RESUME

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Jesse Willmon

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:::  phone: 646.285.8947  :::

:::  email: jesse.willmon@gmail.com  :::

 

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EXPERIENCE

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Freelance Creative Director

:: 2013 – Present ::

Create websites for various clients like Nickelodeon, Turner Networks, Withings and may others. I also develop identity systems, create print collateral, do illustration & generally be nice to clients

 

Illustrator : NickMom

:: 2013 – 2015 ::
Create hilarious illustrations & infographic for NickMom.com

 

Creative Director : CafeMom

:: 2011 – 2013 ::
Design and evolve visual style of CafeMom across all digital properties with a specific eye towards mobile interaction. Direct Design staff in daily design operations

 

Senior Designer : BBC America

:: 2009 – 2011 ::

Develop the visual style of BBCAmerica.com, create mini-sites to promote BBC America properties & work with various departments to support digital initiatives.

 

Owner : Jesse Willmon Design

:: 2007 – 2009 ::

 Develop and design websites for clients, create user flow and site maps for clients & create original illustrations.

 

Associate Professor : Parsons

:: 2007 – 2008 :: 

Teach Web Design for Illustrators in Illustration Department

 

Art Director : Orange You Glad

:: 2006 – 2007 :: 

Design websites for a variety of clients & oversee design staff

 

Art Director : Comedy Central

:: 2000 – 2006 :: 

Develop logos and design styles for digital media properties, oversee redesign of comedycentral.com, oversee design staff & develop concepts for on-air promos

 

Designer : Resident Publications

:: 1999 – 2000 ::

Create layouts for editoral and advertising sections of local NYC newspaper

 

 

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EDUCATION

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MFA DESIGN : School of Visual Arts : 2006

BFA in Graphic Design : ACU : 1999

 

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AWARDS & RECOGNITION

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Interactive Media Awards : 2011

 Outstanding Achievement for BBCAmerica.com

 

“Web Design Index 9” : 2011 
Featured designer – published by Pepin Press

 

Wired, Boing Boing, Gizmodo & Endgadget : 2009

 i-wood 3B project profiled on these sites

 

“Becoming a Digital Designer” : 2008

 Featured in book by Steven Heller – Wiley Publishing

 

“The Design Entrepreneur”: 2008

Featured in book by Steven Heller & Lita Talarico – Rockport

 

Rolling Stone : 2006

 Website com-mix.org featured

 

Yahoo -The 9 : 2006 

Website com-mix.org featured as best of the web Oct. 4, 2006

 

Webby Award : 2006

 comedycentral.com Redesign

 

Silver Promax Award : 2006

 comedycentral.com Redesign

 

Web Marketing Awards : 2004 & 2005

 Standard of Excellence: Distraction website

Standard of Excellence: Drawn Together website

Outstanding Website: Commies website

Standard of Excellence: Kid Notorious website

 

Webby Award : 2004 
Webby for Television & Peoples Voice Winner: Comedy Central’s Indecision 2004

 

How Interactive Design Competition : 2003

 Award of Merit: Porn and Chicken Website

 

Web Marketing Association – Internet Ad Awards : 2003

 Best Entertainment Rich Media Campaign – Chappelle’s Show

 

Promax / BDA Awards : 2003 
Silver Award – Interactive Online: South Park Campaign

 

SXSW Interactive Competition : 2003 
Finalist for Best Humor / Satire – The Daily Show: Indecision

 

Web Marketing Awards : 2002 
Outstanding Website Award – comedycentral.com

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