Creative Frontiers is a full service creative agency specialized in development communication messaging, storytelling, education and training. We have a diverse portfolio of content creation work using illustration, human centered design, animation, e-learning production and film production. Our award winning multimedia content focuses on countering violence and fostering health, social and gender equity in Africa, South Asia, the Middle East and beyond. 


We are in Washington, DC, in Nairobi Kenya (registration pending) and Lahore, Pakistan.


Mustafa Hasnain


Leading innovative media and technology interventions for programs supported by various US Government, non-profits and private sector clients, Mustafa has over 14 years of experience developing and implementing countering violent extremism (CVE) programming, media content focused on gender equity, education, health and health equity in diverse and challenging contexts such as Pakistan, the DR Congo, Lebanon, Ghana, Swaziland, Syria, and Kenya. Mustafa is an Atlantic Health Equity fellow at the George Washington University's Milken Institute for public health and has a Masters (MSc) in Media and Communications from the London School of Economics UK

Mustaza Hasnain


BA (hons) Economics (University of Waterloo) Murtaza is a graduate of University of Waterloo, has more than 8 years experience in corporate banking and finance in Pakistan and the Middle East, and is currently also involved in entrepreneurial ventures in the Content, Design, Animation, and Tech spaces. Besides finance, Murtaza has a passion for writing and agriculture.

Sean C. Carroll


Sean Carroll is an innovative international development executive with 30 years' experience working in 65 countries in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. A Senior Executive (SES) in the Obama Administration, he was Chief of Staff and COO at USAID, a 9,500-person agency with 84 country missions. He has held leadership positions at Creative Associates International, Club of Madrid, Inter-American Dialogue, US Congress and the National Democratic Institute; and done work for several political campaigns, the EU, and the UN. He has expertise in technology for development, eLearning, youth, gender, inclusion, and democracy and governance He is a Board Member/Advisor for the Latin American Youth Center, TechChange, Mobile Alliance for Global Good, and Club of Madrid. He has a Masters degrees from Johns Hopkins/SAIS and Georgetown University.

Yahya Ehsan

Creative Director

Creative Director and Co Founder; holds a Masters (Gold Medal) from the National College of Arts Lahore with 14 years’ of experience in art and design, animations and storytelling. Have been involved with international clients on various commercial work which includes an animated tv series on gender equity and critically acclaimed comic book Paasban the Guardian, themed around CVE and peace building. He is a key faculty member of Master’s multimedia at National college of arts.


Arifa Faiz

Project Manager

Bsc.hons (LUMS)

Arifa is an Accounting and finance major with a bachelor’s degree from Lahore University of Management Sciences. She has worked in various creative agencies and has experience of writing creative content and handling clients. Arifa loves to watch cricket and write on it.

Abdullah Khan

Animator/ICT specialist

BS (Comsats)

Abdullah has a BS in Software from Comsats Islamabad. He has been working with Creative Frontiers as a lead animator. Abdullah combines his passion for the arts with his love for technology and likes to build mobile games and hardware gadgets.

Jawaria Shafiq

HR executive & Operations Head

MBA (Fast NU)

Jawaria Shafiq Human Resource Executive and Operations Head MBA (Fast NU) Jawaria is an experienced human resource professional with MBA from Fast NU, Lahore and BBA from Fast Nu. She has worked with various companies such as Devlogix, IBEX and has experience of handling teams. Apart from her Academic and professional life, Jawaria loves to work on new business ideas and startups.

Tayyaba Abdullah

Illustrator and Animator

Masters (NCA)

Tayyaba is a Graphic design major with a bachelor’s degree from Government College University Lahore and a Masters Degree from University of National College of Arts. As a senior artist and illustrator, Tayyaba has contributed significantly to all its projects. She was also a Comics for Peace fellow. Tayyaba is an avid reader of fiction and a comic book lover.

Hassan Mengal

Animator and Illustrator

B.Architecture (NCA)

Hassan has completed his B.Architecture from National College of Arts.He has been working with Creative Frontiers for the last two years combining his expertise in architecture to breath life into the worlds created in the comics and animations of Creative Frontiers. Hassan also likes to sculp in his free time.

Samra Shireen


BS Design (BZU)

Samra is a graduate in Graphic Designing from Multan College of Arts. She has worked on children book illustrations at Cards Walay, character designing at 'SkySpin Studios' and was also a Comics for Peace fellow. She is a proficient illustrator and character design specialist and breathes life into content aimed at children and youth.

Maham Hamid

Graphic Designer


Maham is a Graphic design major with a bachelor’s degree from Punjab University College of Art and Design. She has been working with Creative Frontiers for the last two years and worked on the company's website, social media accounts and clients branding. Maham loves to play various musical instruments.

Samia Naqvi

Graphic Artist

BS. Mass Comm (Superior University)

Samia has a Bachelors in Mass Communication from Superior University. She has been working with Creative Frontiers for the last one and a half years on several projects which includes SAHE comic books and Animation for Stanford University., Samia likes to edit videos.

Ali Nasir



Ali has an ACCA degree and has worked with Audit Firm having experience in External Audit , Accounting and Presentation of Financial Statements & Auditing standard. He has been working with Creative Frontiers for one and half years. Ali loves to play cricket and badminton.


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