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Jillian Adel

Graphic Designer

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.
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Oct 2014Present
Letterer, Art Director, Designer
Lettering, branding, art direction & design.
New York, NY, USA
Feb 2013Oct 2014
Senior Designer & Typography Specialist
Specializing in branding & typography.
New York, NY, USA
Nov 2011
alloy digital
Graphic Designer
Visual design for digital properties and marketing.
Syracuse, NY, USA
Aug 2004May 2008
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.
Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Indesign, Apparel Design, Branding And Identity, CSS, Compositing, Ftp, HTML, Hand Lettering, Microsoft Office, Screenprinting, Sewing, Title Design, Typography, 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
The Telly Awards
Art Direction, "The Glass Menagerie" TV Spot