Interdisciplinary designer, art director, and trained architect and graphic designer living in NYC, DJ (Donna Jean) has won numerous design awards from SEGD, NY Festivals, and International BDA.
She designs for environmental, exhibits, websites, print, video, and branding and is currently with the multidisciplinary design firm, the Rockwell Group, where she is also manager of their graphic design division.
Prior to Rockwell Group, DJ was with the acclaimed Diller Scofidio + Renfro. Before receiving her Master in Architecture from Columbia University in 2007, DJ designed and directed in television and film — in both post-production and production and web design/development. She was the lead designer on the rollout/development of Tommy Hilfiger's e-commerce website.
Rockwell Group, LLC, New York, NY, US, Designer, Graphic Design Manager
Diller Scofidio + Renfro, New York, NY, US, Multimedia Designer/Architect
Lead Designer on Lincoln Center's multi-million dollar "InforScape" project, which included designing and directing video content for large-scale LED monitors and designing the daily content programming based on 18 hour time periods.
Designing and programming the LED stairs for the Lincoln Center Promenade.
Designing a product line for the conceptual swiss design firm Droog.
Design for other "unconventional" products for Museums and art projects through the DSR name.
Art Direction, Photography and Technical Direction on the 18ft x 24ft mural for the exhibit "How Wine Became Modern", held at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Scale accurate 9x12ft video projection for SF MoMA of a portion of Opus One vineyard as interpreted through Precision Viticulture. An art project based on the 'delirious' perception of Precision Viticulture as it relates to the enigmatic notion of terroir.
Columbia University, New York, NY, US, MArch, GSAPP
School of Visual Arts (SVA), New York, NY, US, Graphic Design - BFA
SEGD Excellence Awards, 1st Place
Merit Award for Exhibit Design
I.D. Magazine Design Review Award 2001, 1st Place
THEA Award from the Themed Entertainment Association
Promax BDA Gold - Website Design, 1st Place
Marketing Website Category
Promax BDA Bronze, 3rd Place
Website Product Category
New York Festivals Gold, 1st Place
Best Educational DVD for "Bridging Cultures"