Nicole Kiki Jaffe

Nicole Kiki Jaffe is a graphic designer, web developer, and illustrator in Los Angeles. She enjoys working on projects with art and cultural organizations, schools, small businesses, non-profits, and artists of all kinds.

In 2018, she founded her studio, Piknik Press. She teaches Web Coding Fundamentals at Otis College.

Previously, Nicole was on the faculty at CalArts from 2015–2017 where she taught Multimedia Web. In 2014, she and Roman Jaster co-founded Yay Brigade, a studio specializing in web development and publication design. Nicole graduated summa cum laude from the University of Southern California in 2012 with a BA in Neuroscience and minors in Communication Design and Theatre.

When she’s not designing, Nicole can be found playing in her band at venues around Los Angeles, dancing in the studio, swaying in the front row at a show, knitting, thinking about food, or watching Rupaul’s Drag Race.


Website Design

Website Development

WordPress Development

UX Design

Identity Design

Publication Design

Print Design

Art Direction



Social Content


Selected Clients

Time’s Up



National CAPACD

Oakwood School

Odyssey Theatre

MAK Center for Art & Architecture

Pasadena Conservatory of Music

Blackbook Presents

Tibor de Nagy

Alexandre Gallery


Thread & Supply

Food & Bounty

Bamberger Books

LA Department of Cultural Affairs

LA County Youth Justice Work Group

LA County Alternatives to Incarceration Work Group

Directors Joey Soloway and Nina Menkes

Artists Alexandra Grant, Ann Toebbe, Carolyn Monastra, Margeaux Klein, Quintan Ana Wikswo, Rosten Woo, Sam Greenspan, Sarah McEneany, and Trevor Winkfield

Musicians Lauren Ruth Ward, Tim Schou, Alicia Blue, Ken Oak, Madison Malone, Jordan West, Abby Litman, Leila Milki, Phoebe Silva, Brett Fromson, Maffa Rico, and Gilbert Louie Ray


Web Coding Fundamentals at Otis College

Multimedia Web at CalArts


Guest Lecturer at Nassau Community College

Guest Lecturer at Otis College

Guest Lecturer at USC