About me

Jon has illustrated over 30 children's books, packaging, greetings cards and posters for many publishers including Methuen, Macdonald, Michael O'Mara, interactive BBC Jam (animation art), BBC Cbeebies, Sainsburys (Christmas designs 2006), Tesco (Easter eggs), 85 Four/Dubai Health Authority, Paperchase,Early Learning Centre (Birthday Club gift pack as well as online games), Leapfrog San Fransisco, Michael O'Mara, John Brown Citrus, Yellow Door, FoxKaloMaski and WelcometoSocial. Jon also designs greetings cards for Thortful where over 3000 of his designs have been sold to date.

Jon designed in-store Christmas graphics for Mothercare and has been a freelance illustrator for BBC Children's Magazines since 2000.

Jon also Lectures degree Design and illustration at East Sussex College and University of Brighton (Design for Digital Media)


childrens illustration, Packaging Design

Sector Experience

Packaging, Publishing


e-mozioni Grafiche Bologna 2002


85four, BBC Magazines, Cambridge University Press, Dubia Health Authority, Ella's Kitchen, Fox Kalomaski, Immediate Media, John Brown Citrus, KJA Artists, Leapfrog San Francisco, Michael O'Mara, Mothercare/ELC, Nestlé, Paperchase, Sainsburys, thortful

Currently No Recommendations
Annual 2018 ShortlistDe La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill - Poster/Print/MercandiseIllustration Annual 2017 ShortlistThe Royal Sovereign LighthouseIllustration
Top 25 Cartoonist Project featured:Owl and the Pussycat
on 21st October 2015
Project featured:Santa Metropolitan
on 18th November 2015
Project featured:Greetings Card for thortful
on 17th December 2015
Project featured:Battle Abbey , East Sussex Print
on 3rd June 2016
Project featured:The Royal Sovereign Lighthouse
on 6th December 2016
Project featured:Beardy Men Greetings
on 20th January 2017
Project featured:Spooky House
on 12th October 2017
Project featured:Santa Beards (remix 2017 version)
on 23rd November 2017
Project featured:Greetings Card Christmas in Paris
on 1st December 2017
Project featured:De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill - Poster/Print/Mercandise
on 28th August 2019

Jonathan Higham has been a Contributor since 21st October 2018.

Invite x3
Perm, Freelance, Temp-Perm, Part time
Skill Level
English, French
Creativepool member since 2 September 2014