Jessica Benz is an Environmental Graphic Design Specialist at HOK in New York.
As an experienced environmental designer, Jessica Benz has been working with national and international companies to further develop and expand their brands into the 3D space. Jessica Benz has been lucky enough to work along side some of the most recognized brands in finance, banking, medical technology, computer tech, and education.
HOK is a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm. HOK use design to enrich people’s lives and help organizations succeed. HOK’s staff of 1,700 people collaborate across a network of 23 offices on three continents. HOK’s mission is to deliver exceptional design ideas and solutions for their clients through the creative blending of human need, environmental stewardship, value creation, science and art. HOK’s design solutions result from a collaborative process that encourages multidisciplinary professional teams to research alternatives, share knowledge and imagine new ways to solve the challenges of the built environment.
Before joining HOK in 2016, Jessica Benz worked for Harkess-Ord, an international design, engineering and brand implementation firm in NYC. Her responsibilities there included: working both independently and collaboratively to deliver an environmental graphics program from proposal to installation. At Harkess-Ord Jessica gained experience developing and maintaining strong client relationships; acting as a point of contact for clients, vendors, engineers and project managers; designing a graphics program within an existing brand’s parameters as well as conceptualizing and designing new graphic systems; preparing comprehensive wayfinding plans, sign families and guidelines; researching, designing and presenting new proposals.
Jessica has also worked for Roll Berresi & Associates and FRCH Design Worldwide.
She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Graphic Design from the Rhode Island School of Design.
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