Jessica Walsh is a designer & art director working as a partner at NYC based design firm Sagmeister & Walsh.
She lectures about design at creative conferences and universities internationally. She teaches design & typography at The School of Visual Arts in NYC.
Her work has won numerous awards from most major design competitions including Type Director’s Club, Art Director’s Club, SPD, Print, New York Festivals, D&AD, TDC Tokyo, and Graphis, among many others. She has been awarded Forbes “30 under 30 top creatives designing the future” and Ad Age’s “Top 10 Visual Creatives”. Her work has been featured in numerous books & magazines. Clients include: Museum of Modern Art, The Jewish Museum, Institute of Contemporary Art Philadelphia, Barneys, The New York Times, Levis, Adobe, and The School of Visual Arts.
She hosts mentorship programs for creative women through her initiative Ladies, Wine & Design; which has spread to over 40 chapters in 30 countries around the world. Her personal project “40 Days of Dating” received over 10 million readers, and received international recognition including spots on “The Today Show” and “The View”. The film rights to “40 Days of Dating” was bought by Warner Bros who are currently working on the script. Their book “40 Days of Dating: An Experiment” was just released by Abrams and is available for purchase online and in bookstores worldwide.