Julia Ysabela Fernandez


Get to know me.

Headshot by Mackenzie Elizabeth (@kenzielizsmith)

Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.
— Conan O'Brien

A Day In My Life


Julia (Hoo-Lee-Yah) Ysabela Fernandez is a graphic designer and actress based in San Francisco, California. She is pursuing her BFA in graphic design in the Academy of Art University and is a part-time actress. Julia also takes on freelance graphic design projects in her spare time.

Please navigate to the separate pages to view her acting and graphic design portfolios individually.


Feature, ‘Music Festival Poster’, 79 New Montgomery Gallery, 2017
Nomination, Rita Moreno High School Musical Honors for Best Supporting Actress as Aunt Eller in ‘Oklahoma!’, 2017



Resident Assistant January 2018–Present
Campus Living Villages

  • Assists in management in the administration of Village tasks including, but not limited to administrative, maintenance, and Residence Life

  • Enhances students’ opportunities for academic success, engagement, and appreciation of their university experience

Social Media Intern Summer 2018
Zak’s Diner, Zak’s Cantina, The Grand Pizzeria and Metropolitain Brasserie, Ottawa, Canada

  • Created social media content for all 4 of the restaurants’ individual social media accounts on Instagram & Facebook

  • Posted and interacted with management to create successful client engagement both online and in-person

Freelance Graphic Designer July 2016–Present
Clients include: Firefall eLearning, Anja Kotar
Find projects here

Freelance Screen-Actress September 2017–Present
Features include: Norman Rockwell in VR: The Four Freedoms, How to Be Cool by Anja Kotar, 1955 Music Video by CSTLBLK (coming soon), and I Am Going to Paris by Murat Yeszhan
Find projects here

Most Proud of

My Work Ethic
My Creative Capacity
My Personal Growth


Creativity, time-management, persuasion, collaboration, adaptability


Typography, UX/UI, Creative directing


Adobe Illustrator
Adobe XD
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Premiere
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Sketch
Adobe Lightroom

Microsoft Office Tools

Minolta X-700
Canon Rebel TXI


BFA Graphic Design, Academy of Art University, 2021


Provided upon request