Andrea Innocent is an accomplished illustrator and character designer. Andrea has broad range of skills and experience in designing and conceptual development, professionally implementing, identities, print campaigns, web based projects, digital publishing and conceptual illustration and animation.
Andrea had an idylllic childhood climbing trees and running with dogs in the eastern suburbs. After high school she went on to study Fashion Design at RMIT, following her graduation she went on to run her own business in clothing and textile design.
Innocent then returned to school to study her Masters of Multimedia design during this time she fell in love with animation and illustration. Innocent had super itchy feet and decided to leave Australia for Japan, she worked and lived there for three years, immersing herself in the culture and creating illustrations inspired by Japan and it's stories. Upon her return in 2006 she was invited to become a member of The Jacky Winter Group and started illustrating professionally. Over the past 12 years Innocent has worked predominantly in illustration, digital design, UX and character design. Innocent also runs workshops and speaks at industry events and educational seminars and is currently writing and illustrating children's books.
And yes! Innocent is my real surname;-)
Innocent currently works alongside Chris Jacobs in Studio 5 located at Burrinja Cultural centre, Upwey with their young son and snappy corgi 'Pickles McGerkin'.
Currently represented in illustration by The Jacky Winter group my list of commercial clients include:
Publicis Mojo for Cadbury (www.freddo.com.au) and Corolla Australia
Popular Mechanics US
The Age Newspaper, Melbourne Australia
Wish Magazine, Melbourne Australia
Nylon Magazine US
Oxford University Press
Black Eye Design for Fantasia Film Festival Canada
Doozla for Plasq