September 2017 - present
Columbia University Press
August 2012 - August 2017
Other involvements: Recipient of the 2013 AIGA/Design Observer 50 Books/50 Covers Award. First place in the 2015 New York Book Show for scholarly interior design. Speaker at the annual College Media Convention "How to Turn your Literary Love into a Career," SCAD Radio alumni, New York Cares volunteer (English conversation partner), Published in the SCAD literary journal Artemis, Focus of Skirt Magazine's "Featured Woman of the Month."
Savannah College of Art and Design
Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Graphic Design and Creative Writing
Summa Cum Laude, Academic Honors Scholar, class of 2012
Jordan Wannemacher is a book designer based in the NYC area. Born and art school educated in the Southeast, she graduated magna cum laude from the Savannah College of Art and Design where she focused on graphic design and creative writing.
Currently, she is a Senior Designer at Rodale Books. She has also freelanced for Flatiron Books, FSG, Bellevue Literary Press, Wisdom Publications, NYU Press, The University of Pittsburgh Press, and Stanford University Press.
Jordan is the recipient of several design awards, including cover and interior design awards in the New York Book Show and the 50 Books/50 Covers award. 50 Books/50 covers is the oldest continuously operating graphic design competition in the United States.
In her free time, Jordan reads as many short stories as possible, practices yoga regularly, volunteers as an English language partner in ESL classes, and scopes out live music around the city.
She loves Radiohead, Flannery O'Conner, Japanese food, type design, fancy soaps, and the color green.