Jill Bell lives and works in Los Angeles creating logotypes, icons and hand-lettering for advertising, packaging and entertainment, as well as doing web and print design. Jill has designed and digitized original faces for Fontek (Letraset) and ITC, Adobe, Agfa/Monotype and Linotype as well as for clientele such as Disney and Johnson & Johnson. Most of her commercial lettering work is designed to capture and retain a handwritten feel, and this is also true of the majority of her fonts such as Gigi and Smack.
Jill is a graduate of UCLA and Otis/Parsons. She worked as a calligrapher, sign painter and as a production artist for Saul Bass before going into business for herself.