Jill Fehrenbacher

Jill Fehrenbacher

Founder & CEO, Inhabitat.com, Green Designer and Sustainable Design Consultant

Location
Greater New York City Area
Industry
Design

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Jill Fehrenbacher's Overview

Current
Past
  • CEO at Inhabitat.com
  • Interactive Designer at Digitas
  • Senior Designer at The Design Laboratory, Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design
Education
  • New Amsterdam Moms!
  • The Branson School
  • The Branson School
  • The Branson School
Connections

500+ connections

Websites

Jill Fehrenbacher's Summary

Jill is the founder of Inhabitat, as well as a freelance designer and green design consultant based in New York City. She created Inhabitat in the Spring of 2005 as a way to catalog her search for new ways to improve the world through forward-thinking, high-tech, and environmentally conscious design. Before launching Inhabitat and going back to school to study architecture, Jill worked as a designer and design consultant in the fields of interactive web design and development, graphics, identity design and branding, and furniture and spatial design.

Specialties

Sustainable design, green design, materials sourcing, lighting design, branding and identity design, interactive design

Jill Fehrenbacher's Experience

Publisher & Editor-in-chief

Inhabitat

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Online Media industry

2005Present (9 years)

Founded the fast-growing green design blog in 2005, and currently oversee every aspect of its growth and development, including: editorial content, graphic and web design, software development, human resources, advertising and business development

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Internet industry

2005August 2011 (6 years) Greater New York City Area

Founded and ran a start-up publishing company which grew to a 2 million unique reader base in 4 years. Company was acquired by Internet Brands Inc in 2011 - Jill now runs it within Internet Brands.

Interactive Designer

Digitas

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; FR0000130577; Marketing and Advertising industry

June 2000September 2005 (5 years 4 months)

Designed websites and online advertising campaigns for Fortune 500 brands such as American Express, The New York Times, and Sony.

Senior Designer

The Design Laboratory, Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design

January 2002October 2003 (1 year 10 months)

Strategized, designed & collaborated on multidisciplinary marketing campaigns & design projects for Intel, Coca Cola and Central Saint Martins.

Jill Fehrenbacher's Publications

  • Inhabitat

    • http://inhabitat.com
    Authors: Jill Fehrenbacher, mike chino, yuka yoneda, diane pham, bridgette meinhold, lori zimmer

    design & innovation to change the world

Jill Fehrenbacher's Skills & Expertise

  1. Interaction Design
  2. Sustainable Design
  3. Graphics
  4. User Experience
  5. Lighting Design
  6. Digital Media
  7. Building Materials
  8. Content Strategy
  9. Social Media
  10. Creative Direction
  11. Graphic Design
  12. Web Design
  13. Online Advertising
  14. Illustrator
  15. Information Architecture
  16. Adobe Creative Suite
  17. Social Media Marketing
  18. User Experience Design
  19. Design Strategy
  20. New Media
  21. User Interface Design
  22. Wordpress
  23. Photoshop
  24. Copywriting
  25. Video
  26. Advertising
  27. Start-ups
  28. Entrepreneurship
  29. Blogging
  30. Concept Development
  31. Integrated Marketing
  32. WordPress
  33. Editorial
  34. Publishing
  35. Social Networking
  36. Digital Strategy
  37. SEO
  38. Editing

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Jill Fehrenbacher's Education

Columbia University in the City of New York

M Arch, Architecture

20052008

St. Martin's College

MA, Design Studies

20022003

Brown University

BA, Art Semiotics

19941998

New Amsterdam Moms!

The Branson School

The Branson School

The Branson School

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