Jim McDermott - Little Golden Books Illustrator
Jim McDermott (June 24, 1960, Lowell, Massachusetts) is a New Hampshire-based artist who has illustrated for animation, magazines and comic books.
After graduating in 1982 from Boston's New England School of Art and Design (now part of Suffolk University), McDermott headed West where he held a position as the staff illustrator for a publishing firm before entering the animation industry. For Columbia Pictures Television/DiC Entertainment's animated The Real Ghostbusters (1986-91), McDermott created concept drawings and designed characters, props and backgrounds. Leaving California after a decade, he did freelance work in Texas before returning to New England in 1993.