Jen Liljegren, Founder and CEO
Born with an eye for visual aesthetics, Jen Liljegren has more than a decade of experience in graphic design and marketing.
Jen founded LilyPad Arts, a boutique graphic design studio specializing in corporate design and custom stationery, in 2006. In the last eight years the company has grown to include clients nationwide and in four countries, including China.
Jen’s designs have been published in several major metropolitan publications includingTexas Monthly, the Austin-American Statesman and Washingtonian.com. She has been selected to design for multimillion-dollar weddings and corporate fundraising events. Her wedding stationery design has earned her consecutive Bride’s Choice Awards in 2012 and 2013.
Realizing that she also loved designing for weddings, Jen partnered with her sister to found LilyPad Weddings, a division of LilyPad Arts, in 2010.
Jen enjoys giving back by donating design work to local charities and non-profit organizations. Her work has benefited organizations, including The American Cancer Society, Habitat for Humanity, Wish Upon a Wedding, and Austin’s own, The Trail Foundation.
Prior to founding LilyPad Arts, Jen produced top-notch designs in the corporate marketing department of SunTrust Mortgage, an Atlanta-based financial services company.
Liljegren is a graduate of Elon University in Burlington, North Carolina. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in art with concentrations in graphic design and ceramics and a minor in corporate communications.