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, and textile design. He also specializes in art direction and consulting. His client list includes Nike, Adidas, Coca-Cola, Maxim Magazine, Virgin, and Microsoft, to name a few.

As well as being an illustrator, Jared is also an amateur music producer, song writer, and vocalist for his band, Dead Astronauts. His hobbies include: travel, photography, collecting classic anime robots, and playing with his two pure-bred Pugs 'Persephone' and 'Apollonia'.

Brooks Sports: Collection of Jared's footwear designs for Brooks Sports. Role included everything from full upper design, material selection, print design, branding and color design. Jared's work in this collection is showcasing shoes currently in market, with 2-3 seasons of designs in the queue to come to market. (Client: Brooks Sports, 2013-2015)