digital/traditional illustration, interactive design

Work Samples

  • recent

  • handmade

  • digtal illustration

Work History

MIRA ALIBEK EDUCATION: NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, New York, NY Interactive Telecommunications Program Masters of Professional Studies, May 2004 COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, New York, NY Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Design, May 1999 WORK EXPERIENCE: August 2006- Present DRAFTFCB, NYC Art Director - Working on ad campaigns (mostly Motorola) from concepting/strategy stage to overseeing production - Thinking creatively for a global brand, rolling out complex campaign ove - Communicating art direction to in-house designers as well as outside production houses Feb 2006 - August 2006 Atmosphere BBDO, NYC Art Director - Creating online advertising campaigns such as banner ads and viral sites - Overseeing junior designers and production artists - Communicating art direction to outside production houses Sept 2005 - Feb 2006 Freelance Art Director - working on projects for such companies as DraftFCB and Sparkle Labs Sept 2004 - Sept 2005, New York, NY Senior Designer - Designing websites for major VH1 shows - Creating promotional materials for VH1 and their various sponsors - Managing junior and freelance designers May 2004- Sept 2004 Heavy Inc., New York, NY Freelance Designer - Created interactive and video advertisement - Designed and coded web sites - Communicated design ideas to programmers, other designers and clients Jan 2004 - May 2004 Eyebeam Moving Image Studios, Dumbo, NY Editing Intern - Worked with a video artist Jenny Marketou on her project "Flying Spy Potatoes" - Assisted with editing Eyebeam documentary footage Feb 2002 - June 2002 TIAA-CREF, New York, NY Production Specialist - Designed and produced online projects - Developed advanced Flash templates - Analyzed web traffic statistics Jan 2001 - December 2001 MNOVAK Design, New York, NY Freelance Designer - Assisted in developing corporate brand - Produced advanced Flash and HTML templates - Developed Powerpoint presentations July 2000 - November 2000 UBO,, New York, NY Webmaster - Worked as a member of a production team for the site¹s launch - Maintained and developed the site after its launch - Oversaw production of content - Troubleshot content such as flash games and flash animation - Designed and produced ancillary projects DISTINCTIONS: 1997 Architectural drawing published in "Abstract" 96-97, GSAPP Columbia University Publication. 1998 Worked on "SNAFU," book by Lewis-Tsurumake-Lewis architectural firm, as an intern. 2003 Projects exhibited at ITP NYU Spring Show. 2004 Projects exhibited at ITP NYU Winter Show. 2004 Edited Jenny Marketou's "Spying Fried Potatoes" triptych, as Eyebeam intern 2004 Edited Jenny Marketou's "Spying Fried Potatoes: Mission 21st Street, NYC" documentary footage 2006 Exhibited at Lower East Side Printshop (open house/group exhibition), NYC 2006 8x10 Group exhibition at AG Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


B.A. at Columbia College at Columbia University; Master's at ITP/NYU