Karyn Jimenez

Associate Professor,  College of Engineering & Design

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Associate Professor Karyn Jimenez-Elliott
I am primarily a project-based teacher, drawing on my industry experience and translating it to the classroom.”


In 2003, Karyn Jimenez received her B.F.A. in Graphic Design from Moore College of Art & Design.

Since graduating Moore, Jimenez worked in the design industry as an art director, graphic designer and package designer. In addition to working in firms, she began teaching graphic design at Philadelphia University while working to attain her M.F.A. in Museum Exhibition Planning & Design at The University of the Arts.

Since graduating from UARTS in 2007, Jimenez has been working full time at Johnson & Wales University as an assistant professor of graphic design.

Though teaching full time, Jimenez is actively engaged in the design industry as a freelance designer, taking on a variety of clients, from political organizations like Fight Back PAC to Crayola, Tanner Sandals, and the National Baseball Hall of Fame, as well as more local clients like Granny Squibbs, IGT, FM Global, Rogue Island, Grillie, and TwoTen Oyster Bar & Grille.

Jimenez also donate her services to organizations like the Italian Greyhound Rescue of New England and Abandoned Dogs of RI.

She is primarily a project-based teacher, drawing on her industry experience and translating it to the classroom, from her teaching style and to the projects that she assigns.

Areas of Expertise

  • Branding
  • Book Design
  • Logotype Design
  • Museum Exhibition Planning and Design
  • Typography