts through print, web and digital media
· Develops marketing strategies for social media promotions
· Oversees retouching and printing quality with production team
· Applies individual initiative and delegates tasks and responsibilities
· Skilled at evaluating options and generating solutions
· Brings innovative concepts, strategic thinking, and problem-solving
  skills to all projects

 

 



 

 

 

 

Greenpoint Brands: Brooklyn, NY
February 2011 – December 2014

FREELANCE PACKAGING DESIGNER
· Revamped packaging with eco-friendly materials to strengthen brand
  in the competitive sustainable baby toy market
· Designed sophisticated children’s branding
· Developed packaging, catalogs, products, and retail spaces
· Licensed creative with Baby Disney and Dr. Seuss

 

 


 

 

Aisle 9 Group: Thousand Oaks, CA
August 2012 – April 2013

FREELANCE PACKAGING DESIGNER
· Delivered innovative packaging solutions for food and cosmetics
· Ability to build and work collaboratively with a team as well as independently
· Supplied fast and unique creative in various stages of the projects

 

 



Sun and Moon Marketing: New York, NY
October 2010 – February 2011

FREELANCE SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER
· Executed a range of conceptual real estate marketing promotions
· Designed campaign advertisements for magazines and newspapers
· Provided effective design strategies for competitive market

 

 

 

Dbox: New York, NY
June 2005 – July 2008

SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER
· Led team brainstorming to develop conceptual design ideas
· Executed corporate identity solutions for real estate and resort branding
· Strategized and designed large campaign advertisements and promotions
· Created environmental designs for sales centers and kiosks
· Presented and lead client meetings for various senior accounts
· Worked with vendors and printers throughout project development

 

 

 

 



Imaging Solutions: Amherst, NY
May 2004 – May 2005

GRAPHIC DESIGNER
· Designed various print media: posters, direct mail, logos and collateral
· Strong pre-press skills, photo retouching, color correction, and pre-flight
· Coordinated and managed multiple jobs simultaneously, met deadlines

 

 




Make n' Mold: Buffalo, NY
August 2003 – November 2003

PACKAGING DESIGNER
· Product design: sketched mold ideas and constructed dielines
  for decorative, complimentary accessories
· Packaging design for multiple products and seasonal lines
· Organized studio photography shoots
· Collaborated with overseas print vendors
· Managed e−commerce website

 

 

 



 

State University at Oswego: Oswego, NY
September 2002 – May 2003

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER/WEB DESIGNER
· Concepted campus−wide advertising campaigns
· Created marketing print media, posters and promotional items
· Designed and managed websites for various departments on campus

 

 

 

 

Education



2010

Masters of Science in Communication Design and Packaging Design
Graduate School of Art and Design, Pratt Institute, New York, NY

Bachelors of Fine Arts, Graphic Design
State University of New York at Oswego

Clients

 

 

· 123 Print
· American Cancer Society
· American Express
· Baby Disney
· Brookfield Place
· Dr. Seuss
· Martha Stewart
· Make n' Mold
· Miyim | My Natural Toys
· Monica Rich Kosann, Jewelry

· NetJets
· Pratt Manhattan Gallery
· Premium Outlets
· Related Real Estate and Rentals
· Richard Meier & Partners Architects
· Spot Coffee
· State University of New York at Oswego
· Taj Hotels, Resorts & Palaces
· Trump Hotel Collection
· Wüsthof Knives

Testimonials


"Jessica is a strong leader, contributor, and designer. I would rank Jessica as one of the best designers I have ever worked with."

- Amanda Roberts
  Wedding Invitation Client

 



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"We hired Jessica for new branding packaging work for our toys. She is wonderful to work with but most importantly brings integrity and trust in the creative she created for us."

- Petrie Hahn
  Co-Founder at Greenpoint Brands

"Her typographic sensibility, analytical mind and efficient work methodologyaids her in finding simple, elegant solutions for complex problems."

- Florian Brey
 Associate Creative Director at Dbox

What is Jessica Haas Designs?



Everyone needs a graphic designer because great opportunities call for great design talent. Jessica Haas Designs is a sole proprietorship also known as a freelancer who takes on various graphic design projects.

 

 

 

 

 


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What Jessica Haas Designs Does

• Branding Identity/ Logo Creation
• Packaging Design
• Advertising/Marketing Campaign
• Signage/Billboards
• HTML Email/Eblasts
• Brochure/Menu Design
• Invitations
• Direct Mail
• Web Design
• Page Layout
• Prepress Production/Mechanical
• All things design and conceptual

Skills • Mac and PC Formats

• Acrobat
• CSS
• Dreamweaver
• Fireworks
• HTML
• Illustrator
• InDesign
• jQuery
• Keynote
• Photoshop
• QuarkXpress