Dr. Mohamed Taa’eb

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Dr. Mohamed Taa’eb

Assistant Professor

Faculty of Digital Arts & Design


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Mohamed Taa'eb, is a multidisciplinary digital artist in the fields of drawing and design, many of his digital artworks won worldwide awards and featured on several international digital art events.

The academic study enabled him to sharpen his traditional art skills, and his journey into digital arts began in 1994 and soon switched to it.

His expertise has evolved based on research, self education and practical field, his topics of Master, PhD and research papers had discussed the relationship between art and science, where these experiences have been invested in education



2007: Doctorate Degree [PhD] in Fine Arts.

From: Graphic Departmen at Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University in Egypt.

Dissertation: New vision of science fiction designs inspired from islamic art.


2000: Master’s Degrees [MA] in Fine Arts.

From: Graphic Departmen at Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University in Egypt.

Thesis: Science fiction arts and its relation to evolution of fabled creatures.


1993: Bachelor's Degree [BFA] in Fine Arts.

From: Graphic Departmen at Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University in Egypt.

Graduation Project: The future vision of science fiction.


 Courses Taught:

  • Interactive Design

  • UI/UX Design

  • Web Design (HTML, CSS & JavaScript)

  • Advertising Design

  • Branding Design

  • Corporate Identity Design

  • Video Game / Game Arts

  • Concept Art

  • Character Design

  • Environment Design

  • Digital Drawing

  • Digital Illustration

  • Digital Comic

  • Digital Cartoon Strips




  • The importance of user experience in interactive web designs.
  • The impact of facial symmetry and asymmetry on beauty and attractiveness in character design.
  • The creativity role of digital concept art to visualization “AAA” video game characters.
  • Simulate the visual characteristics of traditional techniques in digital drawing.
  • Repercussion of golden ratio in aesthetics of nature and human body.
  • The symbolicalness in design of sacred geometry patterns.
  • Aesthetic impact of the composition rules in Gustave Doré’s engraved illustrations. 
  • Aesthetic values & creativeness of utopian environment designs in science fiction. 
  • Science fiction as an inspiration resource in the contemporary arts.
  • Illustrations between the interact by literary text and the artistic creativity.


Academic achievements

  • (2020 - Present) Co-Editor | The Journal of Art & Architecture Research Studies (JAARS). Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University. https://jaars.journals.ekb.eg/journal/editorial.board
  • (2015) Behance event organizerOrganizing the week #7 of "Behance Portfolio Reviews" where Adobe launches this international event for digital artists in 70 countries around the world to bring Behance members together to present and get feedback on there works, hear from experienced professionals, and meet local creative community.
  • (2012 - 2017) Head of Committee | Quality Assurance Unit. Committee of Digitizing the Quality Assurance Unit and Communication. Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University.
  • (2013 -2017) Faculty of Fine Arts Website Administrator | Quality Assurance Unit. Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University.
  • (2014) Design & Development of (EICAP) Website | Quality Assurance Unit. Helwan University and Catania University, in cooperation with Egyptian-Italian Centre for the Conservation of Antique Photographs and Paper Heritage. Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University.
  • (2000 - 2012) Committee Secretary and Member | Graphic Department Committee of Graphic’s Curriculum Development. Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University.
  • (2010) Jury Member | Egypt Web Academy  (EWAA) Judging committee includes will known experts in web industry field from Egypt and the region, they work together to find the best web site due to its design and innovation, programming and technology use, content and copywriting and Interactivity
  • (1997 - 2002) Establish Computer Graphic Lab, Supervise & Teaching | Graphic Department. Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University.


Industrial experience

  • (2009 - 2017) Creative Director (Part-time).
    Aquarium Studio, Web Design & Development Agency.
  • (2008) Creative Director (Part-time). Brands & Branding, Advertising and Branding Agency.
  • (2005 - 2008) Creative Director (Part-time). Mazzika Group, music entertainment channels and recorded music production.
  • (2001 - 2005) Creative Director (Part-time). Alam El-Phan, recorded music production and distribution Company.
  • (1999) Graphic Designer (Part-time). Softech, Web Design & Multimedia Agency.
  • (1998) Graphic Designer (Part-time). Info Arab, Software companies specialized in Natural Language Processing technologies.
  • (1996) Graphic Designer (Part-time). Education Development Center, Egyptian Ministry of Education.
  • (2010 - 2014) Arabic Magazine, Cultural & Literary Saudi Magazine (freelance illustrator & Cartoonist).
  • (2003 - 2007) Majid Magazine, UAE Children Magazine (freelance illustrator & Cartoonist).
  • (2002) Samir Magazine, Egyptian Children Magazine (freelance illustrator & Cartoonist).
  • (1998 - 2005) Al-Ahram Aryadi Magazine, Egyptian Sports Magazine (freelance illustrator & Cartoonist).
  • (1993 - 1998) Basim Magazine, Saudi Children Magazine (freelance illustrator & Cartoonist).
  • (1992- 1993) Alaa Aldin Magazine, Egyptian Children Magazine (freelance illustrator & Cartoonist).
  • (1990- 1993) Alalam Elyoum Newspaper, Saudi businessmen newspaper (freelance illustrator & Cartoonist).