Joanne Jorgensen

Knit Design Director, Nike

Biography

Joanne Jorgensen is The Knit Design Director at Nike’s Textile Design and Innovation Studio in London. Joanne is originally from Glasgow where she studied a BA in Knitted Textile Design at Glasgow School of Art. From her first day on a knitting machine she was literally hooked. Joanne’s career has taken her from Scotland to New York in 2000 to work a as Knitwear Designer in the fashion industry. Then laterally to London, working for both International fashion houses as well as smaller independent brands and start-ups. Joanne is a passionate designer and creative leader who believes mentoring and coaching is a key part to a successful career in the creative industries.

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