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  • Push For Kush


    Pomp&Clout

    “Water”


    SadGirl

    Acceptance


    Resist!

    Lil' Queenie


    SadGirl

    Shaun Livingston


    The FADER

    Urgent Matter


    Pink $ock

    fixations


    Gardens & Villa

    EYNTK


    The Fader

    Losing Count


    Gift Wrap

    Apple of my Eye


    Skateboard

    49 decades


    Visionaire

  • Push For Kush


    Pomp&Clout

  • “Push for Kush” is a show that follows two young entrepreneurs starting a weed delivery app. The director, Ariel Fisher, asked me to create a psychedelic animation featuring the founders, Cyrus and Max, and a retro 90's limo.
    • Art Direction
      Animation

    • 2018

  • “Water”


    SadGirl

  • Los Angeles band SadGirl reached out to me to design their first full length, titled, “Water”. Using old advertisements as my inspiration I airbrushed a rose being watered and designed the gatefold to evoke classified advertisements; using their lyrics as the copy.
    • Art Direction
      Illustration

    • 2019
      With Brendon Avalos

  • Lil' Queenie


    Sad Girl

  • Los Angeles band, Sadgirl, made a limited edition zine and flexi-disc for their single, “Little Queenie.” Being a love ballad, I illustrated idioms pertaining to romance such as: apple of my eye, ball and chain, and melt in your arms.
    • Art Direction
      Illustration

    • 2017

  • Acceptance


    Resist!

  • After the election, I illustrated my own version of the 5 Stages of Grief for Desert Island's political comic publication, “RESIST!”—RESIST! is edited and produced by Françoise Mouly, art editor of The New Yorker, and writer Nadja Spiegelman.
    • Illustration

    • 2017

  • Losing Count


    Gift Wrap

  • The artist Gift Wrap wanted to fully embrace the laidback lifestyle of the suburbs of Los Angeles. I was asked to art direct and photograph his debut album “Losing Count.”
    • Art Direction
      Photography

    • 2017
      With Brendon Avalos

  • Urgent Matter


    Pink Sock

  • Julian Rifkin is a Pop, RnB musician who goes by the moniker Pink $ock. He reached out to me to create the album art for his debut EP “Urgent Matter.”
    • Art Direction
      Illustration

    • 2017

  • 49 decades


    Visionaire

  • In celebration of their 25th anniversary, luxe art publication, VISIONAIRE, asked artists to create a “commercial” for their favorite issue. I created a looping video composed of public domain footage for their 49th issue, DECADES, to represent the cyclical nature of history.
    • Art Direction
      Editing

    • 2017

  • Shaun Livingston


    The FADER

  • The FADER asked me to animate word associations with Shaun Livingston. Being a huge bball fan, I was excited to research basketball design trends. These animations are inspired by 1970s rookie cards.
    • Art Direction
      Animation

    • 2017

  • Apple of my Eye


    Skateboard

  • Made this for a special someone's birthday. Featured on Board Pusher's website.
    • Illustration

    • 2017

  • Fixations


    Gardens & Villa

  • View the Video

    Gardens and Villa is a LA based synth-pop band. I created surreal imagery and lasers, working as the production and vfx designer, for their music video, “Fixations.”
    • Art Direction
      Editing

    • 2016
      With Austin Kearns

  • Everything You Need to Know


    The Fader

  • The FADER's interview series, Everything You Need to Know, asks artists hard-hitting questions, such as: What's your game plan for the zombie apocalypse? Would you ever dye your armpit hair? I animate the answers.
    • Animation
      Illustration

    • 2016 – 2017

  • ABOUT

  • Jess Hutchison is an Emmy nominated, Reiki Level I certified, designer, animator, and thinker based in Brooklyn.

    • Contact


      jess.a.hutchison@gmail.com









    • Clients include


      PBS


      HBO


      The Fader


      ESPN


      Comedy Central


      Vox

  • 2017 Reel