The Scribble

Food photography

The Scribble

The blog targeting young parents with small children

  • Role: Art Direction, Food styling, Logo Design
  • Year: 2016

Ollie Marketing Design

Design & Photography

Ollie Pet Inc.

Marketing Design for subscription base pet food company

  • Role: Food styling, art direction, concetpting, animation for social media and marketing materials
  • Year: 2016


Marketing Design


Marketing Design for Children's Apparel Company. Projects range from print, web, social media, emails etc.

  • Role: Art Direction, Design
  • Year: 2016


Social Media Campaigns

ToysRUs Social Campaign

Art Director for ToysRUs

  • Role: Art Direction, concetpting, object making, animation
  • Year: 2015


Social Media Design & animation


Mattel and Thomas & Friends digital content creation

  • Role: graphic design, motion graphcis, stop motiom animation
  • Year: 2017 Promo

Video for Times Squrea Outdoor Monitor
Project 06 Promo for Outdoor Monitor

  • Animation promoting
  • Client:
  • Role: Concept, design , Animation
  • Year:2008

Vivaldi's Four Seasons

Children's iPad book & app
Project 01

Vivaldi's Four Seasons

IPad book app introducing the joy of classical music to children.

  • Client: Infinite Fermata
  • Role: Art Direction, design & animation
  • Year: 2013

Papa Cloudy's Restaurant

Winner of Best Film for 2-5 Years Old @ BAMkids Film Festival & Best Animation Short at Children's Film Festival Seattle 2015
Project 02

Papa Cloudy's Restaurant

*Winner of Best Film for 2-5 Years Old at BAMkids Film Festival in Feb 20014* & Best Animation Short at Children's Film Festival Seattle 2015

Chef Papa Cloudy makes sustainable menu after learning about overfishing.

Papa Cloudy's Orchestra

Children's Film
Project 03

Papa Cloudy's Orchestra

Premiere in 2016

  • Running time: 11min 40sec
  • Role: Director, Writer, Animator, Puppet maker, Sound design
  • Year: 2015

Stuffed Creature Alphabet

Fabric Typography & Toy

Stuffed Creature Alphabet

  • Eco Toy for children designed and made in Brooklyn.
  • Year: 2015 & 2016

Akiko McQuerrey is an art director, filmmaker and puppet maker who's focusing on children's media. She was born in a port town (Yokohama) and bred in a beach town (Hayama) near Tokyo, Japan. She currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.


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Papa Cloudy Series

Akiko started the Papa Cloudy animation series as a way to feel better about the world and she hopes that people watching the film will share this feeling, and have warmer hearts as a result.