jen cieslak

news designer, art director, consultant

about me

news design

As part of the enterprise design team at Advance Digital, I work with more than 30 newspapers throughout the United States, including The Oregonian, The Star-Ledger, The Birmingham News, The Times-Picayune and the Staten Island Advance. You can see some of my most recent work below or at Before joining the enterprise team, I was the creative director for non-profit news pioneer Voice of San Diego and previously designed covers and special projects for Arizona's two largest newspapers. 


I've consulted on social media and design campaigns for international and national agencies, statewide campaigns, non-profits, small businesses and a variety of publications. I've listed some of my clients on LinkedIn. Please feel free send me a note at to learn more.


I am a strong believer in life-long learning and am currently pursuing certification in Art and the Creative Process through UC San Diego. I also have a B.A. in journalism and an M.Ed. in curriculum and instruction.

contact me

the best way to find me is via email.

I'm proud to work from the great state of California, and grateful to work with folks throughout the country and abroad. If you'd like to get in touch, please feel free to drop me a line at or find me on any of the social media platforms at the bottom of this page. 

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