Jonathan Hill was born in Sheffield, England in 1971. He graduated from Newcastle College of Art & Design in 1994. His profession began working as a freelancer, designing event graphics for local music clubs and gig venues. In 1999 he moved to London to joined Mainartery; an ideas-led studio working solely for the music industry. During the next few years Jonathan refined his craft as a graphic designer producing a variety of highly conceptual music packaging.