Mali is Head of Design with Pixod as well as a founding member and mentor with the Brooklyn Combine. He is the creator of YouMatchIt, a music and trivia quiz platform. SoShare, a community currency platform, and is currently a neuroscience student and has launched the brain-science news blog, NeuroNewsNow.
Since 2002, he has led production teams, managed daily operations, and developed products for brands that include Walmart, Coke, McDonald's, Adidas, Adobe, Intel, American Express, Sony, Ford, and Essence. As a Design Lead Mali has a background in creative Director, product design, data analysis and brand managment. He has helped build communities and share brand stories across the web, apps, video, voice, VR, experiential, and commercial advertising campaigns. As a mentor and team led, he has trained, and built digital production teams from the ground up. As a director, he has oversaw multi-million dollar projects and played leading roles in securing, managing, and growing agency budgets. Mali has worked with teams and programs across the U.S., Germany, UK and Ireland to Kenya, Siera Leone, Ghana, and Trinidad.

Mali began his career as a freelance designer for brands that include Scholastic, Lucas Films, Revlon, JP Morgan Chase, and Universal Records. In 2000 he joined Community Connect Inc., as a web designer and helped build three of the largest social networking sites of their time; BlackPlanet.com, AsianAvenue.com, and Migente.com. In 2003, he co-founded the digital design consultancy Pixod, and after decades of launching products and services in the world of design and computer science, Mali is now expanding into the world of brain science and pursing a degree in Neuroscience.

Aside from activities in the design and technology community, Mali is passionate about social change and has worked with nonprofits, NGOs, and community organizations for over 20 years. He is a founding member and STEM mentor with The Brooklyn Combine, a not-for-profit community organization dedicated to mentoring students in underserved communities.




NOTABLE DESIGN
PROJECTS & CAMPAIGNS



HBO - Storm Over Brooklyn
( Film Learning Guide )
- Film Guide Director
- Q+A Development
- Lead Strategist
- Co-Researcher

Toyota
( Love The Journey Series )
Pixod Production
- Creative Director
- Content Development
- Lead Editor

Lincoln
( Shine Bright Series )
Pixod Production
- Creative Director
- Content Development
- Lead Editor

FORD & ESSENCE
( My City 4 Ways )
Pixod Production
- Creative Director
- Content Development
- Lead Editor

   Website
- Lead Strategist
- UI/UX Design
- Development

Share A Coke @McDonalds
( feat. Andra Day )
- Campaign Development
- InStore POS
- Cup and Tray Designs
- Shazam UX Integration
- Web App UX Director

Teradata
( Partners Conference )
- Creative Director
- Motion Design
- Multi-Screen Video Production

2017: Walmart: Holiday Gifting
( Holiday How-To Video Series )
- Creative Director
- Video Production
- Digital Content Development

2017: Walmart: Family Mobile
( feat. Gabe&Babe )
- Creative Director
- Promotional Microsite

2017: Walmart: Family Gatherings
( feat. Kindred The Family Soul )
- Creative Director
- Promotional Website

2015: Walmart: Recipes
( Holiday How-To Video Series )
- Creative Director
- Video Production
- Digital Content Development

2016: St Jude Children’s Hospital
(Holiday Fundraising Commercial )
- Design Director
- Content Development
- Strategist
2016: Bunkii
( College Rommate Finder )
- Creative Director
- Motion Design
- Multi-Screen Video Production

2015: Wunderground
( College Rommate Finder )
- Creative Director
- Motion Design
- Multi-Screen Video Production

2015: FashionFair
( College Rommate Finder )
- Creative Director
- Motion Design
- Multi-Screen Video Production

2015: HBO - Game of Thrones
( Online Ads )
- Art Director
- Rich Media Production
- DoubleClick Trafficking
- DFA Optimization
- DFA Data Reporrting Support

2015: Myx Fusions
( feat. Nicki Minaj )
- US/UK
- eCommerce / Distriubtion Integration
- Site Design
- eCommerce Development
- Campaigns Director
- Brand Management

2014: In Pursuit of Freedom
- Creative Director
- UI/UX Design
- DB Development
- Brand ID
- Walking Tour
- Print Promotions

2011: Pete Rock: Smif-N-Wessun
( College Rommate Finder )
- Creative Director
- Motion Design
- Multi-Screen Video Production

2011: Shortomatic
( College Rommate Finder )
- Creative Director
- Motion Design
- Multi-Screen Video Production

2010: Essence Festival
( Festival Website )
- Creative Director
- UI/UX Design
- DB Development
- Online Social Presence
- Digital Campaign

2009: Halle Berry Fragrance
( Online Ads )
- Art Director
- Rich Media Production
- DoubleClick Trafficking
- DFA Optimization
- DFA Data Reporrting Support

2008: Aveeno (Website)
- Homepage Design
- Digital Assets

2008: Clean & Clear (Website)
- Homepage Design
-Digital Assets

2008: Neutrogena
( Online Ads )
- Art Director
- Rich Media Production
- DoubleClick Trafficking
- DFA Optimization
- DFA Data Reporting Support

2008: Rimmel London
(Digital Ads)
- UI/UX Design
- Website Development

2008: DeBeers
( Digital Ads )
- Art Director
- Rich Media Production
- DoubleClick Trafficking
- DFA Optimization
- DFA Data Reporrting Support

2007: Lil Wayne: NYC Performance
( Live Streaming WebSite )
- Art Director
- Rich Media Production
- DoubleClick Trafficking
- DFA Optimization
- DFA Data Reporting Support

2007: American Express
( Free Yourself Campaign )
- UI/UX Design
- Website Development

2006: Adobe / Intel
( Fun w/Families Campaign )
- UI/UX Design
- Website Development

2006: Intel ‘Intel Core Processor’
(Website)
- UI/UX Design
- Website Development

2004: Destiny's Child
( Destiny Fulfilled Website )
- Creative Director
- UI/UX Design
- Website Development
- Content Management
- CMS Development
- Language Localization (5 Countries)

2003: Mario (J Records / 3SMG)
( Turning Point Website )
- Creative Director
- UI/UX Design
- Website Development
- Content Management
- CMS Development
- Language Localization (5 Countries)

2002: Adidas
( Missy Elliott / Respect M.E. )
- Creative Director
- UI/UX Design
- Website Development
- Content Management
- CMS Development
- Language Localization (20+ Countries)