1. Jerrod Maruyama


    So how cute are Jerrod’s character designs? This guy can make SPAM look cute, that says it all. Jerrod studied at San Jose State University, where he received degree in Illustration. He has worked as Art Director for several companies but now it seems he is concentrating on a full-time freelance illustration career.

    His client list includes Disney, Mattel and Macmillan UK. You can see more adorable illustrations on his Dribbble page, or alternatively visit his excellent website here.