Maya Kopytman is a Partner at C&G Partners, specializing in interactive technologies and websites. She has almost two decades of design experience, and is internationally recognized for her pioneering work in designing interfaces for a variety of interactive media, from software to location-based applications and websites.
Current and recent clients include the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Museum of Jewish Heritage, the National Women’s History Museum, Riverkeeper, The Samuel H. Kress Foundation, ARTstor, JSTOR, Kaplan Thaler Group, and the Low Income Investment Fund. She has recently directed comprehensive redesigns of websites for The Graduate Center / The City University of New York, ITHAKA and Ithaka S+R websites, and The King Center and its digital archive (an initiative of JPMorgan Chase).
Major past clients include The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and its properties, the American Institute of Architects, the American Institute of Graphic Arts, and Fujifilm. She was also a senior team member for the acclaimed redesign of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s website. Maya has also been particularly involved in a variety of projects in Indian Country, working with the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Pechanga, San Manuel, and the Soboba Bands of Luceño Indians.
Maya has received many of the most prestigious honors in the field of Interactive Design, among them the prestigious “Gold Pencil” from the One Show Interactive, the Adobe Design Achievement Awards, and a “People’s Voice” Webby, while frequently serving on on jury panels for these and other industry competitions. Her work has been featured in industry publications such as Graphis Interactive and Communications Arts.
Maya holds a BFA from Bezalel Academy of Art in Jerusalem and an MFA from Pratt Institute. She has been a visiting instructor in Pratt’s Department of Computer Graphics and Interactive Multimedia, and is currently a member of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. She lives in Park Slope, Brooklyn, with her husband and two children.