Malaysia Native, Tennis Pro, Vocalist
Whether he is singing, teaching, or designing brand visuals, Aike is always giving 120%. Originally from Malaysia, this senior designer has a unique background in design and architecture, which helps him bring fresh perspectives to all of his projects. Aike is fun and adventurous and is always looking for the next design challenge. Outside of work, you can find Aike participating in choir, playing tennis and ping pong, and even teaching design at the University of Houston.
One of the biggest hurdles to clear is not a lack of belief in a brand, but in the process of branding. Our job is to inspire companies to take ownership of the process so they can deliver on it every day. Without an inspired strategy, your customers will fail to believe in your brand.
Born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Senior Designer Aike Jamaluddin has made Houston his home for the last 20 years. A graduate of the University of Houston with a B.A. in Graphic Communications (he also studied architecture at Malaysia Institute of Technology), Aike joined the BrandExtract team in March 2020.
What drew him to BE? The six-time CASE Award Winner says it was “the diversity and sheer amount of talent throughout the agency. The cultural interview really solidified my decision.” Aike adds that he also appreciates the team’s professionalism and high level of creativity.
As for his career goals, he wants to use his talents to create the best work with his peers. “I want to secure awards for designs, challenge my own creativity, and one day advance my position,” he explains.
He’s also quite the showman; Aike was a contestant on two singing reality competitions and is currently part of a Houston choir. He also entertains students as an instructor for intermediate graphic design at the University of Houston.
- BA in Graphic Communications, University of Houston