(Usually credited as Diego Jourdan, sometimes as Diego J. Pereira) A Uruguayan artist, Diego lives in Santiago de Chile, Chile, is mostly known for his work in licensed properties. Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, in 1977, he moved to Chile in 1991.
He was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, and moved to Santiago de Chile, Chile, in 1991, where he's lived ever since. His studies include Graphic Design (Universidad del Pacifico, Chile), and Computer Typesetting and design (F.I.T., New York City). Among the publishers he's worked for are Simon & Schuster, IDW Publishing, Nickelodeon, Mirage Studios, and Titan Magazines.
He's worked on properties such as TMNT, G.I. Joe, Transformers, Astro Boy, Ghostbusters, the Smurfs, and Disney/Pixar characters. In January 2009, he was accepted as a regular member of the National Cartoonists Society.
Recently, Diego worked on revamped, yet short-lived runs of Ivy the Terrible in The Beano (2010), and Snooty & Scamp (Lord & Lauser) in Wendy (2011). He is currently working on other projects for D. C. Thomson & Co., among them illustrations for WWE Kids Magazine, and promotional Lego City comics. At the same time, he branches out into other illustration fields, working mainly for publishers in the UK.