Resume

Professional Experience

Avery Mazor, Strategic Creative
4/03–present
Creative Director / Consultant
Creative consulting for marketing, product, and brand initiatives. Deep experience with internal and external culture change programs. Experience working both in-studio and virtually for local and global brands. Primary focus areas are conceptual design, branding, identity design, and storytelling. Expertise in user experience [UX] and user interface [UI] design, as well as web publishing and ongoing web presence development. Proficiencey in display and exhibit design and production. Presentation coaching, content development, and design. Experience in digital advertising art direction and copywriting. 

University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO)
Art and Art History Department
8/11–5/15
Assistant Professor of Art & Design
Adviser & Creative Director, AIGA-UNO

Beginning in Fall of 2011 I launched a concentration in graphic design within the studio arts degree at UNO. By creating space for designers within the department I managed to build a concentration from 12 students to about 120. I designed, wrote, and implemented all the curriculum, built three computer labs, and advised hundreds of students.
8/10–5/11 — Full-time Instructor
8/09–5/10 — Part-time Instructor
8/08–5/09 — Adjunct instructor

Stone Yamashita Partners
6/01–4/04
Production Designer
CEO and senior executive-level brand and business strategy consulting to HP, PWC Consulting, Nike, Gap Inc., Armani Exchange, JP Morgan, and eBay. Worked with strategists, writers and designers to create immersive environments, print collateral, video, presentations, as well as educational and interactive media.

MacPeople
1/01–6/01

Freelance Production Design
Worked for this creative staffing agency for the following creative firms:
J Walter Thompson, GMO/Hill Holiday, Pentagram, and Stone Yamashita Partners.

Bravo! Marketing
12/98–1/01

Multimedia Designer
Art direction/design of print and web-based media as well as multimedia
projects and tradeshow environments. Responsibilities included execution,
communication, layout, and pre-production of design concepts.

Education

MFA, Art
Mills College, Oakland, CA
2006

BA, Industrial Arts—Design and Multimedia
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
2000

Client List

Hewlett Packard
Coca Cola Corporation
Gap Inc, Gap Brand, Old Navy Brand
eBay
PayPal
Armani Exchange
Price Waterhouse Coopers Consulting
Nike, Nike Jordan Brand
Patron Spirits, Patron Tequila Brand
Kai Vodka
Roth Vodka
US AID
Global Giving
Golds Gym Bay Area
Reactrix
Zazzle, Zazzle.com
Facebook
Vibrant Planet
Omaha State Bank
Nebraska Book Company
Nebraskans for the Arts
San Francisco Community Power
Jun Kaneko Studio
KANEKO
The McCarthy Group
The Institute for the Future
KnowledgeWorks Foundation
New Tech Network
Live Well Omaha
Emspace Communication Strategy
Mark Gibson Consulting
Kenwood Group
IDC Research
Epitonic.com
Sequoia Captial
comScore
MediaVest
The Schwalb Center for Israel and Jewish Studies

UNO Communications
UNO Graduate Studies
ReadiSorb
The Middle East Forum

ClearChannel
Zipfly
Native Health News Alliance
Cedric Hartman