Jodi Hicken

Jodi Hicken

J&J Graphics

Work History

Work History
Nov 2012 - Present

designer and owner (Part-time)

J&J Graphics

I own my own graphic arts and design studio. J&J Graphics, LLC.,  specializing in custom t-shirts, personalized gifts, commercial targeted marketing products and home decor. 

  • In house design 
  • In house print work
  • Responsible for all human resources  including recruitment of talent.
Aug 2012 - Apr 2014

hearing screener


I performed state mandated hearing screens on newborn infants both in the NICU and the postpartum floor at Centennial Medical Center in Frisco, TX and well as Baylor Medical Center in Frisco, TX.  Responsible for testing with ABR (Auditory Brain Response) technology while running an EEG on infants and interpreting the results. Reported to state agency testing results and gathered information for all billing every day. Responsible for educating parents of procedure and informing them of all results and possible further testing.

  • Education of parents for procedure
  • Performance of ABR
  • Collecting billing
  • Reporting to state agency
Feb 2003 - Oct 2008

Long term Subsitute

McKinney ISD

I was a long term substitute for a Caudwell Elementary School for 5 bilingual kindergarten classes. I also was a long term substitute for Johnson Middle school in their disc room for mentally and emotionally special needs children. I also subbed for every high school and middle school in the district as well as many of the elementary schools. Another long term assignment was the for the district itself as the Human Resources secretary where my duties included answering up to 200 calls a day, data entry for all mail for the department, greeting and helping all possible candidates for teaching positions. I enjoyed working in all the areas of McKinney I.S.D. and being presented with a new challenge each day and relying on my resources to meet the needs of the students and staff.

Jan 1992 - Jan 2003


Metroplex Chiropractic, LLC

I functioned as the human resource manager.  Responsible for all hiring and firing, marketing, billing, coding, purchasing, and advertising.

  • Scheduled and conducted interviews for all three offices to determine qualified candidates for employment based upon career goal compatibility.
  • Created all brochures and e-blasts for marketing to targeted areas.
  • Handled all billing and coding
  • Wrote office procedural  manuals.


Aug 1996 - May 2001


University of Texas - at Dallas
Aug 1984 - Apr 1986

Brigham Young University


Nov 2007 - Present

Guardian Ad-litem

I am a Court Appointed Special Advocate for children entering the foster care program. My role is to be a voice for the child in all court proceedings and make recommendations to the judge concerning their placement in foster care, reunification with parents or other family members or continued placement or even adoption. As a guardian I am required to attend all school meetings concerning the child, any doctor appointments, meet with the foster parents, observe and report all interactions with the child and their parents, meet with CPS case worker and write reports monthly to submit to the court.

J&J Graphics