Jerrod Maruyama is a freelance illustrator specializing in cute character designs and concepts. He has worked with some of the biggest brands in the business, applying his unique approach to the “kawaii” aesthetic for such beloved properties as Star Wars, Harry Potter, Batman, Stranger Things – and the list goes on. He has created global merchandise lines for Disney Parks, designed handbags for Dooney & Bourke and illustrated countless books for children of all ages. His client list includes Disney, Pixar, DreamWorks, Warner Bros, Netflix, Facebook, Target and more. Jerrod currently resides in Southern California - just down the road from Disneyland.