Biographical Information







I'm Jennifer

Jennifer Daniel is a visual journalist at the New York Times where she designs diagrams, builds interactive graphics, and illustrates all kinds of things including but not limited to government shut down, how to fix the economy, and anthropomorphic basketballs. 

Jennifer Daniel is a graphics editor at the New York Times. She’s also been known to design and illustrate on occasion. Her picture book, “Space!” is an exploration of science through graphics and is pretty good. Buy it. If your kid likes it maybe you’ll like her new book, “The Origin of Almost Everything” coming out in the Fall of 2016. If you’re still reading this bio congratulations, you win a prize.

Very Long Think Piece
Jennifer Daniel is a designer, editor, and illustrator. Her work has since been published in a all the magazines and recognized by many fancy awards. Jennifer teaches Visual Narratives for SVA master’s program and occasionally speaks at design conferences. Two years ago Jennifer moved from Brooklyn to San Francisco but still has all her clocks set to New York time.


Maryland Institute,
College of Art

Bachelor of Fine Arts



Selected Clients

The New York Times, The New Yorker,  Vanity Fair, Wired, The Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, Fortune, The Walrus, New York Magazine, The Walrus, Google, Sony Pictures, Good Magazine, Lucky Peach, Y&R, BBDO, Velib (Paris' Bike Sharing Program), Nike, The Intercept

Recent Awards & Recognition

2015 Society of Illustrators, Excellence in Animation, Excellence in Editorial Art
2015  American Illustration, Selected Work
2014   Society of Illustrators, Excellence in Animation, Excellence in Editorial Art
2014   Society of New Design, Silver Medal, 4th Down Bot
2014  American Illustration, Excellence in Editorial Art
2013   Society of Illustrators, Excellence in Editorial Art
2013   Society of Publication Designers, Infographics Gold
2012   Society of Publication Designers, Magazine of the Year
2012   ASME’s Best Magazine
2012   D&AD’s Gold Pencil, Steve Jobs Issue
2012   Society of News Design Gold
2012   Art Director’s Club, Gold Cube
2010   Type Director’s Club, judge's choice
2009   Art Director’s Club, Young Guns title
2009   Print Mag, Best New Visual Artist

Recent Visiting Artist Lectures and Workshops

2016 May, 99u New York City
2016 April, Society of Publication Design, San Francisco
2015  October, Creative Mornings, San Francisco
2015  October, Point Oh, Brooklyn
2015 March, CCA, San Francisco
2015 April 23, Portland State University
2015 March, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
2014  October 11, CCA, San Francisco
2014  October 16, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
2014   ICON, Zine workshop with Kate Bingaman-Burt Portland
2014   School of Visual Arts, New York
2014   Society of New Design, Syracuse, New York
2013   Society of Publication Designers, Louisville, Kentucky
2013   Malofeij, Barcelona
2013   Hall of Femmes, Stockholm
2013   MiMaster Illustration, Milan
2013   AIGA, St. Louis
2013   AIGA, Minneapolis
2012   Designers & Books, New York
2012   Post Illustration with Christoph Niemann, Nicholas Blechman, Parsons New School, New York

Recent Publications

Pattern Sketchbook with Chronicle Books, by Shayna Kulik, Chronic Books, Fall 2016
Think Like a Great Graphic Designer, by Steven Heller and Gail Anderson, Spring 2016
Raw Data, by Steven Heller and Rick Landers, Oct 2014

Space, Templar Publishing, London, Fall 2014
Infographics, Gestalten, Spring 2014,
Best American Infographics, Volume 1, Summer 2014
Designing News, Gestalten, Fall 2013, Edited by Francesco Franchi
Best American Infographics, introduction by David Byrne, Oct. 2013
The Where, the Why, and the How, Chronicle Books, 2012
365: Year in Design, by American Institute of Graphic Arts, 2011

Recent Exhibitions

2016,  Group Show, Society of Illustrators, New York
2015,  Group Show, Hotel De Ville, Paris
2015,  Group Show, Society of Illustrators, New York
2014   Group Show, Bold Type, The New York Times, New York
2014  Group Show, Process, University of Missouri
2013   Group Show, Velib Exhibition, Grand Palais, Paris
2012   Group Show, Art Crank, San Francisco
2012   Group Show, Graphic Design: Now in Production, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis 

Recent Interviews







What the Internet is Saying

Book By Its Cover
Jennifer Daniel's Sketchbook

Mag Culture
At  Work With Jennifer Daniel

Under Consideration
For Print Only



Chat with Chris Rubino

Society of Publication Designers
Interview with Ward Sutton

Dagens Inudstri

Print Magazine