Author Archive

make a stink

I did the graphics for this ‘Make A Stink’ Facebook game built by Rechord for Unicef. Players use the hose to squirt the bacteria and clean up the grubby bathroom.

concept sketches

I do a lot of concept images and storyboards, particularly for interactive experiences in museums and retail environments. Here are a few of them produced for various proposals and pitches.

ballistic balance game

Screenshots of an educational flash game prototype I designed and built for Full On Entertainment, the end client was Disney.

consequences characters

A series of Southpark styled images of world leaders, ordinary people and animals for an online game about climate change produced for Greenpeace by Rechord.

ECP balloons

I did the graphics for this animated campaign microsite produced by Rechord for End Child Poverty.


I’ve drawn a lot of maps for magazines like CNN traveller and BMI Baby, here’s a few of them.

chrisitian aid xmas

I made the graphics for these interactive online Christmas cards produced by Rechord for Chrisitan Aid. The graphic elements can be dragged onto the card to create your own design.


Character designs for a ‘sword and sandals’ video game by Perpetual Entertainment.


Here’s a series of poker themed images that I did for Coolplayer magazine.

richard quest

A rendering of Richard Quest the CNN anchorman at the airport, produced for CNN by Ink Publishing.

shorts garden

Concept images for a project to turn a cellar in Shorts Garden in London into an event venue.

lancia in printemps

Sound reactive animations, part of an installation of a Lancia Ypsilon car in Printemps department store Paris produced by The Big Space.


Here are some screenshots from a website produced for the Vegetarian Society by Rechord. The site featured a ‘butchers diagram’ style cat which I animated in Flash.

ankana interior sketches

Concept sketches for interior design of Anakana restaurant in Old Street, London.

anubeion characters

Character designs for Anubeion video game by Full On Entertainment.


Handset images for a Vodafone presentation by Kioken UK.

your ocean

Screenshots from the animated Your Ocean installation at Greenwich Maritime Museum.

GWR games

Character designs for a game concept for Guinness World Records.

mind n seek

I designed characters (see sketches below) and then built the pixel characters for an online game called Mind N Seek produced by Holler for The Department of Health.

allergic characters

Character designs for a 3D short film called ‘Allergic’ by Anthony Hodgson of PDI.

morgan stanley

Some banker characters I drew for a Morgan Stanley presentation produced by Kioken UK.

CNN manga

A series of manga style images produced for CNN Traveller magazine.

House illustrations

50’s horror movie poster style characters for an online campaign for British Gas produced by Tribal DDB.

Observer Illustrations

A cartoon of Mariella Frostrup for an Observer online travel article.

Virgin Holidays game

Characters for an online game built for Virgin Holidays by Holler.

Levis Flash Ad

Background images for an online campaign built by Lateral for Levi Strauss.

Coolpayer football illustrations

‘Diver’ editorial illustration for Coolplayer magazine ‘Psychic Commentator’ editorial illustration for Coolplayer magazine

Quick Draw Joe

Here are some examples of my recent illustration work. The stuff is a mixture of print and online projects, character design jobs and stills from interactives and animations. There's vector and pixel art as well as traditional media.

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Joe Stephenson