photo portrait of Jennifer Kinon

Jennifer Kinon

Jennifer Kinon


Founding partner of Champions Design


MFA Design, School of Visual Arts,
BA/BFA, University of Michigan

professional experience

Jennifer Kinon is a founding partner of Champions Design (formerly The Original Champions of Design). At every point in her career, Kinon has tackled big systems. She worked in Pentagram's New York City office with Michael Bierut. She served as Design Director of New York City's 2012 Olympic Bid and Art Director at Graphis Inc. During 2016, Kinon served as Design Director for Hillary Clinton's Presidential Campaign. And she was the first graduate of the SVA MFAD program to join its faculty.


Girl Scouts of the USA, National Basketball Association, The New York Times, MTV, Dartmouth College, The New York Public Library

honors and awards

Kinon has spoken about the role of brand identity systems around the world. She's been a guest on Design Matters, Studio 360 and served as President of AIGA/NY from 2010-2012. Her work has been exhibited by the Design Museum in London and the Museum of the City of New York. Awards include honors from AIGA365, Art Directors Club, Type Directors Club, Brand New, D&AD and Communication Arts.

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