Jen is an experienced designer and communicator and currently works as Marketing & Communications Director at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications for online graduate programs. She is also an adjunct lecturer in the UF CJC’s Web Design and Online Communication program.
Jen earned a Master’s Degree from the University of Florida in Web Design and Online Communication. Jen also graduated from 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 The New York Times International Weekly. She also aided in the development of new products for the NYT Syndicate, including The New York Times Spending Well, a personal finance supplement for various U.S. newspapers. Spending Well received a New York Times Publisher’s Award in 2015. In her time at the University of Florida, she has also worked as a multimedia developer at the Career Resource Center and Senior Graphic Designer/Social Media Manager for UF Online.