Katie Jones

(aka) Kat Hayashida

7914 La Mesa Blvd. Apt 3

La Mesa, CA 91942








Hi! My name is Kat and I am a Professional Freelance Illustrator who thrives on coffee. I've worked under DC's YoungAnimal comics and BOOM! Studios. 

Wichita State University                                       

Attended 2009, Graduated in 2014
Degree in Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art: Emphasis in Drawing
Studied Graphic Design, Conceptual Art, Studio Art, Minor in Communications 


Butler Community College                                 

Attended in 2007, Graduated in 2009
Associates Degree in Science

Career History:

Artist-Freelance Illustrator

July 2016-Present

DC Entertainment

Pencils and Inks for DC's Young Animal Series SHADE THE CHANGING GIRL  Issue #12 (backstory) 2017

Illustrative work for Wonder Woman



Boom! Studios

Pencils and Inks for STEVEN UNIVERSE Issue #13 TBA 2018

Cover work for STEVEN UNIVERSE TBA 2017

Adventure Time Pencils and Inks short story Issue TBA 2017

STEVEN UNIVERSE 2016 Special #1 (Illustrator & Writer)



Other Work

Q&A tester for Fourlights for the video game Defenders of Time


Concept designs for the film “In-World War” written and directed by DJ Bad Vegan, and produced by Gordon Wittmann. (Senior Art Illustrator)


Quick story boarding for Lenovo


Concept designs for Athena Virtual Productions Inc.

Worked in conceptual designs for creatures and 2D visual artwork for game interface




-Illustrative work & Writer for Boom! Studios
-Creative collaboration with customers to achieve the desired commission
-Compose illustrative work through conceptual design
-Utilizes Adobe Photoshop CS6 
-Utilizes Wacom 22HD Cintiq Tablet monitor
-Idea development
-Visual development
-Design production
-Environment/Landscape Concepts 
-Exeptional Creature Design
-Collaborates well with others

-Basic Sculptris and Maya skills 
-Basic 3D modeling 


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