Maya Kopytman is a Partner at C&G Partners, specializing in interactive technologies and websites. She has three 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.
Maya has led numerous website and identity projects for clients that include NYC Emergency Management, JPMorgan Chase, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, The Optical Society of America, ITHAKA, Heron Foundation, The Teagle Foundation, Samuel H. Kress Foundation, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Helmsley Charitable Trust, Low Income Investment Fund, American Association for Advancement of Sciences, American Institute of Architects, American School of Oriental Research, and American Institute of Graphic Arts.
In education, she has led the redesigns for numerous institutions including Macaulay Honors College (CUNY) and developed the award-winning digital and print communications for The Rockefeller University, as well as Columbia University Business School.
Maya has a strong portfolio of projects for cultural institutions that include United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Historic Hudson Valley, Smithsonian National Museum of American History, and The King Center and its digital archive. She was a senior team member for the acclaimed redesign of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 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.
In the field of Interactive Design, Maya has received many of the most prestigious honors such as the “Gold Pencil” from the One Show Interactive and a “People’s Voice” Webby. She frequently serves on jury panels for industry competitions including the ADC Global Annual Awards. Her work has been featured in industry publications such as Graphis and Communications Arts.
Maya holds a B. Des 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.