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Jake
Schlichting

Web Major

mercuryproject.io

Jake is freelance designer and front-end web developer specializing in unique identity and branding solutions for small and emerging businesses. He collaborates with clients to develop innovative campaigns that embody the unique aesthetic of each and every organization. His work experiences in New York in addition to his background as a studio artist have provided him with a distinct eye for design. In the future he looks forward to opening his own design agency and serving clients from around the world.

headshot

Jake Schlichting

Web Major
mercuryproject.io

Jake is freelance designer and front-end web developer specializing in unique identity and branding solutions for small and emerging businesses. He collaborates with clients to develop innovative campaigns that embody the unique aesthetic of each and every organization. His work experiences in New York in addition to his background as a studio artist have provided him with a distinct eye for design. In the future he looks forward to opening his own design agency and serving clients from around the world.

Welcome to Hell Cover

Prompt: create a greeting card from hell

Utilizing my knowledge of Japanese Noh Theatre I created this book cover based on a devil figure called Makai Hannya. The image references a hand carved wooden mask. The kanji on the left side of the image reads “Welcome to Hell”.

Welcome to Hell Cover

The Pacific Garbage Patch

Prompt: Create an infographic of your choice

As an environmentalist, I am greatly concerned about the current state of our oceans. In the oceans there are garbage islands that swirl in the currents, trapped in these gyres. This infographic informs and educates its viewers of this issue. Composed in Adobe Illustrator.

The Pacific Garbage Patch

RoundCare: Pet Camera

Prompt: create a B2C website based on the name RoundCare

This B2C website was a collaboration between fellow MCTC students and utilizes PHP. My personal role for this site was art direction. The color scheme, layout and the RoundCare mockups are fresh and accessible to people of all ages.

RoundCare: Pet Camera

Tesla Coloring Book Page

Prompt: create a coloring book page based off of a personal hero

Inspired by the great inventor, Nikola Tesla, I created this coloring book page. It features hand drawn illustrations from aspects of Tesla's life. They were compiled and collaged together with Adobe Illustrator.

Tesla Coloring Book Page

Adventure Time Website

Prompt: Create a website based on your favorite tv show

This Adventure Time website was created with Bootstrap and utilizes SASS. Adventure Time is a cartoon show that embodies playfulness and underlying adult humor. I wanted to create a website that is fun and exciting and that could be accessible to both adults and children alike.

Adventure Time Website