director, design, designer, motion design, motion graphics designer, animation, illustration, visual journalism, visual journalist, animation

Stuff About Me

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Hi, I’m Malik.

I’m a New York-based creative who specializes in making silly social videos.

I concept, write, art direct, design, animate, illustrate and sound design nearly everything I work on.

I’m currently making TikTok and Snapchat stuff at Mashable and used to do stuff for NowThis, Next Animation Studio (better known as “that famous Taiwanese animation company”) and Reuters.

If you wanna talk about some stuff, you can reach me at:


Press for Stuff I've Worked On

The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Variety, Adweek, THR, Columbia Journalism Review, Nieman Lab, Fast Company

Awards for Stuff I've Worked On

Shorty Awards
2018 winner (NowThis Snapchat)
2018 double nominee (Mashable Snapchat, Reels)

Webby Awards
2017 nominee (NowThis, PBS)
2014 official honoree (Next Animation Studio)

Digiday Publishing Awards
2017 awardee (NowThis Snapchat)

W3 Awards
2016 double silver medalist (NowThis Snapchat)

The Society of News Design
2014 awardee (Connected China)

Fast Company Innovation by Design Awards
2013 finalist (Connected China)

GEN Data Journalism Awards
2013 awardee (Connected China)

Deadline Club Awards
2014 awardee (Connected China)

Reuters Journalists of the Year Awards
2013 awardee (Connected China)