Jessica graduated from Université Laval (Québec) in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in graphic design, before she moved to Paris to complete a master’s degree in art direction at ESAG Penninghen. She worked as an intern for Chanel, where she redesigned their in-house magazine. After graduating, She was recruited to work as a graphic designer for Sept et Neuf in Paris, where she worked on editorial PR projects for Dove and L'Oréal.

Jessica started her career in advertising in 2017 by working for BETC Paris on campaigns involving brands such as Lacoste and Bouygues Telecom, as well as on cultural projects powered by the Magasins généraux, a creative center located in Greater Paris. She is currently working for Cossette Montréal, where she acts as lead art director on creative projects for VIA Rail, l’Université de Montréal, Reitmans and Québec’s Casinos.






awards


2021 /

Amnesty International, Writing lights a way out:
Applied Arts - 2 photography
Idea Awards - 1 silver, 2 bronze
Marketing Awards - shortlist

Via Rail, Book your comeback:
Idea Awards - 2 gold, 1 silver

Université de Montréal, Portés par le monde:
Idea Awards - 3 silver, 2 bronze

2020 /

Lacoste, Crocodile Inside:
Cannes Lions - 1 grand prix, 2 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze
D&AD - 1 yellow, 3 graphite, 2 wood
One Show - 3 gold, 1 silver
Eurobest - 1 grand prix, 2 gold
Art Directors Club - 1 gold, 2 silver
Club des DA - 3 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze
Clios - 1 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze
AdForum Business Creative Report - most awarded campaign in 2020

Lacoste, Crocodile Free:
Cannes Lions - 2 bronze
D&AD - 1 wood
One Show - 1 gold, 1 silver, 2 merit
Eurobest - 2 gold, 1 silver, 3 bronze
Club des DA - 1 gold, 1 silver
Clios - 2 silver, 3 bronze




projects & features


Art direction for Québec’s Casinos 2022 We’re all play & Feel your senses come alive campaigns
Art direction for McDonald’s Canada’s 2022 Moving Day print campaign
Art direction for Reitmans’ 2022 Try On Anything campaign
Art direction for Amnesty International 2021 Write for rights print campaign

Art direction for VIA Rail 2021 Book your comeback 360 campaign
Art direction for l’Université de Montréal Portés par le monde film + print campaign
Art direction for Mentos 2021 Baskatebowl activation in Belleville, Ontario
Art direction for Paris’ Jeu de Paume museum rebranding in 2020
Art direction for the Lacoste x National Geographic 2020 campaign 

Art direction for Lacoste x Pantone 2020 capsule collection 
Art direction for Cool Boss, Bouygues Telecom Entreprises’s first tv film 
Art direction for Futures of Love, Magasins généraux's 2019 cultural season & book
Art direction assistant on Lacoste's Crocodile Inside 2019 film campaign
Art direction assistant on Lacoste's Crocodile Free 2019 campaign
Art direction for the Thanks for Nothing association’s logo & identity
Art direction for Lacoste's 2018 accessories campaign
Art direction for Par Amour du Jeu 1998—2018, Magasins généraux's first cultural season
Art direction for We Dream Under The Same Sky, an exhibition & auction at Palais de Tokyo in 2017
Art direction for Les Grands Parisiens, Magasins généraux's first exhibition held for Le mois de la photo du Grand Paris
Collaborator for Stories Collective
Art direction of Dove's Shower Foam PR still life visuals
Redesign of Chanel Beauty's in-house magazine

Published on Sickymag.com
Featured on Étapes.com and on Behance’s Graphic Design, Editorial & Advertising galleries




experience


Cossette | Montréal, Canada
Art director
2021 — present



BETC | Paris, France
Art director
2019 — 2021

BETC | Paris, France
Assistant art director
Team Aurélie Scalabre & Olivier Aumard
2017 — 2019 


Sept & Neuf | Paris, France
Graphic designer
2015 — 2017

Chanel | Paris, France
Art direction intern
Summer 2014


Image de Mark | St-Georges, Canada
Art direction intern
Summer 2014


Tactic | St-Georges, Canada
Project manager
Summer 2013


Altrum | St-Martin, Canada
Graphic designer
2011 — 2012




education


ESAG Penninghen | Paris, France
Master’s degree in art direction
Graduated 2015


Laval University | Quebec, Canada
Bachelor’s degree in graphic design
Graduated 2013 — international profile


ESAG Penninghen | Paris, France
Third year exchange semester
Fall 2012


Cégep Beauce-Appalaches | St-Georges, Canada
College preparatory diploma in visual arts
Graduated 2010 — recipient of the program’s excellence award




language


French, native
English, fluent