Jared Nickerson is a professional digital illustrator originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia. With various moves westward across North America he is now based in Seattle, WA. Jared is co-founder of renowned vector community, Blood Sweat Vector, (BSV for short). His main focus is branding, character, logo, video-game, editorial, product design, and textile design. He also specializes in art direction and consulting. His client list includes Nike, Adidas, Coca-cola, Activision, K2 Snowboards, CultureClub, Virgin, and Microsoft, to name a few.
From early 2008 until late 2010 Jared was Art Director for Berlin-based clothing label, laFraise. As well as being an illustrator, Jared is also a music producer, song writer, and vocalist. His hobbies include travelling the world, photography, collecting classic anime robots, and playing with his two pure-bred Pugs ‘Persephone’ and ‘Apollonia’ (also known as “The Fur Children” or “Sisters of Destruction”).
Jared’s motto is “Create art for yourself and in time everyone else will follow.”