illustrator, graphic designer
New York, New York
Film and Media, Visual Arts '23
Digital Art + Photo Intern at NBCUniversal.
Key Art Finishing Intern at ArtMachine.
Open to full-time and freelance work opportunities.
All the work featured is from 2022 onward unless stated otherwise.
Liza is constantly pushing her comfort zone and experimenting.
Aside from her internships, Liza is getting ready to graduate from Columbia University in May 2023, illustrating for the Columbia Daily Spectator, and doing freelance illustration and graphic design.
If you like what you see, please don't hesitate to reach out for professional endeavors.
After 14 years of formal art courses, Liza has a wide range of skills in traditional and digital mediums.
In her digital work, she draws inspiration from analog printmaking styles and techniques.
Liza was born in Moscow, Russia, and grew up in the DC metro area. She is also a social activist and a member of the LGBTQA+ community. She explores themes of nostalgia and identity in her personal work.
recent work experience
September 2022 - May 2023
May 2022 - October 2022
January 2023 - May 2023
COLUMBIA DAILY SPECTATOR
September 2019 - May 2023
DIGITAL ART + PHOTO INTERN
Works with art directors, reporters, and editors to select and edit images for articles on nbcnews.com and today.com.
Produces conceptual illustrations with Photoshop and Illustrator, designs and produces social graphics. Successfully tackles sensitive topics.
KEY ART FINISHING INTERN
Supports senior finishers on live key art finishes involving skills like precise masking, beauty retouching, and color correction, to name a few. Executes revisions on live finishes. Works remotely.
SENIOR STAFF ILLUSTRATOR
Works with writers to create a visual representation of their article using Photoshop, Illustrator, and Procreate. Follows strict deadlines and utilizes communication and creative skills. Holds educational creative workshops for other Illustrations team members.
GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN
Assisted creative director, Caspar Newbolt, with ideating, designing, and finalizing film poster designs, record covers, and film title design.
KEY ART FINISHING INTERN
Assisted in retouching and finishing designs that were released in theaters and on major streaming platforms Fall of 2022.
Practiced art direction, designing comprehensives, finishing comprehensives, masking, retouching (beauty, clothes, backgrounds), compositing characters, and executing finishing revisions.