Dr. Jessica Zirkel-Rubin is an award-winning, UX-certified visual designer with 20+ years of experience creating print and digital media.

  • Design Director – New Frontier
    created digital and print marketing materials, including websites, logos, and collateral, for corporate and non-profit clients

  • Manager of Web/Multimedia Development – The Newark Museum
    webmaster for museum,  designer of promotional and educational digital media

  • Senior Research Manager – MaMaMedia
    supervised and conducted usability and marketing research for pioneering children’s website and magazine

  • Technical Coordinator – New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
    helped create a web-based Digital Atlas of Opthalmology
  • EdD, Instructional Media and Technology – Teachers College Columbia University
    focus on constructionist learning, interface design, and virtual museums

  • MS, Educational Technology – Lehigh University

  • BA, American Civilization – University of Pennsylvania

  • Additional coursework in graphic design and fine arts from The Cooper Union, The School of Visual Arts, University of the Arts (Philadelphia) and Visual Arts Center of New Jersey

Line art of a white circular seal that says NN/g. Red ribbon draped midway across the circle says UX certified.Nielsen Norman Group – UX Certification, Interaction Design Specialty (2020)

  • Hermes Creative Awards: Gold Award for Logo Design (Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies logo)

  • NJ Ad Club Award of Excellence for Digital Media: Not for Profit/Pro Bono Work

  • NJ Ad Club Award of Excellence for Logo, Consumer

  • Elihu Rose Fellowship (WNET/Thirteen)

  • National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Fellowship
  • Adobe Creative Suite, especially Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign
  • WordPress (including HTML and CSS) and Elementor Pro
  • Figma
  • MailChimp
  • AIGA
  • National Council of Jewish Women