Jessica is a user interface web designer at the Wyoming Survey & Analysis Center at the University of Wyoming and a board member of AIGA Colorado. She specializes in data and information design for survey and evaluation data and immersive data storytelling. Prior to the University of Wyoming, Jessica was the information graphics designer at Pew Research Center in Washington D.C., working primarily in political survey data and interactive web design, and the Manager of Publications and Web Services at the Center for Business and Economic Research at Ball State University. With more than a decade of non-profit design experience, Jessica has worked with a variety of organizations, including the states of Wyoming and New Mexico, The Washington Post, USA Today, PBS News Hour, the Center for Digital Democracy, and Children’s Hospital Association to develop creative, interactive data-driven web experiences, branding systems, and research publications.
2018 Wyoming KIDS COUNT Data Book, co-author with Laurel Wimbish and Laura Feldman, in partnership with the Wyoming Survey & Analysis Center and the Wyoming Community Foundation.
2016 Wyoming KIDS COUNT Data Book, co-author with Laurel Wimbish and Laura Feldman, in partnership with the Wyoming Survey & Analysis Center and the Wyoming Community Foundation.
Journals and Magazines
Our Favorite Pew Research Center Data Visualizations from 2014, Pew Research Fact Tank, co-author with Diana Yoo, Peter Bell, Bill Webster, Michael Keegan and Margaret Porteus, Pew Research Center, December 29, 2014.
Mother’s Day best Valentine’s Day in Google ‘flower’ searches. Fact Tank, Pew Research Center, May 6, 2014.
Data Storytelling. Association for Business and Economic Research Centers’ Annual Conference. October 11, 2015.
Creating Safe Places: Methods of Sketching & Exploring Ideas in Datavis & UI Design. Department of Computer Science. April 30, 2015. University of Wyoming.
Data Stories: Finding the Story in the Numbers. gnovis Conference. March 20, 2014. Georgetown University.
Merely Windmills: Conquering Design and Publication Obstacles in Research Centers. Association for University Business and Economic Research Annual Conference. October 11, 2011.