Aaron Ishaeik is an award-winning creative director with 15 years of design experience in multiple media. He is an accomplished illustrator, printmaker and fine artist. His work has been featured in galleries in Chicago, Washington D.C., Los Angeles and San Diego. He teaches printmaking and regularly hosts demonstrations and workshops at the American Institute of Graphic Arts’ Annual Design Conference and The Southern Graphics Council International Conference. He is a member of Bay Park Press, a premier printmaking studio in San Diego.
His Illustrations and design work have been featured in international publications, including Graphics and Creativity. He has won a regional Emmy® Award for his commercial work for the Port of San Diego as well as The City of Chula Vista; and created 30+ hand-illustrated icons for every park and recreation center in San Diego County, as part of a strategic branding initiative for the County of San Diego Department of Parks & Recreation winner of a Platinum Marcom award and Emerging Brand of the Year from the San Diego Ad Club.
Ishaeik’s award-winning designs on behalf of MJE’s clients range from large out-of-home formats, such as wrapped buses and trolleys, LED dioramas for airports and stadiums, wayfinding signage for the Port Pavilion’s trade shows/museum exhibits (including interactive displays) to detailed graphic design for corporate identity packages, annual reports, and packaging.
Ishaeik’s experience prior to joining MJE includes extensive advertising agency work. He has designed for clients such as National Geographic Channel, Discovery Communications, Booz-Allen Hamilton, NeighborWorks and The Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. Ishaeik also brings vast experience in the government and defense industries, designing for Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, Titan and NASSCO.
A graduate of the prestigious School of Art Institute of Chicago, Ishaeik began his design and fine art career in Chicago and Washington D.C.
To see more of his artwork, visit him online at www.ishaeik.com