Janis Ahn

Lecturer | BFA Graphic Design


Janis Ahn is a graphic designer and creative director based in Los Angeles. She received her BFA from Otis College of Art and Design in 2018 and has worked with education focused clients such as The Natural History Museum and SCI-Arc, and as of recent building her work in the direct to consumer industry for brands such as Our Place, Bala, Jinx, Lola, Parade, Smalls, and more for design, creative production, and consultation needs. Her personal practice focuses on how design intersects with community building and hospitality, having experience branding and building her previous company, Hanok Coffee.

Clients/Employment History:

Senior Graphic Designer → Design Director
→ Associate Creative Director, Design
Aug 2020 — Current

Public Recreations Cafe
Los Angeles, CA
Co-founder & Creative Director
Coming Soon

Our Place
Los Angeles, CA
Graphic Designer → Graphic Designer
Apr 2020 — Aug 2020

Los Angeles, CA
Graphic Designer
June 2018 — Nov 2019

Production Club
Los Angeles, CA
Graphic Designer
Feb 2018 — May 2019

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Assistant Designer
June 2018 — Feb 2019

Mistress Agency
Santa Monica, CA
Design Intern → Junior Designer
May 2017 — June 2018