Education


2013 – 2015             Masters in new media: ITP, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University.
2002 – 2006             Bachelor in graphic design: Bezalel, Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem.
2005 – 2006             Bachelor of Fine Arts – School of Visual Arts, New York.
 

Academic Appointments

2016 – Present        NYU – Adjunct Professor, ITP, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY.

2015 – 2016       Research Resident Fellowship –  ITP, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University.

  • UX design and development of collaborative web-based drawing tools for real time visual communication.
  • Interactive non-linear storytelling.
  • Study of particle systems for motion typography.

2014 – 2016        Pratt Institute – School of Design, Undergraduate Communications Design (ComD), New York, NY.

2012 – 2013             Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Undergraduate Communications Design, Jerusalem,  Israel.

 

Professional Experience

2016 -Current

Sr. Motion Designer – Google ( Adecco Contractor), New York, NY.

  • Freelance UX & senior motion designer.
  • Designing interactive experiences through motion for Google Jamboard.

 

2016

UX & Motion Designer – Local Projects, New York, NY.

  • Freelance UX & senior motion designer.
  • Designing interactive experiences through motion for museums and public spaces.

 

August 2014 –  May 2015

UX & Motion Designer – Google, New York, NY.

  • Freelance UX & motion designer for Google Search.
  • Working with Google’s UX, development and production teams.

 

2007 – Present

Creative Director and Founder – Animishmish Creative House.

 

2011 – 2013

Creative Director & VFX Supervisor – Comedy Central

“The Green Project”  – TV Show ( 2 Seasons )

Country of Broadcast: Israel, Lithuania, Uruguay, Norway, Argentina, China

 

2010 – 2011

Independent Animation Director

Heart of Glass – Skin Diary cover

Stop motion & Post production music video ( Berlin – Tel Aviv production)

Vimeo’s Staff Pick, Siggraph Animation Festival 2011,  Fantoche Animation Festival

 

2006 – 2007

Motion Design, Animation, Compositing – Primus Design & Animation

Motion design for title sequences, broadcast graphic packages and TV ads.
Favorite project : re-designing and animating Sesame Street’s ( Israel) show opener.

 

2004 – 2005

Motion Design & Animation – RhinoFX ( New York)

> Motion design & illustration for commercials, TV packaging and other motion graphics projects for leading customers.

 

Honors and Awards

Adobe Design Achievement Awards, 2015 – Animation, Semifinalist,  2015

Vimeo’s Staff Picks, “Heart of Glass” music Video, 2011

Prix Ars Electronica – Interactive Art, Honorary Mention award for Taxilink Project, 2010

FutureEverything Award nomination for TaxiLink Project, 2010

 

Exhibitions

//2016

Indiebo Festival – “Skin Deep” ( With Rosalie Yu) , Bogota, Colombia.

New York Transit Museum –  “Subway Stories” ( With Jeff Ong), Brooklyn, NY.

Tribeca Film Festival, Interactive Playground – “Skin Deep” ( With Rosalie Yu) , New York, NY.

 

//2015

Audi “City Code” Exhibition -“Collaborative Cityscapes” ( With Rosalie Yu), Beijing, China.

“Everything & More” by Rachel Rose –  Whitney Museum, New York, NY.

The Moment – Interactive Art Group Show – “Skin Deep” ( With Rosalie Yu),  Queens Museum, Queens, NY.

The Moment – Interactive Art Group Show – “Skin Deep” ( With Rosalie Yu),  New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY.

Currents New Media Festival – “Subway Stories” ( With Jeff Ong), Santa Fe, NM.

//2014

DUMBO Art Festival – “Subway Stories” ( With Jeff Ong), Brooklyn, NY.

Siggrraph Festival Art Gallery – “Subway Stories” ( With Jeff Ong), Vancouver, Canada.

ITP Spring Show 2014, New York, NY.

NYC Resistor “Subway Stories” ( With Jeff Ong), Brooklyn, NY.

Future of Storytelling Exhibition -“Subway Stories” ( With Jeff Ong), Manhattan, NY.

//2013

ITP Winter Show 2013, New York, NY.

ARS Electronica Campus – “The House of the Unhappy” ( With Lila Chitayat & Shalom Amira), Linz, Austria.

Tel Aviv Museum “Art Year” Opening – “White Tent City” ( With Lila Chitayat & Roee Kremer), Tel Aviv, Israel.

//2011

Siggraph Animation Festival  – “Heart of Glass –  Skin Diary Cover” music video, Vancouver, Canada.

Fantoche – International Animation Film Festival – “Heart of Glass –  Skin Diary Cover” music video, Baden, .

//2010

ARS Electronica Festival – “TaxiLink Project” ( With Lila Chitayat, Tal Chalozin & Michael Shynar), Linz, Austria.

//2009

80 plus 1  -“TaxiLink Project” ( With Lila Chitayat, Tal Chalozin & Michael Shynar), Linz, Austria.

 

Conferences & Seminars

//2016

FITC Toronto 2016 – Speaker, Toronto, Canada.

//2015

FITC  Collide Festival 2015 – Speaker, Halifax, Canada.

FITC Camp Festival 2015 – Speaker, Calgary, Canada.

AIGA/NY – Speaker , New York, NY.

Co-Pro Interactive Documentary Pitching Forum – “Subway Stories” ( With Jeff Ong), Tel Aviv, Israel.

//2014

Siggrraph Festival – “Subway Stories” ( With Jeff Ong) Artists Talk, Vancouver, Canada.

//2013

PrintScreen New Media Festival -Speaker & Curator ( ARS Electronica Animation Program), Holon, Israel.

Tel Aviv International Animation Festival – Speaker & Curator ( ARS Electronica Animation Program), Tel Aviv, Israel.

 

Selected Publications

FITC Interview

Computer Arts Magazine

 

Skin Deep:

Engadget

The Creators Project (vice)

Wired TV (Italy)

Kill Screen Daily

Creative Applications Network

Fast Company

 

Dot 2 Dot:

The Creators Project

 

Subway Stories:

The Creators Project   (vice)

Core77Two Art Projects that Prove There’s Still Hope in the Workday Commute

Creative Planet Work

psfk.com – New project brilliantly interprets the thoughts of subway riders in New York City.

Lürzer’s Archive – Editor’s Blog

Lovemoneyclothes.com – subway stories is a special kind of commute

The Absolute Magazine  Listen to the Inner Monologues of Commuters in “Subway Stories”

Makezine.comTrends in Tech and Other Highlights from ITP’s 2013 Winter Show

flavorwire.com – Fun and fascinating art for city commuters

StreetChique.net – Narrated Thoughts

2dots-era.com

ideaslab.ro

 

Guest Lecture & Thesis Panelist

Pratt University, New York, NY.

Parsons University, New York, NY.

Delhi College of Art, Delhi, India.

Shenkar School of Engineering & Design, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

H.I.T Institute for Technology and Design, Holon, Israel.

Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit Berl College,  Israel.