Elly Jahnz

Elly Jahnz

IllustratorFalmouth, United Kingdom
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Elly Jahnz

Elly Jahnz

IllustratorFalmouth, United Kingdom
About me
I am an illustrator & graphic designer based in Falmouth, Cornwall. I love bold characters and bright colours. I'm the illustrator of two non-fiction children's books with Nosy Crow and the National Trust and have worked for companies like Joules, Seasalt Cornwall, Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club and the London Transport Museum.
  • SS20 Childrenswear - Joules Clothing
    SS20 Childrenswear - Joules ClothingI designed some pieces for Joules Clothing's SS20 Childrenswear range. Bold characters and interactive designs.
  • Dartmouth Ferry Map
    Dartmouth Ferry MapI was asked by Higher Dart Ferry to illustrate a map showing local attractions and how using the ferry radically cuts journey times.
  • Elderflower Cordial
    Elderflower CordialMaking Elderflower Cordial.
  • Character Design
    Character DesignCharacter development illustrations for children's fiction.
  • The Best Artisan Cheese Trophy Plate
    The Best Artisan Cheese Trophy PlateI was asked by the Specialist Cheesemakers Association to illustrate a trophy plate to be awarded annually to the maker of the Best Artisan Cheese. The award was promoted by HRH Prince Charles and he was involved in the approvals process of the artwork.
  • Christmas Card 2019
    Christmas Card 2019My illustrated Christmas Cards for 2019. Colourful.
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Work history
    Freelance IllustratorElly Jahnz Illustration
    Falmouth, United KingdomFreelance
    Freelance Illustrator working on a range of projects - editorial, children's book publishing, apparel & packaging.
    IllustratorSeasalt Cornwall
     - Falmouth, United KingdomFull Time
    Illustrator & Graphic Designer for fast growing fashion brand Seasalt Cornwall. Role included providing illustrations for products, prints for garments, stationery and licenced product, illustration and design for all new shop fittings, custom packaging design, developing in-store POS. I was in charge of designing packaging and developing on-garment branding. Working across teams to source, allocate and deliver beautiful and useful product. In addition I was part of a core team implementing PLM software across the business.
  • Abobe Illustrator
  • Children’s Books
  • Childrenswear
  • Book Illustration
  • Editorial Illustration
  • Print Pattern
  • Hand Lettering
  • Fashion Branding
  • Map Illustration
  • Textile Illustration
  • Fashion Illustration
  • Illustration
  • Digital Illustration
    2:1 BA (Hons) IllustrationUniversity College Falmouth
     - Falmouth, United Kingdom
    2:1 BA (Hons) Illustration from University College Falmouth.
    Best Portfolio Award at SCBWI UK Conference 2019SCBWI
    I was awarded the Best Portfolio award at the 2019 UK SCBWI conference.
    ALCS Educational Writers Award - ShortlistedALCS
    Shortlisted for the ALCS Educational Writers Award for 2019: Nature Month by Month. The award celebrates the best of non-fiction that stimulates or enhances learning.
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