Jess Jenkins

Jess Jenkins

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Jess Jenkins

Jess Jenkins

About me
Jess Jenkins is a British freelance illustrator based in France. She graduated from Cardiff School of Art & Design in 2018. Her work centres on telling stories that can inspire and spread positivity. She has a passion for destigmatising mental health problems and promoting more compassion and awareness. In 2016 her animation about depression was shortlisted in the Creative Conscience Awards.
  • Måneskin Poster
    Måneskin PosterSelf initiated illustrated poster for rock group Måneskin
  • Animated Fun with Faces!
    Animated Fun with Faces!Personal project exploring the diversity of people's side profiles
  • Radley College Festival 175
    Radley College Festival 175Radley College is an independent boys boarding school in Oxfordshire, England, which was founded in 1847. I had the fantastic opportunity to illustrate the poster promoting their festival which celebrated their 175th anniversary! The festival featured star guests such as Dame Mary Berry, BBC Big Band and Jamie Lang.
  • #FriendsCanTell Campaign Animations
    #FriendsCanTell Campaign AnimationsFriends Can Tell is a campaign that aims to raise awareness of red flags in relationships, and help empower young women, girls and non-binary people with the knowledge and confidence to help keep themselves and their friends safe. As part of the campaign, a podcast series of candid conversations were created, where young women meet for the first time to talk about how they overcame fear and self-doubt to keep a friend safe. I was commissioned to create a series of animations highlighting key q
  • Covid Contemplation
    Covid ContemplationI’ve been feeling pretty fed up as of late but I’m trying to remain positive. Made this comic as a sort of therapy I suppose. What are you thankful for?
  • Talk Club Animation
    Talk Club AnimationWhat is a men's talking and listening club? How does it work? And how is it helping men? This animation created for Talk Club ( answers those questions
Work history
    IllustratorJess Jenkins Illustration
    Junior DesignerInteractive Schools
     - High Wycombe, United KingdomFull Time
  • Adobe Create Suite
  • Character Illustration
  • Digital Illustration
  • Narrative Illustration
  • Character Animation
  • Campaign Concept
  • Drawing
    BA(Hons) IllustrationCardiff School of Art & Design
     - Cardiff, United Kingdom
    First Class
    Creative Conscience logo
    Creative Conscience logo
    Silver in Animation & IllustrationCreative Conscience
    Awarded for animation about the dangers of overlooking mental health.