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'.
IE Microsoft Mural: Jared was commissioned by Plexipixel to create an installation, in his signature style, inside of the new IE building at the Microsoft HQ in Bellevue, WA. (Agency: Plexipixel, Client: Microsoft, 2013)