Jess Williams is an experienced Creative Director with deep roots in startups. She is the Founder and Creative Director at Communal Creative, a branding and design studio in NYC. Communal specializes in holistic branding for consumer-based startups, including visual identities and brand strategy to custom packaging and site designs.

As an early stage employee and executive at Birchbox, she led the creative team through over four years of growth and monthly box campaigns, international expansion, and retail launches. Prior to that she was the first Creative Director at Thrillist, focusing on the digital product and designing for the JackThreads acquisition.

With 10+ years in the design industry, she founded Communal Creative in 2015 in the spirit of collaborating with early-stage companies to craft brands and design new experiences. 

Say hi at Communal (they're social! and hiring!). More details about Jess on LinkedIn and Instagram, and she keeps up with her inbox. She is known for buying books in threes, and this page makes her happy.