SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS (SVA)
Jade Broomfield is a graphic designer from Newark NJ. She received her BFA in Graphic Design from West Virginia University and is currently an MFA candidate at the School of Visual Arts studying Design for Social Innovation. Jade loves opportunities that allow her to combine her passions for design and social justice. She is interested in working with underrepresented groups and minority youth in ways that promote education, self acceptance, and neighborhood safety. When she is not working, designing, or studying you can find her searching for an obscure meal in NYC or keeping up with the latest social media trend. Jade currently works as Junior Graphic Designer at Uncommon Goods and a Public Access Design Fellow at the Center of Urban Pedagogy.
WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DO YOU LIVE NOW?
New Jersey. Born, raised, and still here!
LEFTY OR RIGHTY?
MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
Morning person, definitely.
FICTIONAL OR HISTORICAL CHARACTER YOU’VE ALWAYS IDENTIFIED WITH?
ARE YOU MUSICAL AND/OR DO YOU PLAY AN INSTRUMENT?
I love music, but I’m not a musical person.
FAVORITE CHILDHOOD TV SHOW?
LAST BOOK YOU READ?
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Yes, my nine year old dog Coco.
WHAT LANGUAGES ARE YOU FLUENT IN?
One, unfortunately, English.
(500) Days of Summer
FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
These days, sleeping.
LAST COMPLIMENT YOU GOT?
That I am very smart. Super simple, but meant a lot.
DO YOU COLLECT ANYTHING?
Jarred candles and unique glass bottles
COLOR USED MOST OFTEN IN YOUR DESIGN?
Black and Neon
TYPEFACE USED MOST OFTEN?
Avenir Bold and Hand Lettering
GREATEST STRENGTH/WEAKNESS AS A DESIGNER?
Strength: I’m creative, inquisitive, and down for a challenge. Weakness: I’m incredibly busy always and struggle with saying no.
IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU BE?
A personal investigator or secret agent :)
A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
Every thing is a learning lesson, so everything is a win.