Wendy Jedlička CPP

Lecturer (Undergraduate), University of Wisconsin-Stout
Adjunct (Graduate), Minneapolis College of Art and Design
President / Creative Director, Jedlicka Design, LLC
Design Department
College of Arts, Communications, Humanities and Social Sciences

Office: Online Applied Arts
Phone: 651-636-0964
Email: jedlickaw@uwstout.edu
Personal website: wendyjedlicka.com

Brief Biography

With a strong background in design, manufacturing and business, Wendy Jedlička, CPP, is an IoPP Lifetime Certified Packaging Professional, and president of Jedlička Design — a packaging design firm specializing in sustainable design and business strategies. Additionally she is co-coordinator for the o2 International Network for Sustainable Design in the US, and develops curriculum as well as teaches courses focusing on sustainable design, marketing and business. An internationally recognized speaker, Jedlička writes feature articles on applied sustainability for design and business publications around the world, and is the contributing editor of two books: "Packaging Sustainability: Tools, Systems and Strategies for Innovative Package Design," and "Sustainable Graphic Design: Tools, Systems and Strategies for Innovative Print Design." For more information visit: sustainableinnovation.info and wendyjedlicka.com

Teaching Interests: Course and program development to include sustainability and systems thinking.

Research Interests: The psychology of sustainable behavior, teaching sustainability.

Professional Interests: Sustainability, ethics-based business and marketing, strategic branding, packaging, sustainability and supply chain management, international business and marketing.

Languages

  • German (Conversational)

Education

    • MIM International Management
      University of St. Thomas
      St. Paul, MN, United States, 2003
    • Certificate International Marketing
      University of St. Thomas
      St. Paul, MN, United States, 2001
    • BS Graphic Design
      University of Bridgeport
      Bridgeport, CT, United States, 1982
    • Drawing
      Art Students League of New York
      New York, NY, United States, 1977
    • Commercail Art, Model Making
      Parsons School of Design
      New York, NY, United States, 1977
    • Sculpture, Drawing, Painting, Paint Making, Color Theory
      Minneapolis Society of Fine Arts
      Minneapolis, MN, United States, 1971

Licensures and Certifications

  • Human Subjects Training Certification: University of Wisconsin-Stout
  • Lifetime Certified Packaging Professional: Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP)
  • Certified Sustainable Business: Green America

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Department of Design, Continuing Education Outreach and E-Learning Sustainable Management Program
        Lecturer (Undergraduate)
        August 2009 -

    Industry

      • Jedlicka Design, LLC
        President / Creative Director
        September 1996 -
      • Frink Semmer & Associates, Inc
        Packaging Design
        May 1993 - September 1996
      • Bavarian Surf International
        General Manger / Marketing Director
        June 1986 - May 1993

Intellectual Contributions

    Book

    • Jedlicka, W. (2009). Sustainable Graphic Design: Tools, Systems and Strategies for Innovative Print Design . (1), 528, Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
    • Jedlicka, W. (2008). Packaging Sustainability: Tools, Systems and Strategies for Innovative Package Design. (1), 368, Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

    Case Study

    • Jedlicka, W. (2005). Resources. (1), 168, CA: Watershed Media.

Reviewer / Editor

    Editor, Book

    • Sustainable Graphic Design: Tools, Systems and Strategies for Innovative Print Design (2009 - Present)
    • Packaging Sustainability: Tools, Systems and Strategies for Innovative Package Design (2008 - Present)

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Honor

    • IoPP Lifetime Certified Packaging Professional, Institute of Packaging Pofessionals (March 12, 2012)
    • ASPIRE-SSS Certificate of Excellence, UW-Stout (2011)
    • Packaging Design Category Honor, International Design Resource Awards (2001)
    • College Photography’s Top 100, Photographer’s Forum (1981)

    Fellowship

    • Partnership for Academic Leadership on Sustainability (PALS), AICAD (October 1, 2010)

    Award

    • Extra Green Award, Living Green Expo (2001)

Professional Memberships

  • Partnership for Academic Leadership on Sustainability (PALS)
  • Designers Accord
  • o2 International Network for Sustainable Design (o2)
  • Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP)

Service

    University

      UW Stout

      • Committee Member, Sustainability Across the Curriculum Network (September 2012 - Present)