Christopher Mostello

Christopher Mostello

creative, storyteller, tinkerer

About

Creating experiences that matter.

Background in human-computer interaction, marketing, and visual design.

Designing at all stages, challenging norms, and always remaining a champion for the audience no matter who they are.

Work Experience

2016 — Now
Chicago + traveling

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

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

Growth:
Analyst, 2016 → Consultant, 2017 → Manager, Today

2017 — Now

Mentoring and coaching advisees; including a holistic approach to career management, progression, and practicing self-reflection.

2016 — Now
Talent Acquisition Support at Avanade

Supporting early talent/campus recruitment, interviewing, and events.

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

Consulted with organizations, delivering communication and graphic design services for 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.

Volunteering

2018 — 2021
Global

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
Global

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

Education

M.S. Human-Computer Interaction at DePaul University, Jarvis College of Computing and Digital Media
Chicago
Business Administration at DePaul University, Driehaus College of Business
Chicago
B.A. Marketing and Management
Chicago
2019

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