Jolene Delisle

Jolene Delisle

Founder and Creative Director at The Working Assembly
New York, United States

About me

Jolene Delisle is the founder & creative director of the branding agency The Working Assembly. She lectures about design and entrepreneurship at creative conferences and universities. In addition to judging The Clio Awards, ADC, and The Dieline Awards, her work has been recognized by the Type Directors Club, Print, D&AD, The One Show, Fast Company, among others. She is passionate about bridging the gender and ethnic gap in creativity and tech and launched an incubator in 2018 called 24 Hour Assembly ( As a long-time resident and lover of New York City, she created probono initiative Local Works ( to support independent business owners in 2019.

Sector Experience


Design Judge
The Clio Awards
September 2018 - Present (3 years 2 months)
Design Judge
ADC • Global Awards & Club
September 2018 - Present (3 years 2 months)
Design Judge
September 2018 - Present (3 years 2 months)
Founder, Creative Director
The Working Assembly
United States
2015 - Present (6 years 10 months)
Founding partner and creative director of NYC based branding agency, The Working Assembly. Partnering with emerging and evolving brands. our work has been featured in AdAge, Fast Company, Business Insider, Communication Arts, The Dieline, AIGA, Under Consideration, Behance, TechCrunch and Brand Channel.
Creative Director and Design Consultant
Self Employed
2014 - Present (7 years 10 months)
AnomalyBadger & Winters DeutschDigitasEdelmanFacebook GroupM HavasInstagram JWTMilk Mother Martin Agency MTVSid Lee T Brand StudioUntitled Victors & Spoils WP Narrative360i … see more
Freelance Creative
June 2018 - September 2018 (3 months)
New York, United States
November 2015 - 2017 (1 year 2 months)
Creative Director
Milano, Italy
2013 - April 2014 (1 year 3 months)
Global creative work for broadcast, new media and everything in between for The Hershey's Company, and Unilever.
Associate Creative Director
New York, United States
2010 - 2013 (3 years)
Design Director
Otto Design Group
2008 - 2009 (1 year)
Experiential, branding and retail build for American Eagle, Urban Outfitters, Inc and Aldo Group
Senior Art Director
Brownstein Group
2007 - 2008 (1 year)
Client work included IKEA, Microsoft, Martin Guitar and Majestic Athletics
2006 - 2007 (1 year)
Branding and marketing innovation agency. Incubator of JagTag, a delivery of rich digital media-to-mobile devices. Clients included: Johnson & Johnson, DelMonte and Sunoco.


October 2020 - October 2020 ()

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