graphic designer

based out of new york

Jenn Lay has navigated a diverse range of experiences, fostering innate curiosity that informs the creation of thoughtful design solutions that resonate on multiple levels. Drawing from a spectrum of influences and insights, the designs encapsulate the essence of meaningful visual communication.

education | experience

february 2023 – present

graphic design co-op,
global employer brand

ford motor company

expected may 2024

buffalo state university

BFA in graphic design

september 2021 – december 2022

assistant graphic designer

buffalo state university

august 2017 – march 2020

restaurant owner & operator

yey’s cafe

november 2016 – april 2017

credit & portfolio risk analyst


october 2015 – november 2016

asset servicing analyst


graduated may 2015

university at buffalo

BS in business administration
concentration: financial analysis


  • Adobe Creative Suite
    • Illustrator
    • Indesign
    • Photoshop
    • Premiere pro
    • Animate
    • After Effects
  • html5/css
  • wordpress
  • fimga
  • procreate
  • blender
  • microsoft suite
  • asset/content management
    • brandfolder
    • trello

awards & certificates

John J. Jauquet Award
for Creative Excellence
in graphic design
Buffalo state university, 2023

hyatt’s award
for excellence in 3d foundations
buffalo state university, 2021

score straight talk series:
start-up & management

small business development center
buffalo state university, 2018

buffalo state university, 2017