Andrew Kostuik is an Interactive Designer based out of Sudbury, Ontario. He co-founded OTA (OverTheAtlantic) Interactive at the age of 20. At the agency he served as Creative Technologist working with clients across a spectrum of sectors.
Under his direction his projects have received national and international attention including a coveted Canadian Marketing Association Award. In 2011 Andrew stepped down as Partner at OTA and left the company to pursue other endeavours.
He has since worked alongside talented studios and a variety of companies to create a wide array of apps, games, print, websites, video and more. Andrew has spoken at conferences globally, including FITC, GDC alongside Unity3D, and Unite.
Aside from commercial work, Andrew spends his spare time crafting and experimenting with unique experiences. In 2011 his project Doodleizer was so well received by the community, it earned a spot in .NET Magazine's Top 20 Flash Websites of 2011.
When hes not speaking in the third person you can find him playing games and experimenting with a multiplicity of analogue and digital material.
December 2013 – Present - Sudbury, Ontario
Working with the Training and Development department team. Responsible for promotional print material, training programs, and various online content.
June 2013 – Present - Sudbury Ontario Canada
Collective for hand crafted audio, apps, games, interactive experiences and more.
2011 – Present
UX/UI, Interactive Design/Development, 3D, Video, Games, Mobile, Print, R&D, Simulations, Virtual Reality.
Brass Monkey Inc.
2011 – February 2013 (2 years) Greater Boston Area
R&D, User Experience and Interface Design. Working across a handful of mediums to ensure that the brand's creative direction is met on all platforms. From initial prototype and first comps to production and implementation of all artwork.
2012 – February 2013 (1.5 years) Greater Boston Area
Aided in design and production of internal promotional materials. Recruited for high profile client acquisition.
Partner/ Creative Technologist
February 2008 – February 2011 (3 years 1 month) Sudbury, Ontario
Led design and development for all interactive media. Design/Programming. R&D. Pursue new ways to interact with the audience by means of technology. Meet clients on a daily basis. Pitch concepts/storyboard/RFPs, dekstop, mobile, games and apps.
50 Carleton & Associates
January 2006 – 2008 (2 years)
Led a team to create several web portals for high profile clients.
January 2004 – 2005 (1 year)
Aided in the production of websites and promotional material for sporting events in the local community.
Brass Monkey - Technical Excellence Finalist
Best Canadian Designer
Doodleizer - .NET Magazine Top 20 Flash Websites of 2011
Doodleizer - The FWA Shortlist
FWA Site of the Day - Brass Monkey
FWA Mobile of the Day - Live Drummer
FWA Mobile of the Day - Live Drummer, Famous!
OTA - Best Canadian Studio Nominee
Mon Choix Smart - Canadian Marketing Association Award - Silver NFP
Most Promising Canadian Student Portfolio
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