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Jay Quercia


Jay Quercia is currently working as an independent Illustrator / Art Director in Los Angeles, CA.

After failing miserably at being a touring musician, Jay began his professional career at an interactive shop called Big Spaceship in Brooklyn, NY. He also helped establish the Portland arm of Oddfellows, a small animation shop originally based out of San Francisco, CA. He has since collaborated with the likes of Gunner, Goldenwolf, Giant Ant, Refinery 29, Monocle, Wired, Nickelodeon and Google just to name a few. Jay is also a moderator of Wine After Coffee, a curated feed of noteworthy animation and motion design.

More importantly, he enjoys text-based adventure games, 90’s sitcoms and having breakfast for dinner.