Andrew Zbihlyj

Andrew Zbihlyj

Freelance IllustratorLondon, United Kingdom
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Andrew Zbihlyj

Andrew Zbihlyj

Freelance IllustratorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am an award-winning illustrator who has gained international attention and clientele since beginning my career in 2001. Educated and based originally in Toronto, I have spent the last nine years continuing my work from abroad; in Berlin, Copenhagen and Warsaw. I am now based in London and am looking for new challenges and growth as a freelancer or within a dynamic and creative team environment. Clients include: The New Yorker, Wired, Harper’s, ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Bloomberg Markets, Esquire, The Economist 1843, Harrods Times, Variety, Foreign Policy, SPIN, Vibe, Reader’s Digest, Mother Jones, The New Republic, EBONY, Maxim, SEED, Popular Mechanics, IEEE Spectrum, Fast Company, Business Week, Men’s Health, Adbusters and URB. My work has been featured in advertising & design campaigns for Geffen Records, Universal Music, The Newport Jazz Festival, Coachella Music Festival, Nissan, Mercedes Benz, Pepsi Cola, Adidas & All Blacks and Random House UK. It has also been honoured by Communication Arts, American Illustration, The Society of Publication Designers, 3x3 and The Society of Illustrators.
  • The New Republic
    The New RepublicThe Insurrectionist The New Republic, March 2021
  • Illustration . Portraits
    Illustration . PortraitsA selection of portraits done for editorial clients or as private commissions.
  • The Newport Jazz Festival
    The Newport Jazz FestivalA series created to serve as the festival's official 2008 promotional imagery when it was still known as the JVC International Jazz Festival. Poses I, the first of the three, was the main image and appeared on all advertising and merchandise, as well as on stage banners.
  • Illustration . Editorial
    Illustration . EditorialA selection of editorial illustrations from a range of clients.
  • TestFlowers
    TestFlowersExperimental collage pieces which allowed me to test new materials for an upcoming personal series.
  • Conceptual Storyboarding
    Conceptual Storyboarding
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Projects credited in
  • "The Great Calculus" - Aida Calculus App
    "The Great Calculus" - Aida Calculus AppWeb Design | App Development | Animation Ideation | Illustration | Storytelling | Content Creation | Production | Ideation | Relational Framing | Neuroscience | CQ™ | Communication Design | Sound Design | Edutainment The problem: One in five students fail calculus at university level and therefore can't get into STEM careers. And/or they are in STEM careers and struggling. Pearson, in collaboration with Doberman, approached BoxMedia to help deliver the first advanced AI-driven calculus learning
Work history
    Design DirectorEnergy Future
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Working primarily within the energy sector producing e-learning content for prominent oil & gas companies (guiding the shift towards environmental sustainability), my role involves ideation, art direction and design. Tasks include: script evaluation, concepting, image creation & manipulation, drawing and Power Point sequencing for the animation team.
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    As a self-represented freelancer, I have successfully managed both the business and creative ends of my career for the last eighteen years; negotiating contracts, consulting and brainstorming with clients, synthesizing disparate input & needs before ultimately executing distinct, dynamic and detail-oriented work well within schedule.
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  • Illustration
  • Editorial Illustration
  • Digital Illustration
  • Drawing
  • Graphic Design
  • Art Direction
  • Acrylic Painting
  • Ideation
  • Storyboarding
  • Adobe Creative Suite
    Interpretive IllustrationSheridan College
     - Oakville, Canada
    Follet of Canada Award (Best of Show – Sheridan Illustration Graduate Show)