Meet the D&AD Impact Council

The D&AD Impact Council is made up of senior figures from across the creative, social entrepreneur, Venture Capital and NGO space and exists to support and represent D&AD Impact’s mission to drive creativity that powers change.

Jesse McMillin

VP Creative Director Lyft

As Creative Director, Jesse McMillin is responsible for leading the creative vision for the brand as Lyft reinvents how to bring communities together through transportation. Prior to Lyft, Jesse spent seven years as Creative Director at Virgin America, where he was responsible for defining the iconic brand. From the arrival gates at Virgin America’s SFO home base to in-flight details such as beverage cups and headsets, the products of Jesse’s endless inspiration is evident throughout the Virgin America experience — both online and offline. Before joining Virgin America in 2007, Jesse was a Senior Designer at Nike’s European Headquarters in Amsterdam where he worked on sportswear and branding for the EMEA region. His background also includes time as Art Director for Kirshenbaum Bond & Partners West, a stint as a graphic designer for Levi Strauss & Co., and a variety of work in the skateboard industry as a designer and illustrator.