Like the famous holiday triumvirate formed by Hermey, Rudolph and Yukon Cornelius, Jayro partnered up with John Hartwell of Hartwell Studio Works, and Sean Forman of Baseball-Reference.com to produce this fun sports-themed holiday promotion.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Shortstop serves as a special followup installment to Hartwell Studio Works’ popular seasonal Holiday League – sports teams and mascots based on major holidays. The plan was hatched in a secret frosty lair one morning by our own Yukon Cornelius (John Hartwell) in order to bring some warm holiday cheer to all the girls and boys, and Jayro was more than thrilled to be a part of the merriment.
The character illustration and front layout was created by Jayro. John Hartwell did a phenomenal job with the design of the card and subsequent integration with the Holiday League and Sean Forman added a delightful mix of info and baseball-themed cheer to the stats on the back and for the special Rudolph page on Baseball-Reference.com.
Three glowing cheers to all, and Happy Holidays to you and yours from Jayro Design & Illustration!
The Creative Calling is a Tumblr featuring creative people who get paid to do what they love. Recently they interviewed Jayro to ask some questions about Jay’s artistic origins, his Ringling College of Art & Design roots, and how he came to obtain a monkey butler and bodyguard. Check out the interview and a handful of other talented folks here:
We’ve been extremely busy this year at Jayro. One thing we’ve been doing a lot of lately is icon design and illustration. Here is a small sampling of the many icons that have been completed in different styles for different clients in both print and digital. Many of these projects required a large number of icons to design in a consistent style and approach.
In addition to UI icons, computer desktop icons, and print icons, we have been working on icon sets and design elements for licensing and consumer products. Currently those have not been released to the public, so we’ll save those for a later post when we’re able to share. See below for additional project details and contact us if you need help with icons for your particular project!
Jayro once again partnered with Farmer Johnson, Lance Blair and Audiocam Music to produce custom overview videos for PeopleMatter, a web-based workforce management platform. PeopleMatter came to Jayro with existing infographics that they wanted to animate to tell their story and give their prospects a better sense of their product. Jayro collaborated with PeopleMatter on the script then storyboarded and directed the animation, music and voice-over.
Ryan Glushkoff of PeopleMatter said, “Jay and his team at Jayro Design were an absolute pleasure to work with. They took care to understand who we are as a company and what message we wanted to convey. From planning to execution, they consistently over-delivered with high quality product. And most importantly, they were extremely receptive to incorporating our feedback. I would definitely recommend them and look forward to working with them again.”
For the launch of Monsters University today, the Pixar Times Blog curated an online show of Monsters Mashups. Dozens of artists participated and combined Monsters University/Monsters Inc. with their favorite shows, movies and other ephemera. Jayro chose to mashup Mike Wazowski with the iconic Little Orange Bird from the Sunshine Tree Terrace at Walt Disney World.
Check out all the amazing work starting here!
This project was created for Cartoon Network Latin America as a joint program with Un Kilo de Ayuda, a non-profit organization in Mexico that raises awareness and funds for children’s hunger and nutrition issues throughout Mexico. This school day planner/calendar was sold at retail and a portion of the proceeds were used to fund programs and aid. This project was completed in 2011 under the art direction of Ana Bustios-Tuesta. We are proud to share these now that samples have become available.
Once again Marist School contacted Jayro to create an illustration for the Last Word feature in their quarterly Marist Matters alumni magazine. This quarter’s article is about a clerical error and typo that lead to the discovery that the publication was actually founded a year later than previously thought. As a result, the magazine magically gained an extra year in advance of celebrating their 40th anniversary. Jayro sought to create an illustration that took a light-hearted approach to match the tone of the article.
Thanks again to Novelette Brown for the opportunity!