Jillian Adel

Graphic Designer

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jillian Adel is a lettering artist and art director. After graduating from Syracuse University with a Bachelor’s in Graphic Design, she spent over 5 years in New York City designing & art directing in digital media & entertainment advertising, most recently for Broadway theatre. She currently runs her own independent studio in Los Angeles.

Work Experience

The Creative Office Of Jillian Adel

Letterer, Art Director, Designer

Lettering, branding, art direction & design.
October 2014 - Present Los Angeles, California, United States

AKA Advertising

Senior Designer & Typography Specialist

Specializing in branding & typography.
February 2013 - October 2014 New York, New York, United States

Alloy Digital

Graphic Designer

Visual design for digital properties and marketing.
November 2011 - New York, New York, United States


Syracuse University: S.I. Newhouse School Of Public Communications

B.S. Graphic Design

• Minor: Music History
• GPA: 3.2
• Dean’s List: Spring & Fall 2005


• The Bang Project: Founder/Director, 2007–08.
• University Concert Board: Art director, 2007–08. Booking, 2006–07.
• University Promotions: Art director, 2006-07.
August 2004 - May 2008 Syracuse, New York, United States


The Telly Awards

Art Direction, "The Glass Menagerie" TV Spot



Compositing, Ftp, Sewing, Typography, Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Indesign, Apparel Design, Branding And Identity, CSS, Hand Lettering, HTML, Microsoft Office, Screenprinting, Title Design, User Interface Design, Vector Illustration ,

Collaborations & Accolades

• Telly Award, Art Direction of The Glass Menagerie Broadway
• TypeFight Winner
• Weapons of Mass Creation Fest 2013, Featured Designer
• Artcrank NYC 2013 & Interbike 2012, Contributing Designer
• Quite Strong’s Lust List
• Lettercult’s Best of 2010