An experienced art director and designer based in Melbourne, delivering thoughtful and impactful design work across a wide range of projects for over two decades.

Jesse is a seasoned art director and designer with over 20 years of experience in the advertising and design industry. Based in Melbourne, he has worked on a wide range of projects, including branding, packaging, integrated campaigns, responsive web platforms, apps, user interfaces, television commercials, and video content. With a focus on storytelling, Jesse brings a unique perspective to his work, always seeking to craft compelling narratives that engage and inspire audiences.

When he's not designing, Jesse can usually be found annoying his kids or trying to write sad songs about how hard he thinks his life is.

Jesse studied Graphic Design at the University of Ballarat and gained early experience in print and digital design at Mediation Communications (2000–2008). He then worked as Digital Designer and Art Director at TrademarkDM (2008–2011) before serving as a Senior Designer at Ogilvy Melbourne (2011–2017). He currently works as a Senior Art Director at Xero, where he helps drive brand and advertising communications.

Throughout his career, Jesse has contributed to a variety of projects that have been awarded both locally and internationally for effectiveness and craft. His creative process emphasises collaboration with clients and an innovative approach to design challenges. Jesse is proud of his achievements in the industry and looks forward to continuing to create impactful design work.

Feel free to contact him at or 0405 145 667.


Jesse Steinfort  / Art Direction & Design  /  / +61 405 145 667