Resume

Professional Experience

Avery Mazor, Strategic Creative
4/04–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. Proficiency in display and exhibit design and production. Presentation coaching, content development, and design. Experience in 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

Taught a full load of college-level design courses while maintaining research practice in professional design. Launched concentration in graphic design within studio arts degree at UNO. Created physical and conceptual space for graphic designers within the department and grew the concentration from 12 students to 120 in one semester. Designed, wrote, and implemented all new curriculum, built three computer labs, and advised hundreds of students. Assured academic compliance with accrediting body (NASAD).
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 trade-show 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

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