Janny Ji
Remote vs. Non-Remote: a visual narrative

Un-commissioned | New Talent

Why did you make this work:
Use motion graphics and create a visual essay to explain a complicated subject.

How was the illustration used:
in motion graphics

How did you make this work:
How does time usage differ between remote and non-remote workers? Based on Nathan Yau’s article “Remote Workers vs. Non-Remote Workers,” this project visually represents how much time these two types of workers spend on travel, personal care, dining and working.

Commissioner Company :
Maryland Institute College of Art

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Maryland Institute College of Art
Motion Graphics
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Janny Ji is currently an MFA candidate at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Originally from China, she came to the US in 2011 to pursue her dream to become an artist. She was trained as an illustrator and painter at the Rhode Island School of Design, where she earned a BFA degree. After working with traditional media, she discovered graphic design during her first job and decided to start on a new path. She enjoys learning through experimenting, failing, and iterating in the boundless world of graphic design. She explores typography, visual storytelling, and critical thinking through a range of media in her design practice. Janny’s work has been recognized by the ADC, TDC, Graphis, STA, Adobe, GDUSA, Applied Arts, 3×3 Illustration, and the Society of Illustrators.