Christopher Mostello

Christopher Mostello

Designing & Tinkering in Chicago, he/him


Eight years strong in crafting digital solutions, content, and end-to-end experiences that delight brands, businesses, and centered around the customer.

Background in human-computer interaction, marketing, and visual design. Delivering at all stages of the design process and challenging norms, while remaining an advocate for the user no matter who they are.

Work Experience

2016 — Now
Chicago + remote travel

Delivering client-facing engagements in a range of levels and roles; including experience design lead, workshop facilitator, researcher, product designer, design consultant, and change consultant; delivering in agile scrum environments.

Chemical and materials science • Community banking and finance • Energy • Government • Home and personal care • Household consumer goods • Insurance • Mortgage lending

Analyst, 2016 → Consultant, 2017 → Manager, Today

2017 — Now

Mentoring and coaching advisees; including career management, progression, and practicing self-reflection.

2016 — Now
Talent Acquisition Support at Avanade

Supporting early talent/campus recruitment events, and interviewing.

2014 — 2016
Freelance Graphic Designer at Advertising, Marketing, and Non-profit Organizations

Consulted with organizations, delivering best practice in communication and graphic design in marketing materials; advertising campaigns including large-scale signage, transit bus and rail interior cards, digital station displays, and billboards; and organizational materials including brand guides, quarterly and yearly reports, and marketing kits.


2018 — 2021

Developed and delivered LGBTQ+ employee network global inclusion strategy; collaborated with teams from executive leadership to internal business teams and external partners; expanded global leadership team; developed global community engagement program; and delivered top 10 storytelling campaigns for internal and external audience.

2016 — 2018

Developed network brand, voice, and identity; co-cordinated local Pride engagement programming; and developed network of internal function co-collaborators.


M.S. Human-Computer Interaction at DePaul University, College of Computing and Digital Media
Business Administration at DePaul University, Driehaus College of Business
B.A. Marketing and Management at Illinois Institute of Art

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