Jernej Stritar graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana (ALUO) in 2005. Before graduating, he worked as a freelance designer for several years.
He received his first major award during his studies at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design (ALUO). A cover page he designed for the American visual communications magazine Print was ranked third among cover pages from all over the world. He has received numerous recognitions and awards. In 2007, he designed a corporate identity for Tricikel, which was included on the list of The Best of European Design in the American magazine Print. He is also a co-founder of the IlovarStritar visual communications studio and the Dmagazin, website on design theory.