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Andrew Mirakian

Senior Art Director // Designer // Illustrator

Kansas City, MO, USA
913.515.9124
As an Senior Art Director, Designer and Illustrator at Two West, I work in a fast-paced, team environment, where I lead, manage and design projects within the interactive, motion and traditional space. While at Two West, I have had the opportunity to work on interactive experiences and a variety of innovative projects and campaigns for household brands that include Sprint, LG Electronics, AMC Theatres, Sylvan Learning Centers and The Roasterie.
Experience
Kansas City, MO, USA
Mar 2014Present
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.
USA
Sep 2011Mar 2014
Interactive 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.
Kansas City, MO, USA
Jun 2008Sep 2011
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.
Overland Park, KS, USA
May 2006Aug 2006
Design Intern
Worked with a team of creatives to develop kid-focused, brand marketing materials
for companies in the casual dining and fast-food industires.
Education
Manhattan, KS, USA
Aug 2004May 2008
B.F.A. - Graphic Design
Florence, Italy
Jan 2006May 2007
Study Abroad Experience. Program focused on High Renaissance Art History, Design and Illustration.
Awards
2013
American Advertising Federation (AAF)
Gold Addy
2011
American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards
Gold Addy
Skills
 
Art Direction, Branding, Identity Design, Illustration, Interactive Design, Motion Design