Ekaterina Yakimkina

Graphic Designer

As Graphic Designer for Global Programs, Ekaterina designs and produces a wide variety of print and digital marketing materials. She contributes to the strategic marketing and communication goals of BU Global Programs and leads design work that both aligns with and helps advance the Boston University brand.

Ekaterina is a multidisciplinary designer and a visual artist with expertise in graphic, web and environmental design. Prior to joining BU Global Programs, she worked as a Mosaic Surface Designer at Artaic. While on the Artaic design team, she accomplished numerous design projects for clients such as Google, Nike, Chase, and Gensler.

As a professional artist, Ekaterina has had her paintings exhibited in several art shows, including the Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard University and Chelsea Art Walk Festival. Her art influences are a mixture of studying foreign languages, exploring ancient civilizations, and meeting people from around the world. These aspects ignite in her genuine curiosity about and love for diversity and culture.

Ekaterina holds a Master’s Degree in Information Technology from Clark University. She is an active member of AIGA Boston chapter and Design Museum Boston Foundation. In her spare time, Ekaterina likes traveling for exploration, inspiration, and relaxation. Having European roots, she has visited many countries in Europe, including Poland, Germany, France, Belgium, and the Netherlands. She is also an avid rower and has participated in two Head of the Charles Regattas in Boston and the Women’s Masters National Championships.