Emily Jack is a designer and illustrator born in NorthEast Ohio living in Pittsburgh with her 4 birds. Her primary work experiences come from different fields of design from large format printing to creating ad booklets with tight deadlines. Currently you can find her working on freelance illustration pieces, hosting creative charity projects, as well as designing products that she sells at conventions around the midwest.
A majority of her creative inspiration comes from reading comics, playing video games and staying active in several content creator communities. Some notable clients she has worked with include: BOOM! Studios, Nostalgia Conventions, and a handful of Twitch partners.
Illustrator • Designer • Creative
To expand my creative skills by pushing past expectations while gaining valuable experience in the industry and to develop a strong sense of community and networking.
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh
Summer 2010 - Summer 2013
BS in Graphic Design
Dean’s List & President's List Student of the Quarter Fall 2012
Production Artist, PureRed
2017 - Present
Building circular ads for retailers across the country.
Freelance Illustrator & Designer, Various Clients
2013 - Present
Creating various pieces for clients including t-shirt designs, brochure covers, convention badge artwork, branding & logos as well as several personal commissions.
Art Director and Production Artist, BridgePoint Solutions Group
2014 - 2015
Designing weekly grocery ads for local and outsourcing retailers, as well as collaborating with and directing freelance designers.
Prepress Technician, ImagineThis!
Preparing client files for large format printing as well as designing artwork for print.
Freelance Designer, GameDay Vision
2013 - 2014
Producing designs and mock-up applications for prospective clients.
Great with communication, customer relations, teamwork, organization, research and planning.
Highly skilled in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Familiar with Adobe Flash, After Effects and Premiere as well as HTML & CSS.
Proficient with traditional and digital drawing & painting, branding, packaging, concept development, photo manipulation & editing, art direction. Familiar with typography and web design.
2015 Turf War Zine
Charity Splatoon Zine
Curated as well as submitted pieces for a large international charity Splatoon art book zine
Book Cover Contest
Placed second place in 15 Minutes of Fame contest to design the cover for Brillo’s commemorative 100 Year Anniversary Book.
2010 The Art Institutes
National Poster Competition
Received first place at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh and second place in the national competition.