Born and raised in Penang, Jona Lim is a graphic designer, visual artist and aspiring musician. Armed with a degree from the University of West England and a POCKET OPERATOR, he has taken the KL design scene one beat at a time, strumming his way to beautifully crafted graphics, still or moving, whilst experimenting in various mediums and disciplines.

Buzz Jona at +6016 893 1098 if you need O Negative Blood, or drop him a message at jjonalim@gmail.com if you want to have a friendly chat.

EXPERIENCE
Currently — Fictionist Studio — Art Director 
2017 — Dentsu-LHS — Creative Hybrid 
2016 — Pentagram - Naresh Ramchandani— Intern
2016 — 
An Extension — Degree Show Publication Team
2015 — 
Burohappold Engineering — Design Intern
2014 — 
George Town Festival
Creative Designer

EDUCATION
2018 — Typography Summer School 2018
Typography Summer School New York 

2016 — BA (Hons) Graphic Design — awarded First-Class Honours
University of the West of England 

2014 — Diploma in Advertising & Graphic Design
The One Academy Penang



AWARDS
2016 — ISTD Membership
2016 — Best International Student in The Finis Awards

2014 — City of Dreams Competition Winner
2013 — Youth Creative Short Film Contest — Top 10 Finalist

GIGS
2019 — REXKL — REXKL Flower Market 2019
2018 —
fono KL — YOU! ME! DANSU!
2014 — 
KL Live Fact — Opening for Dae Kim Solace

2014 — fono KL — Dae Kim Solace

EXHIBITIONS / FEATURES
2018 — F-series #2 — Three Legged Pair 
2018 — Ubanscapes, Zhongshan Building Weekender — Emotion Promotion 
2017 — F-series #1 — Radical Claws 
2017 — Behance Graphic Design 
2017 — Crack Magazine — Issue 72 
2016 —
D&AD New Blood Festival
2016 — UP YOURS — Bush House

2016 — Over & Under : Place of Bridge 
2015 — Bristol Comic & Zine Fair @ The Station

2014 — Standing Out Art & Design Showcase


Full CV available upon request