About Maryam Nasim

Maryam Nasim

Maryam Nasim is a freelance illustrator and animator from Lahore, Pakistan.

Professional Experience

She is working as a freelance animator and illustrator and animated several TV commercials and shorts for kids’ Television as well as illustrated many books and T-shirt designs etc. Given below is the detail of work done for some major clients and companies. She is also working as a tarot card reader at maryamtarot.com.

  • Worked for BirthdayAlarm.com as a freelance e-card artist and flash animator.
  • Animated a Music Video “Long Tall Cajun” which was declared video of the day at Sports Illustrated and was also linked on CNN. (2007)
  • Researched and created all the material for tarotoak.com and also created relevant illustrations and divination cards for this website.
  • Has written more than sixty articles on social and women’s rights issues on dawn.com, Humsub.com.pk, and express tribune.
  • Created several animations for a virtual music band Tokyo Crush House.
  • Worked as an illustrator for Dentaltease.com.
  • Illustrated a book for the brand name SandKidz that won the 2009 Creative Child Magazine award.
  • Worked for http://www.2000greetings.com as a freelance e-card artist. (2002)
  • Illustrated Greeting Cards using Coral Graphics (Draw, Photo-paint) for The Collections Lahore. (2000-2001)
  • Designed AVI animation using Corel Photo-paint for GUI (graphical user interface) of MPEG4 Decoder for Streaming Networks Islamabad. (2001)

Tools & Skills

  • Adobe Dreamweaver, HTML, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop.
  • Freehand Drawing, Oil painting, Sculpting, Ceramics


  • MFA (Masters of Fine Arts) from Punjab University Lahore in 1st division. Secured 3rd position in the Painting group.
  • BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts) from Punjab University Lahore in 1st division. Secured 2nd position in Painting group.

Scholarships & Accomplishments

  • Got interviewed for various TV channels.
  • She addressed audiences at various educational institutes and platforms as a Google Pakistan case study.
  • Punjab University Merit Scholarship in BFA.
  • National Talent Scholarship in FA.
  • Merit Scholarship in Matriculation.
  • 2nd prize in Expressions Art Extravaganza 2004 held at Pearl Continental Hotel Lahore.
  • Participated in various Art competitions and Exhibitions. 

LinkedIn and other profiles

Giving talk and kinniard college for women Lahore

Maryam Nasim, giving a talk about freelancing at Kinnaird College for Women Lahore.

Maryam Nasim at LUMS

Maryam Nasim, sharing her experiences at LUMS, Lahore.

at fast, Lahore

Maryam Nasim, being a part of a panel discussion at FAST, Lahore.


at UET, Lahore

at Pasha ICT awards

at blogger’s meetup, Lahore.

Maryam Nasim

Meeting the Google team at the Lahore College University

Maryam Nasim giving a talk at Comsats

Maryam Nasim, giving a talk at Comsats, Lahore