Jen Pennington

Jen Pennington

CEO/Creative & UX Director

Favorite book: The Poetics of Space, Gaston Bachelard
Favorite decadent food: Cheese. Any kind of cheese.
Little known fact about my childhood: I sold organic vegetables in a wheelbarrow door-to-door in Long Island from my Dad's garden.

As owner and creative director of Rhizome Design, Inc., Jen brings a unique perspective to the marketing arena. Jen is a designer with over 25 years of experience designing logos, print, signage, and websites. Her work seamlessly integrates brand elements with photography, video and motion graphics. Jen works to design elements that push the aesthetic envelope, and reflect her conviction that marketing communications are an art form as well as a business process.

Aside from running Rhizome Design, Jen is the Creative Director and UX Strategist for allied partner, Interpersonal Frequency—a data-driven design company focusing on developing websites for government, libraries and other civic institutions.

Jen’s eclectic portfolio includes work for Columbia-Tri-Star, Warner Bros., Paramount Pictures, New Line Cinema, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft and The Metropolitan Opera House in NYC. She is also well versed in working with a number of non-profits, land trusts, and small businesses such as the Washington State Council of Firefighters and the Jefferson Land Trust in Jefferson County. Originally from New York, Jen earned her BFA with Honors in sculpture from the School of Visual Arts in NYC. She and her husband Bob reside and work on 7.5 acres of certified forest stewardship land on lovely Whidbey Island.