Mark Hill is a Boulder Colorado-based cartoonist and illustrator and began drawing when he was old enough to hold a crayon without also eating it. This early self-imposed dietary restriction led
to work for some school newspapers, (the pre-school newspaper was the back of a spare Pampers.)
15 years later at the University of Illinois in Urbana/Champaign, he worked at the student newspaper as a cartoonist, columnist and editor.
After college, he was a political cartoonist syndicated in the Midwest...and I then worked under contract for King Features Syndicate and Tribune Media, creating some now obscure comic strips.
His work has been appeared in over 200 publications, (including The Atlantic, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal), and has been featured on NBC's Today Show.
Mark has written and drawn cartoons and humorous illustrations for over 250 companies ranging in size from petite to XL, including several Fortune 100 companies, including Bayer, Cisco Systems, General Motors, Google, Intel, McDonalds and Time Warner.
He has also been fortunate enough to illustrate books for a variety of publishers, including MacMillan, Pearson/Prentice Hall, Penguin, Random House and Wiley, (children's books, text books and business books).
Mark has also designed designed characters for animated cartoons on Cartoon Network and designed cartoon & movie character-based "Happy Meal" toys for McDonalds and Taco Bell.
At times, he is still mildly tempted to eat/suck on his drawing utensils...but he uses a Wacom Cintiq digital drawing table now, so there is a 120 volt "incentive" not to do so. (Technology has come a long way.)
95% of his clients are outside of his home state of Colorado...so he can create something for you, no matter where you are.
The Process/How it Works:
Call or email to describe what you have in mind and I'll give you a cost and time estimate. (I may not always fit everyone's budgets, but I will try exceed your goal of quality and client
After being hired, I'll create sketches and/or ideas, and I'll email these to you for your approval. After making any needed revisions, I'll proceed with finished artwork, giving you high resolution digital files, in any format that you prefer.
I am usually booked up a week or two ahead, but I am happy to discuss your ideas now.
Feel free to visit my blog, The Dancing Moose to see what I've been up to lately
Partial Client List:
Akamai, Arista Records, The Atlantic Magazine, Bayer Pharmaceutical, BBB, (national office), Blackrock Funds, Boeing Aviation, Boarshead Meats, Cold Stone Creamery, Cisco Systems, Dartmouth University, Fidelity Investments, Google, Granite Corporation, Hearst Corp., The Home Depot, Hubspot, Intel Corporation, King Features, Kroger, McDonald's, Macmillan Publishing, Merck Pharmaceutical, Northwestern Mutual, Penguin Books, Pepsi, Prentice Hall/Pearson Press, Random House Books, Roche Pharmaceutical, Smithfield, Spyder Sportswear, Stanford Business School, SteelCase Inc., Steuben Foods, SunTrust Financial, Taco Bell, Time Warner, Towers Watson, Tribune Media, The University of Delaware, The University of Southern California, Wiley Business Books.