Jen LewStrategy + Design
creative strategizing, social media loving, reformed city dwelling, business adoring , matchbox making, x feature film producing, cancer surviving and a lover of all things creative and witty.
Jen Lew has a unique blend of capabilities; she is an innovative, results-oriented marketing professional, with over 13+ years of experience in product development/management, and cross platform marketing campaigns. Her passion for creating impactful marketing strategies is driven by a deep understanding of industries, brands and consumer trends. Jen has an addiction to Instagram, Snap Chat and Vine … at least at the writing of this bio. These apps may change but her deep-rooted desire to leverage brand awareness through innovative technology will always remain.
Her past work experiences range from her first entrepreneurial endeavor at the age of 12 selling handmade jewelry to local beauty salons to a successful career in production on huge budget feature films in Hollywood (The Patriot, Sweetest Thing, Saving Private Ryan, Godzilla). She then followed her creative path and manufactured and designed home decor products, becoming the CEO of Jen Lew Designs; an online business with handmade products shipped to over 3,000 high-end boutiques worldwide featured in Elle, InStyle, and Domino magazines. Jen used her marketing savvy to promote this business and utilize the art of email marketing the year constant contact was developed and the use of a well developed e-commerce website - long before wordpress and themes.
As Director of Communications of New York State Alliance for the Arts (NYS ARTS), Jen was charged with overseeing all marketing, public relations, digital and print design, special events and overall imagery of all media. Through innovative technologies Social Media 2.0 and the birth of Facebook Jen introduced the organization to an increased in membership by 30%, opt in mailing list subscribers by 200% and headed up programs teaching non profit organizations social media tips, tools and tricks. Jen was the first to introduce live video and media to the general assembly in the NY State capital Albany during the largest attended annual event ARTS DAY.
Through these many passionate and innovative accomplishments Jen has experienced marketing on many levels. She brings this knowledge, humor and skill to her clients. Jen’s straight-talking approach gets her clients vision "out there"; improving sales, productivity and communication with future and current customers. The successes of Jen Lew have not gone unnoticed by her peers. Dan’s Hamptons “Best of the Best - PR and Marketing Firm”, have recognized Jen Lew Marketing & Design three years in a row. She has also been nominated by the Long Island Press for "Best Social Media and Web Design" on Long Island.