Jessie Budd

Experienced digital media specialist working in higher education. Skilled in photography, video production, writing, slideshow design and all areas of digital signage. Strong educational professional with a Master’s of Fine Arts focused in Arts and Technology from The University of Texas at Dallas.

Resume (PDF)

Digital Signage Expo Interview

Expo floor interview, March 2017

Cake From Broccoli: Using Social Media to Connect with Today’s Collegian

Presentation, TACUSPA
Oct. 2017

Paneling Signage

ED Tech
Podcast, March 2017

Digital Signage Strategy

Panel Presentation, UT Dallas OIT Forum
June 2017

Questions we wish we'd asked before we started

Digital Signage Expo
Panel Presentation, March 2017

Reaching and Engaging Students with Digital Signage

Digital Signage Expo
Industry Round-table, March 2016

Reaching and Engaging Students with Digital Signage

College Planning & Management, Feb. 2016

Digital Media Specialist

The University of Texas at Dallas
June 2014 – Present

  • Manage digital signage network of 25 displays including one outdoors sign and a gaming and media wall.
  • Create video content for digital signage and other digital campaigns.
  • Manage social media accounts for university mascot.
  • Create, update and maintain slideshows for orientations and other high profile events.
  • Provide photography services for staff and student as well as coverage of high profile events.
  • Act as backup support for web developer.
  • Provide illustrative services as needed.
  • University mascot illustration

    The University of Texas at Dallas
    June 2016-May 2017
    Designer of the official UT Dallas mascot illustration.
    View the illustration

    Southwestern Telepresence Concierge

    The University of Texas at Dallas
    April 2013 – June 2014

  • Provide video conference support for faculty and their associates.
  • Provide video services for faculty and staff.
  • Design Internship

    Brown Books Publishing
    Jan. 2013 – May 2013

  • Assist in making edits to copy.
  • Create book cover samples for clients.
  • Assist in the creation of graphics for divisions of the company.
  • Education

    The University of Texas at Dallas
    Summer 2013- Summer 2017
    Master of Fine Art, Arts and Technology
    GPA – 3.955
    M.F.A. Thesis

    Temporary Collectives

    The University of Texas at Dallas
    Spring 2017
    Video installation xx.x
    Communication lead for group 6
    Design committee member

    ATEC Locker Pop-up Exhibition

    The University of Texas at Dallas
    Spring 2017
    Soft sculpture installation Impact

    Onward Forward

    University of Dallas
    Spring – Summer 2017
    Stranger – photography print

    M.F.A. Thesis show

    The University of Texas at Dallas
    June 17-24, 2017
    Identity: Digital Self

    Dallas Observer
    Culture Map Dallas

    Application Knowledge

    Adobe Creative Cloud
    Keynote, Pages and Numbers
    PowerPoint, Excel and Word
    Coda, Sublime Text and Google Developer Tools
    JIRA, Sympa and Confluence

    Hardware Knowledge

    Mac and PC
    Intel mini-pc


    Video production
    Motion graphics
    Slideshow creation
    Web development
    Social media management
    Copy editing
    Project management
    Graphic design