Andrew Sobol holds a BFA and an MFA in Interactive Media, Video and Audio Art & Design from Northern Illinois University. His professional career includes working with a diverse client pool that comprises of large corporate entities, major and independent film studios, local, state and federal governments as well as non-for-profits. More recently, his collaborators included major movie studios such as Fox, Paramount, MGM, and Gaumont as well as other independent filmmakers and producers (Drafthouse Films, Possible Films / Hal Hartley, GAGA, among others).
As a designer, Andrew’s wide-ranging projects span branding, design of print marketing, publications, packaging, web design as well as development of web application. As an art and creative director, he has had an opportunity to build teams, lead teams, revamp and manage brands, develop new product lines, oversee production, direct operations as well as create and maintain budgets.
Over the course of the last decade, Andrew has also worked as faculty of graphic design at the undergraduate level. He has designed and taught over a dozen courses, including layout, typography, corporate identity, creative advertising and portfolio.
Andrew is passionate about a collaborative creative process. He sets the tone by example, leading with clear communication and a healthy dose of encouragement. He prides myself on making a safe environment where the students can cultivate their ideas and ultimately realize their vision. It’s an environment that values everyone’s opinions and encourages debate.