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Andrew Mirakian

Associate Creative Director // Designer // Illustrator

Kansas City, MO, USA
As an Associate Creative Director, Designer and Illustrator at VML, I work in a fast-paced, team environment, where I lead, manage and design projects within the interactive, motion and traditional space.

Work Experience

Two West

Senior Art Director

Two West is an industry leading retail shopper marketing agency. With clients that include Sprint, LG Electronics, AMC Theaters and The Roasterie, Two West uses specialized expertise to forge real and meaningful bonds between brands and consumers.
March 2014 - May 2016 Missouri, United States

VML

Art Director

As an Interactive Art Director, Designer and Illustrator at VML, I designed for all mediums and platforms in both the traditional and digital space. While there, I had the opportunity to design and lead interactive experiences and innovative projects for household brands that included Southwest Airlines, Western Union, General Electric, PepsiCo, Darden Restaurants (Red Lobster, Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse), Bridgestone and MLB Player's Association.
September 2011 - March 2014 Kansas City, United States

Brockton Creative Group

Art Director

Specialized in strategic brand design, identity development, illustration and UI design for a wide-variety of clients spanning multiple industries. Worked with brands that included Allegiant Travel Company, Cosentino’s Food Stores, YMCA, Kauffman Foundation, Ferrari Level 5 Motorsports, Nebraska Furniture Mart, Nick & Jake’s Restuarant, Wil Jenny’s Bar and Grill, Blanc Burgers + Bottles, Young Variety Children’s Charity and Kansas Special Olympics.
June 2008 - September 2011 Kansas City, Missouri, United States

VML

Associate Creative Director

June 2016 - Present Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Education

Kansas State University

B.F.A. - Graphic Design

August 2004 - May 2008 Manhattan, Kansas, United States

Art School Of Florence, SACI Studio Art Centers International

Study Abroad Experience. Program focused on High Renaissance Art History, Design and Illustration.
January 2006 - May 2007 Florence, Italy

Awards

AIGA - The Professional Association For Design

Juror's Choice // Best of Design

2016

American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

Gold Addy

2016

American Advertising Federation (AAF)

Gold Addy

2013

American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

Gold Addy

2011

American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

Gold Addy

2016

Skills

Art Direction, Branding, Identity Design, Illustration, Interactive Design,