Jessie Bui

Humanities and Sciences


Jessie Kate is a designer, writer and design mentor living in Los Angeles.

For the last three years she has been leading a five-author/artist team in the creation of an educational book on narrative costume design techniques for animation, games and illustration, entitled Talking Threads (to be published through Design Studio Press).

Specializing in using personality psychology to develop authentic character arcs and immersive costume designs, she guides her readers and mentees through narrative analysis, practical research methodology, character concept development, and costume design.

She co-instructs History of Fashion at ArtCenter College of Design with Gwyn Conaway.