Jim Tierney with Giraffe

I grew up in south-eastern Pennsylvania, and studied Illustration at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. After graduation in 2010, I worked as a cover designer at Penguin Books in New York for two and a half years.

Currently I live and work in Brooklyn as a freelance illustrator/designer. I'm married to Sara Wood, who is also an illustrator/designer. She took this picture of me with a giraffe, whose name is Jimmie.