Jessica Adanich is an alumnus of the Cleveland Institute of Art where she studied industrial design, graphic design, sculpture and glass. She spent her early career working with renowned brands such as Vitamix® and Hasbro NERF®. She spent the next six years leading the design and marketing department of Mace® Brand. As a seasoned veteran, Jessica yearned for a creative agency of her own. DesignPod Studio was born in Cleveland in the late fall of 2018. Jessica moved to Tampa Bay in October 2019, where she leads DesignPod Studio as well as her shark conservation endeavor called Fuzzy Sharks where she creates artwork to educate individuals on shark conservation.

Jessica has won a number of design awards including an A ‘International Design Award, Best Personal Security Design Specialist, Gold Ben Franklin Print Awards and a 4 Under 40 Rising Star Award from the American Advertising Federation. She is also a published author and illustrator whose work includes “Journal+, For Positive Thinking” and “Behind the Glass with Sherman the Shark”.

Jessica currently resides in Tampa, Florida with her doberman puppy Zoey. In her spare time, she enjoys SCUBA diving, gardening, creating artwork and traveling.