Jennifer Jennings

Visual Designer

San Jose, CA
(408) 505-5115


  • Graphic and Visual design
  • Print production
  • User experience design
  • HTML and CSS
  • Sketch, Figma


Work Experience

Altered Space Design
San Jose, California
Owner, Freelance Designer
October 2007 - Present
  • Freelance and contract logo, print, sign, and web design for local clients, including YWCA Silicon Valley, Photos Movies & More (formerly ScanDiego/ClickScanShare), Evergreen School District, East Side Union High School District, St. Andrew's Episcopal School, and Franklin-McKinley School District.
San Jose, California
Design Lead
September 2021 - Present
  • Lead the UX team in collaboration with product managers, the development team, and other product stakeholders.
  • As a member of our design system adoption guild, contribute patterns and components to the IBM software pattern asset library and Carbon Design System, and evaluate the ideas and contributions of other designers.
  • Visual design reviewer for our data and AI software Design and UX review program.
Visual Designer
July 2019 - September 2021
  • Helped lead Cloud Pak for Data's effort to migrate to the latest version of the Carbon Design System.
  • Joined a UX team of four designers responsible for modernizing a vital but twenty plus year old ETL product, and became squad lead within 6 months.
Visual Design Apprentice
November 2018 - July 2019
  • Graduated early from IBM's one year new collar apprenticeship program
Progressive Solutions
Santa Clara, California
Senior Production and Multimedia Specialist
February 2013 - June 2013
  • Created templates for print-on-demand products using various technologies and platforms.
  • Collaborated with pre-media, dev, and production departments to improve existing workflows.
  • Created guidelines and tutorials for StationeryHQ users and assisted the Customer Service department by helping customers with file issues.
  • Prepared and edited client files as required for digital printing, die-cutting, foil stamping, and variable data printing.
Graphic Designer, Pre-press Department Manager
December 2009 - February 2013
  • Designed collateral, logos, web pages, PURLs, and marketing pieces for Progressive Solutions, StationeryHQ, Jax Invites, and Frecklebox.
  • Designed and illustrated new products, and set up product templates for
  • Supervised one pre-press employee and one designer.
Coulthard Identity Group
Palo Alto, California
Lead Graphic Designer
May 2006 - October 2009
  • Designed logos, print collateral, vehicle graphics, and web sites for a variety of clients, ranging from church school programs and local small businesses to national restaurant chains.
  • Completed production and permit drawings for all types of signage. Submitted sign packages to city halls to procure all necessary permits. Worked closely with clients, vendors, and city to ensure jobs were completed to the highest satisfaction, on time, and within budget.
  • Production and preparation of artwork files for commercial printing and web sites.


Brooks College
Sunnyvale, California
Associate Degree, Graphic Design
January 2003 - June 2005
  • Summa Cum Laude, 4.0 GPA