As an Art Director, Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Letterer, Storyteller, Pole Dancer, Zine Mom, and Sex Positivity Activist, Jillian (she/her pronouns) has been designing images & ad campaigns for cash and drawing typography for about 10 years now; and although she loved many of those years in New York agencies, she now lives and freelances full time in L.A., splitting her time between conceptual campaign work, illustrative/typographic work, and writing/curative work for her zine, Divine, and others. The main factor in Jillian’s work, all of her work, is the perspective, ethos, and process she brings to the table. Jillian gets off in the middle of where corporate red tape and getting away with murder meet. She aims to make work that breathes, vibrates, connects. And she wants to collaborate with others who share that desire.

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The Good Rule: An Evening of Story, Typography, and Bad Ideas

Join us for an intimate evening of story and type play in Pittsburgh 11.20 and Philadelphia 11.21. Limited spots available. Learn more & sign up on The Good Rule website.

Design Twitter Outcast

It is categorically easier for people to latch onto a person that lives in a “happy nice” world than it is for someone who is lit up by less accessible issues.

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project studies

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