Thanks for visiting JG Designers. We are a full-service graphic design, web design and marketing agency. From business cards to billboards, we master logo design, publication design, signage, direct mail, copywriting, TV & radio production, trade show graphics and web site design while working in a variety of markets including real estate and developing, casino, fitness and health care, music, fashion, restaurant, education, spa and publishing.
Serving clients ranging from small to mid-sized businesses to casinos and franchise corporations around the globe, we are capable of executing all phases of the design process, including conceptualizing and implementing comprehensive graphic design work and advertising campaigns, business development, estimating, account management, concept development, client presentation, design, pre-press, vendor coordination and managing print production to ensure the highest quality results.
Jessie Hilgenberg, founder of JG Designers, has exceptional talent that took her through design school at California State University, Chico, earning her a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Design. She is an ADDY award winning designer with a 12-year graphic design background, specializing in publication design, branding, print advertising and typography.
Passionate about community service, Jessie currently serves on the boards of Ad2 (www.ad2.org), a national organization that provides young advertising, marketing and communication professionals the contacts, education and leadership opportunities they need to become tomorrow's industry leaders; and Nevada Project Heartbeat (www.heartsafenevada.org), an organization that saves lives by making Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) as accessible as fire extinguishers throughout communities.
She is committed to public service through Ad2, and for more than five years has produced and helped lead comprehensive public service advertising and marketing campaigns for non-profit organizations throughout the local community.
DESIGNER'S WORK HISTORY:
Sr. Art Director
R Life Magazine
2006 â 2007
Art Director for the monthly lifestyle magazine for northern Nevada. Developed innovative concepts, design and layout. Responsible for cover-to-cover design and production, including pre-press. Collaborated with the Publishers, Chief Editor, photographers and writers to visualize and illustrate the editorial content. Art Directed all covers and fashion photoshoots. Designed all marketing materials, including business cards and media kit. Worked with marketing and sales teams to build and maintain a cohesive brand across all platforms.
John Ascuaga's Nugget
2004 â 2005
Graphic and production design for the casinoâs in-house marketing department. Specialty design projects included VIP and high roller invitations.
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2002 â 2004
Complete art direction and design of the award-winning weekly college newspaper of Chico State. Organized the pages in consultation with the Managing Editor and Business/Advertising Manager. Responsible for directing and managing the editorial and advertising design teams, along with developing lead story visual concepts for all regular sections and special sections. Also solely responsible for pre-press production and press checks. I began my work with The Orion in 2001 as editorial designer for the Sports and Features sections. I became the first female Art Director of The Orion since its first published issue in 1975 and during my art direction, The Orion won awards such as National Newspaper Pacemaker, National Newspaper of the Year and National Convention Best of Show. In 2005, The Orion was inducted into the Associated Collegiate Press Hall of Fame.