Jes Gordon, New York's Premier Event Producer and Designer, Signs with Artist Legacy Group for Global Brand Representation
ALG to Extend Jes Gordon and properFUN by jesGORDON Brands with Focus on Product Licensing and Expanded Media Opportunities Worldwide
Sep 21, 2016
NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Jes Gordon, New York's preeminent event producer and lifestyle design expert has signed with Artist Legacy Group for global brand representation, it was announced today by ALG CEO Ashley Austin.
Under the new pact, ALG will develop and extend the worldwide recognition of Jes Gordon and her properFUN by jesGORDON brand by creating exclusive media content and licensed products that embody Gordon's vibrant aesthetic. A short-form episodic series capturing Gordon's engaging personality and creative process from inspiration to completed project is currently in development.
"In the highly competitive world of event design and production, Jes Gordon is a rockstar, the best of the best," says Austin. "We are excited to work with her to elevate her brand to its fullest potential via signature product lines and other opportunities that are emblematic of her energetic and sophisticated style."
"I am always looking for ways to keep evolving," says Gordon. "After speaking with the team at Artist Legacy Group, I was inspired by their perspective on how my brand could keep flourishing in ways I would have never imagined on my own."
Gordon has brought her eye for design, attention to detail and passion for the unexpected to major corporate clients including CNN, Ann Taylor, M&M's, Comcast, AOL, A&E Networks and Lifetime. She has also been commissioned by prominent figures and organizations, including Berry Gordy, Jr., Sting, Sir Elton John's AIDS foundation and many others.
Biz Bash has named Jes Gordon one of the Top 35 Event Designers in North America and she is a contributor to major publications including Marie Claire, US Weekly, Fine Living, The Knot, Cosmopolitan and more. She is a visiting professor at Bard College, a professor at The Event Leadership and a career mentor at Parsons School of Design, Fashion Institute of Technology and New York Institute of Design.
Prior to forming her eponymous firm, Jes worked on set design for high-profile films including "Interview with a Vampire" and "Dead Man Walking," and was the youngest-ever Events and Decor Director for New York's fabled Tavern on the Green in Central Park.
properFUN by jesGORDON is a unique event firm comprised of two distinct divisions: the Event Design division, which focuses on the event environment, and the Event Planning division, which offers full-service event planning and production. No matter the size or scale of an event, properFUN by jesGORDON is devoted to creating an atmosphere that transports every guest into an absorbing and wonderful new world.
About Artist Legacy Group
Artist Legacy Group ("ALG") specializes in brand management for iconic entertainment properties, pop culture personalities and artist estates. ALG is a joint venture with Sony Music Entertainment ("SME"), providing licensing, branding strategy and merchandising services to Legacy Recordings and other front line SME labels while also representing clients outside of the SME ecosystem.
SOURCE Sony Music Entertainment
For further information: Tom Cording at Legacy Media Relations, 212.833.4448, Tom.Cording@sonymusic.com