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JANA OTTO

Hello! I am Jana and I am a graphic designer from Germany. Feel free to take a look at my work down below! You can also learn more about me, visit my Instagram Page, buy something from my shops at Juniqe, Society6, Redbubble and Spoonflower or write me a message.
I would love to hear from you!

WORKWORKWORK

DOODLES & PATTERNS

Some personal work – whenever I can find some free time I love to draw and create patterns. They are used as surface patterns, prints or for wedding invitations. I post them on Instagram regularly, if you want to stay updated you can follow me there!



MADE IN

My bachelor thesis – an atlas about ancient trade roads. All maps have been cut out of paper and photographed. The information about the roads have been overlayed digitally.



PANOPTICON

A game designed for the exhibiton Tredecimtopie in April 2017. The rules are simple: You roll the dice and draw a card with a very personal question, but you are only allowed to move your game piece if you answer the question on the card. The players have to decide what they prefer: sharing something personal which might make them feel uncomfortable or losing the game. Photos by Patricia Paryz.



MANIFESTO

A group project from 2017. The task was to create a work about a manifesto of our choice and to print it on the Risograph. We decided to make a book and divide into six parts, each part was designed by one group member. I chose a manifesto by Rob Ryan, combined with a text by Ned Markosian.



BOXHORN #31

BOXHORN is the magazine of FH Aachen's design faculty. In a group of 10 people we were not only responsible for both the appearance and content, but also for the management. I made several illustrations (including the cover) and layouts. Printed in an edition of 500.



FLORA

An illustrative work for BOXHORN magazine in collaboration with Dominik Rau.

ABOUT JANA

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Jana Otto

2016 – now
University of Applied Sciences Hamburg
MA Communication Design
Editorial Design

2012 – 2016
University of Applied Sciences Aachen
BA Communication Design
Editorial Design & Illustration

2010 – 2012
SAE Cologne
Web Design & Development Diploma

2001 – 2010
Städtisches Gymnasium Eschweiler
A Levels (bilingual English/German)

*1991 in Aachen



May 2016 – now
Jana Otto Illustration & Grafikdesign
Freelancer

November 2017 – now
Joachim Herz Stiftung
Student Assistant

March 2016 – June 2016
Atelier Haven
Trainee

February 2014 – March 2014
Ryantown HQ
Assistant

September 2013 – July 2015
InHouse Agency FH Aachen
Student Assistant

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