Part-time Assistant Professor
Creative Director, Producer. Alisa's creative work is focused in several arenas, including creative and photographic direction for major consumer magazines, advertising and television in both the US and Europe. She also specializes in branding and corporate identity development. Alisa began her work in Paris at the creative agency Éditorial (at the daily Libération), mentored by Claud Maggiori and Marc Belli.
At Parsons, Alisa's courses focus heavily on creative concept development and traditional design skills, where she treats software as a tool used to execute well developed ideas.
Cross-cultural issues have infused her work throughout her career. She has served as a creative and language mentor to child refugees from the Balkan wars in Germany, worked on development projects in sub-Saharan Africa, and as a creative and photography mentor to youth in New York City, in publicly and privately funded programs. BFA Honors, San Diego State University. Alisa is now based in Los Angeles, California.
Clients include: Condé Nast International, David Thomas for the Prince's Trust, Pro7/Sat1 Group/Redseven Entertainment, Aveda, BBDO Germany, Lenbachhaus Munich, Kunstverein Munich, North6/White Label, iD-Film Hamburg, Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin, Der Spiegel Magazin, Hubert Burda Media, Google, l'Officiel Suisse, WIRED magazine and others.
Digital Imaging w/ Photoshop 1 (Open Campus)
Graphic Design 1 (Open Campus)