Jessie Lin is a freelance illustrator, translator and photographer from China. She studied business in college. After several years of work in purchasing, she decided to change her career to art because of her passion for it since childhood. Later she pursued her MFA in Illustration at Savannah College of Art and Design.

Now she works in several fields including children's books, book covers, editorial, surface design & etc.. She works with both traditional and digital media.

​In her spare time, Jessie loves to cook, travel, and read. She also plays a little bit Ukulele. And she is a cat lover!


Smithsonian Magazine, 5280 Magazine, Moxy Hotel, New Weekly Magazine, Lendlease, Palace Food Beijing, National Geography China, Ping An Insurance, Panasonic, Daniel Wellington, China World Summit Wing, INOHERB, Guomai, etc.

Honors & Exhibitions: 

2021 3x3 Illustration Annual No.18 | Honorable Mention

2021 World Illustration Awards | Longlist

2021 The ADC 100th Annual Awards | Shortlist 

2021 Communication Arts | Short List

2021 Associated Collegiate Press fall Clips and Clicks | First Place 

2020 Brightness Award | Theme: Freedom

2020 Creative Quarterly 61 | Runner-up 

2020 Red Dot Communication Design Awards

2020 Applied Arts Student Awards

2020 3x3 Illustration Annual No.17 | Merit

2020 Creative Quarterly 59 | Runner-up 

2020 Communication Arts | Short List

2019 iJungle Illustration Awards | Merit Awards | Books

2019 Open Studio Night SCAD

2019 Adobe Design Achievement Awards | Top Talent

2019 3x3 Illustration Annual No.16 | Merit

2019 Applied Arts Student Awards 

2019 Creative Quarterly 56 | Runner-up

2019 Mable House Exhibition

2017 Cheltenham Illustration Awards 


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