Designer, Developer, Director with an obsession for digital interactivity.

Andrew Kostuik is an Interactive Creative based out of Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. He co-founded Overtheatlantic (OTA) 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.

Andrew joined NORCAT in 2013 and since that time he has brought an entirely new level of quality to NORCAT’s products and brand. Andrew has made achievements in leading the Studio NORCAT core development teams in visual arts and software development, developing VR, AR , software and applications. He is involved in all aspects of development of Studio NORCAT products, ensuring our quality and production are world class.

Andrew has been an integral part in developing Studio NORCAT and the products that come from it and he continues to keep NORCAT on the bleeding edge in training and development.

In 2021 Andrew joined FWA as a Judge. A globally recognized, highly sough after award that has been showcasing innovation every day since 2000. "It’s a space that encourages the digital industry to push the boundaries of technology, to show people what is possible."

Aside from his current work you can find him developing apps and games with friends through his side project ALTER-BOY who are currently working on their second game release on Steam.



Skillset

Toolset
  • Photoshop
  • Fireworks
  • Illustator
  • After Effects
  • Cinema 4D
  • Maya
  • Substance Designer
  • CrazyBump
  • Reallusion Suite
  • Unity 3D
  • Visual Studio
  • Xcode
  • C#, Objective-C, Javascript
  • HTML, CSS
  • WinSCP
  • Fraps
  • Audacity

  • Experience
  • Graphic Design
  • Interaction Design
  • Creative Direction
  • Art Direction
  • Digital Strategy
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Animation
  • UI/UX
  • Video Production
  • Broadcast
  • App Development
  • Tools Development
  • Branding & Identity
  • 3D Graphics
  • OOP
  • Game Development
  • Production
  • Project Management

Accollades

Awards and Recognition
  • AIXR VR Awards Finalist - Vale VR
  • FWA FOTD - OMR-VR
  • Leap Motion Top 20 Finalist
  • FWA Site of the Day - Brass Monkey
  • FWA Mobile of the Day - LD Famous
  • FWA Mobile of the Day - Live Drummer
  • FITC Technical Excellence (Finalist) Brass Monkey
  • FITC Most Promising Student Portfolio
  • FITC Best Canadian Designer
  • FITC Best Canadian Studio (Finalist)
  • CMA Awards (Silver, Not-for-Profit) Mon Choix Smart
  • .NET Magazine Top 20 Flash Websites of 2011 - Doodleizer
  • FWA Shortlist - Doodleizer
  • Bell Business Excellence Awards (Entrepreneur of the Year)

Speaking

  • 2012 FITC The Next Videogame Revolution
  • 2011 FITC Doodleizer! Microsoft Paint on Crack.