Alina received her Master of Fine Arts in Animation from University of California, Los Angeles, School of Theater, Film and Television in 2001. She has produced and animated three independent animated short films, which have been successfully received in both national and international film festivals. She has over eight years of production experience in the animation and gaming industries, with production credits including titles such as Ben 10, Chaotic, Narnia, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Prince Caspian, Battlestar Gallactica, The Tale of Despereaux, Land Before Time, Afro Samurai, Silent Hill, Gears of War, The Incredible Hulk, God of War, Medal of Honor, Line Rider, Sypro and iCarly.
Currently, she works for LucasFilm on the Clone Wars animated series as a 3D story artist. Her artistic career also include gallery and museum exhibitions, establishing a local drawing group, publishing children picture books and graphic novels.