Jiba's career began in 1994 after his graduation from the University of Michigan with a bachelor's degree in illustration and photography. Never one to be content with his position, Jiba soon entered the School of the Art Institute of Chicago's graduate program for visual communication.
In 1997, Jiba became one of the primary graphic designers for Manga Entertainment. His work can be seen in the form of videotape covers for Street Fighter II V, Tokyo Revelation, and Shadow Skill, vol.1. Additionally, he designed Manga Entertainment's 1997 catalog.
Following the completion of his graduate studies in 1998, Jiba quickly found employment at DraftWorldwide Chicago as a pre-press specialist working with clients ranging from Sprint to Cadillac. Furthermore, Jiba's freelance work continues. His clients include Planet E Records, Elephanthaus Records, Real Estate Records, Revolutionary Music, ICEE Records, The GlobalMixx 2005 DJ Retreat, and Coca-Cola.
In 1999, Jiba formed his own publishing company/creative studio Griot Enterprises and released his critically acclaimed mini-series The Horsemen in 2002. Jiba has also published two instructional texts Manifesto: The Tao of Jiba Molei Anderson and Portfolio as well as the short stories Getback’s Revenge and Street Fame for comic book publisher Top Cow Productions. He is currently writing the screenplay for The Horsemen animated film.
In addition, Jiba has given back to the community in his role as an educator creating programs for schools like the Communication and Media Arts High School in Detroit, and the Ann Arbor Arts Association. He currently teaches Animation and Video Game Design at the Illinois Institute of Chicago – Schaumburg.
As Publisher of Griot Enterprises, Jiba brings the professional practices of corporate America to the outlaw culture of comics and music. In return, he brings the energy, creativity, and enthusiasm of these outlaw cultures to mainstream audiences.
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