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  • Houston Trueblood

    Illustration // Design // Art Direction

    New York, NY

I'm an illustrator and graphic designer with a broad creative skill set, a head for strategy, and a knack for holistic design. I'm also pretty handy with a ping-pong paddle.

Work Samples

  • Brazilian Classics

  • Atticus James

  • Posters

Work History

EXPERIENCE Houston Trueblood Studio — New York, NY (2010–Present) Offering services in illustration and graphic design to clients including: HarperCollins Publishers, Johnson & Johnson, One Kings Lane, Sandboxr, Park City Magazine, Pod1, Americord Registry, BYU Department of Visual Arts Johnson & Johnson — New York, NY (2010–2012) Graphic designer. Working closely with global marketing partners to produce brand-appropriate package designs from concept to execution for Johnson & Johnson consumer brands; utilizing typography, illustration, art direction, brand strategy, presentation design and print production. BYU Publications & Graphics — Provo, UT (2006–2010) Image specialist. Worked closely with graphic designers and photographers to ensure visual quality and color accuracy of images through color correction, retouching, scanning, color profiling, and large-format printing. SKILLS Exceptional abilities in illustration and traditional media techniques Holistic design approach: combining concept, strategy, content, and image Strong conceptual thinking and ideation Thorough understanding of print design workflow Highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (6) Strong ability to learn and adapt quickly Fluent Portuguese/Spanish comprehension EDUCATION BFA Illustration, Brigham Young University, April 2010


Brigham Young University



Merit Award, 3x3 Magazine, 2010 Work accepted into AIGA 100 show, SLC chapter, 2010 NYC Society of Illustrators Achievement Award, 2009 Merit, Creative Quarterly, 2009