When she joined the Owl’s Head Solutions team, Creative Director, Jennifer Lopardo, brought with her a wealth of experience as a graphic designer and art director for an impressive roster of clients, ranging from Fortune 500 companies and major universities to giants in the financial and pharmaceutical worlds. Many of these projects called on her “soup-to-nuts” expertise, reaching beyond the concept and idea phases to complete creative execution, including overseeing schedules and budgets, directing production details, as well as hiring and supervising creative staff. That expansive experience is what makes her such an ideal fit at Owl’s Head where over-the-top client service and excellence in every detail are simply business as usual.
Jen’s passion for design was nurtured at Massachusetts College of Art and Design where she earned a BFA in Communication Design, receiving departmental honors upon graduation. She has been recognized by the Graphis Print Regional Design Annual and the AIGA BoNE (Best of New England) show and is the recipient of the LACP Spotlight Award. Jen is also a member of the AIGA.
Jen embraces the opportunity at Owl’s Head to have close, day-to-day contact with a range of fascinating clients and to be part of every phase of a project from first conceptual meeting to the final deliverables. She values the variety of clients on the Owl’s Head roster and has a particular interest in the nonprofit work the company does, especially in healthcare, where design projects and the clients they serve can really improve people’s lives. As Creative Director, Jen also appreciates her role as mentor, discovering and nurturing her talented team as they develop into experienced, strategic designers.
Jen knows the power of great design, believing that it can be truly transformative, influencing both thinking and behavior. She never loses sight of the fact that design is communication and that nothing matters except communicating a client’s message clearly and eloquently. Whether working with centuries-old institutions or renegade startups, Jen is committed to producing design solutions that inform, illuminate, intrigue and inspire.
FUN FACT: Jen rode the Great Wall of China Alpine Slide.