Angela Jun

Angela Jun - Designer

New York, NY, USA

I’m children’s publishing art director with 22 years experience. I have experience working on picture books, middle grade, YA books.

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Overview

I have worked as Art Director at Scholastic, inc for 12 years and worked with all major publishing companies as a independent contractor. Notable accomplishment includes working on Minecraft U.S edition series-selling over 17.2 million copies in print. Focused on major bestselling book properties including Disney, Pokémon, Marvel, Nickelodeon, American Girl, DreamWorks, Lego, Bob Books, MGA Entertainment, Mattel and Hasbro. My recent work focuses on picture books, middle grade and YA books. I can design jacket, case to interior and worked with self publishers.

Languages
English
Fiction
Middle Grade
Picture Books
Young Adult

Work experience

Freelance Creative Art Director

Self-employed
December, 2018 – Present (over 1 year)

My expertise design is in Licensing and Brand design but worked at Abrams Children's publishing group/ Macmillan Children's publishing group and can design picture books, novelty, middle grade, YA and comic graphics. Licensing Book formats includes readers, guidebooks, phonics book and box, 8 x 8's, clock book, magnet book, coloring and activity books, chalk book, hexagon books, and graphic books.

Associate art director

Scholastic, Inc
May, 2005 – September, 2017 (over 12 years)

Licensing designer / art director clients include
Marvel, MGA, Lego, Nickelodeon, American Girl, Bob Book, Mattel, Sanrio, and The Pokémon Company.

Ghoulia (Book 1)

Cantini, Barbara

The Highland Falcon Thief: Adventures on Trains #1

Leonard, M. G., Sedgman, Sam, Paganelli, Elisa

The Spooky Wheels on the Bus

J. Elizabeth Mills, Ben Mantle

Dayenu! A Favorite Passover Song

Traditional, Latimer, Miriam

Bulldozer Friends (Digger Man (4))

Zimmerman, Andrea, Clemesha, David, Zimmerman, Andrea, Clemesha, David

Best Friends (Peppa Pig)

Scholastic, Eone

Loves (Molang)

Simon, Jenne

My First BOB Books: Pre-Reading Skills

Maslen Kertell, Lynn, Kertell, Lynn Maslen, Maslen, John, Hendra, Sue, Maslen, John R.

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