SKYLAR JESSEN 1963 West Burnside Street #408, Portland, OR 97209 | 406 672 7344 | skylarjessen@gmail.


EDUCATION Pacific Northwest College of Art BFA in Communication Design AWARDS PNCA Dean’s Scholarship Award, Pacific Northwest College of Art Soroptimist Young Artist Scholarship Award, Soroptimist International   RELATED EXPERIENCE Crack Press Publication Intern Aided in creating the publication series Types, Review. Assisted in brand identity, publication layout, created writing and design content, assisted in image curation. Center4Design Creative Team Worked as part of a student studio where client work is conducted under faculty supervision. Conducted client meetings, design pitches, advertising and brand conceptualization. FOCO Gallery Manager, Curator Co-Founded and managed a student run art and design gallery focused on featuring young and emerging artists. Curated monthly exhibitions including a month long series at the Museum of Contemporary Craft, organized guest lectures, created and maintained marketing materials. PUBLICATIONS AND EXHIBITIONS 12 Annual BFA Juried Exhibition - PNCA Design work showcased in exhibition juried by Kat Perez, William Rihel, and Ariana Jacob 11 Annual BFA Juried Exhibition - PNCA Design work showcased in exhibition juried by Jack Collier and Damien Gilley Submit Magazine Vol.4 One of 35 faculty and students featured in a yearly publication on art and design TECHNICAL SKILLS Adobe Creative Suite – Comfortable in most programs. Proficient in Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop HTML & CSS – Comfortable speaking about code, capable in basic coding Screen Printing – Proficient in preparation and execution of multi layered print projects PERSONAL INTERESTS Writing and Recording Music, Learning New Open Source Platforms, and Collecting Concert Posters        
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July 2012 – Dec 2012  

January 2012 – Dec 2012

July 2011-April 2012