hi, I'm jackie

I am a passionate learner with a love for interaction design, creative coding, and handlettering

I am currently pursuing a Master's Degree at New York University in the Interactive Telecommunications Program

Education

2016 - 2018

New York University

Tisch School of the Arts

Master of Professional Studies

Interactive Telecommunications
2012 - 2016

Stony Brook University

Bachelor of Science

Information Systems
Digital Media Specialization
Studio Art Minor
Digital Arts Minor
2008 - 2012

Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts

Chancellor's Arts Endorsed Advanced Regents Diploma

Visual Arts

Experience

May 2017 - Present

Viacom

Interactive Design Intern

  • Work with the MTV News Editorial, Product and Design, and UX/UI teams with early design ideation through final execution of design deliverables and prototypes
  • Work with the Director of Editorial Interactive to create compelling, beautiful and share-worthy experiences for mobile web, desktop, tablet, and emerging platforms
  • Develop and create shareable, fun and unique interactive content aimed at growing MTV's audience through SVG/CSS animations, jQuery, or vanilla JavaScript
  • Integrate with back-end systems, APIs, and SDKs
  • Maintain a broad knowledge of development trends and emerging technologies, continually looking for the most innovative and efficient approaches
July 2013 - May 2017

New York City Law Department

Part-time College Aide (IT Division)

  • Produce Excel charts and Visio diagrams for various projects, administrative assistant tasks
  • Assist with running of MAC reports and checking data
  • Create and update web pages for various purposes and events

Skills

Web Development

  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • CSS Keyframe Animations
  • jQuery
  • p5.js
  • Responsive layouts

Art & Design

  • Typography
  • Hand-lettering
  • Photoshop
  • Applying color theory to design

Tools

  • Adobe Brackets
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Premiere

Contact

Get in touch

Email

jacquelyn.zen@gmail.com

Instagram

@jackiezen

LinkedIn

Jacquelyn Zen

Web

CSS Animations

My love for web development started in 2014 when I took my first programming class. I enjoy using code to create beautiful experiences.

I developed a love for drawing and animating in CSS and jQuery.

Below are a few of my projects.

Animation

Animation

I learned Adobe After Effects in the hopes to learn more about motion graphics and animation for the web. I realized that animation and video incorporates so much more than just learning After Effects. It required patience and good observation skills. I also learned to use Adobe Premiere and Audition to polish my work.

Below are a few projects I have done.

Lettering

Handlettering

I started doing handlettering around 2012. I joined Instagram around that time and started sharing my work. I quickly gained a huge following and with the support of my followers, I started selling cards on Etsy. My cards got featured on esquire.com and HuffingtonPost.

Below is a selection of my latest works.