• jessica ticchio •


Jessica Ticchio was born in 1994 in Sydney, Australia.
She is THE LEAD DESIGNER AT studio messa (experiential & graphicS design,
who enjoys illustration & photography in her spare time.

Her skills include concept ideation & creative direction, research & development, print and digital design (branding, publication layouts, realistic mock ups & styling, image retouching), Squarespace website design, illustration, 3d renders and photography. 

In 2017, Jessica completed a Bachelor of Design at UNSW Art & Design, accruing multiple awards of excellence throughout the four year course. This includes three consecutive years on the Dean’s List, Class 1 Honours and UNSW’s University Medal for Design - “the University’s highest possible recognition of an undergraduate student” (last awarded in 2012).

Jessica has been working in the design industry since 2011, and is currently employed at Studio Messa. Over the years, she has worked at multiple studios, had her work exhibited at the Australian Design Centre (Darlinghurst) and has taught design workshops at Miami Ad School (Surry Hills).

she has worked on commercial projects for Nike, vogue, amex, grey goose and more:

American Express  •  Bacardi Mojito  •  Bombay Sapphire  •  Bondi Icebergs Club  •  Bourjois Paris  •  Bronte Rd Bistro  •  Calvin Klein  •  Grey Goose  •  Fairfax  •  Jameson  •  Little Creatures  •  Marc Jacobs  •  Mercedez-Benz  •  Moro  •  Nike  •  Paspaley  •  Penfolds  •  Perrier Jouet  •  Purple Sneakers  •  Rimmel London  •  Rowers On Cooks River  •  Splendour In The Grass  •  The Star Casino  •  St-Germain  •  Vivid Sydney  •  Vogue  •  Woodford Reserve  •  and more

whilst simultaneously pursuing a number of personal projects:

Double Vision • The Bones & The Bees  •  'Melt' Illustration Series + Zine  •  The Coralite  +  The Coralite Book  •  Gee Whiz Grip  •  Heavy Daze EP Artwork  •  Freelance Illustration  •  Photography


Find out more:

• The Loop Profile
• Instagram
• LinkedIn Profile
download CV (last updated 2017)
& please feel free to direct any enquiries to jessicaticchio@gmail.com



'17 • Awarded the University Medal for Design, UNSW Art & Design
(First recipient of this medal since 2012)
'16 • Graduated from UNSW Art & Design with a Bachelor of Design with Class 1 Honours
'16 • Selected for the "Designing Bright Futures" Exhibition (Australian Design Centre)
'16 • The Dean's Award for Academic Excellence, UNSW Art & Design
'15 • The Dean's Award for Academic Excellence, UNSW Art & Design
'15 • "Value Your Mind" Exhibition - 2nd place award, Student Minds UNSW
'14 • The Dean's Award for Academic Excellence, UNSW Art & Design
'13 • “Art On Paper” Art Award, Youngest Finalist (Hazelhurst Galley, Gymea)
'12 • “Art Rules” Art Award Finalist (Hazelhurst Galley, Gymea)
'12 • 8th in NSW for HSC Studies of Religion 1
'12 • Premier’s Award for HSC All-Round Excellence
+ Speaker on Catholic Education Office’s HSC Student Panel
'12 • 1st Place School Medals for HSC Business Studies, HSC General Maths, HSC Studies of Religion 1;
2nd Place School Ranking in HSC Information Processing & Technology;
3rd Place School Ranking in HSC Visual Art


'18 • The Naptown Collective Feature
(following our collaboration on the "DOUBLE VISION" shirt)

'17 • "Print & Staple" Micro Zine Fair
Goodspace Gallery, Chippendale
(selling my zine "MELT")

'17 • "Lucky I'm A Lady" Group Exhibition
Goodspace Gallery, Chippendale

'16 • "Designing Bright Futures" Group Exhibition
Australian Design Centre, Darlinghurst

'15 • "Value Your Mind" Group Exhibition
Student Minds, UNSW, Kensington

'14 • Menaçe Magazine Feature
(on Gee Whiz

'13 • Manifesto Magazine Feature
(on my work & process)

'13 • "Body of Narratives" Group Exhibition
CofaSpace, UNSW Paddington

'13 • 3 Saints Cafe Group Exhibition

'13 • “Art On Paper” Art Award
Hazelhurst Galley, Gymea

'12 • “Art Rules” Art Award
Hazelhurst Galley, Gymea