Jessica Oostergo is a Set and Costume Designer from Vancouver, BC. She is a freelance artist with skills ranging from design to scenic painting, puppetry, carpentry, hat and mask building, creative collaboration, and much more. She has been a company member of Bard on the Beach since 2011, and worked as the Assistant Head of Wardrobe for 7 seasons.
Recently Jessica had the opportunity to study Interaction Design at Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Here she gained more tools to create interface designs, produce user research, and build coding for apps and websites. She now melds her past knowledge with fresh UX and UI practices to create products that are not only efficient and intuitive, but also evoke visual stimulation of any user.
Past theatre production credits include The Amaryllis (Firehall/Search Party), Le Merveilleux Voyage (Théâtre la Seizième), The Marvelous Wonderettes (Chemainus Theatre Festival), House and Home (Firehall), It's a Wonderful Christmas-ish Holiday Miracle (Arts Club), Anonymous (Studio 58), The Father (The Search Party), Mother of the Maid (Pacific Theatre), The Foreigner (Chemainus Theatre Festival), and Kim's Convenience (Pacific Theatre/ArtsClub).
Jessica worked on the hit tv show, The Magicians (SYFY/NBC), for various episodes of seasons 2-4 as a costume cutter and builder. She also recently built costumes for various commercials and music videos including Black Licorice for Peach Pit, I Knew You When for Marianas Trench, Vessel for Royal, and Flirting with Death, a VPD PSA.
Jessica is a two-time Jessie Richardson Award Winner, and five-time nominee. Her theatrical designs have been seen on tour across Canada.
Jessica is a graduate of Studio 58, a member of ADC 659, and a sister status member of IATSE 891 Costume and Art Departments.