about

Self-portrait by the window, 2016.
Iku Okada
Designer, Illustrator, and Writer.
Based in New York City.
a.k.a. 岡田育 or @okadaic . 

See also the detailed CV [ here ].

Iku defines herself as a visual communicator who knows best solutions to handle both texts and graphics.
Her work experience started as a full-time book/magazine editor in Tokyo. After turning into a freelance essayist in 2012, she has authored three books written about herself and appeared on several media as a cultural commentator.
Moved to US in 2015, Iku graduated from Parsons School Of Design. Graphic Arts became her second language. More than an experienced editor and author, she delivers another narrative skills as a designer and illustrator.
Proficient in Adobe CC softwares, with special strengths of hand-set skills including drawing, printmaking, bookmaking and photography. Well-versed in editorial planning, copywriting and social media promoting. Being available and very positive to work in team or organization. 
Living in Lower Manhattan, always blogging on [ Instagram ], and sometimes doodling on [ notebook ]. Please feel free to [ CONTACT ] directly if you’re interested.
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