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Testing Javascript

August 2019

Original illustrations & art direction for Kent C. Dodd's Testing Javascript course


At the beginning of 2018, Kent C. Dodds came to our team at egghead with an ambitious project. A collection of 8 courses bundled into a single online learning platform – all of them focused on techniques for testing Javascript code.

I led the art direction and created illustrations for the project, while my fantastic design partner Vojta Holik did all the UI and development work.



The testing trophy illustration became the central visual identity for the course.

We ended up using it as the featured image on the landing page, and across social media graphics.





Our Open Graph cards for social media platforms



Module Illustrations

The course included eight modules that each needed an individual illustration.

To make sure they all felt like a unified set, I established a common colour palette, and consistent shape language for all of these.


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