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The Communications and Marketing Department is a multi-talented team that collaborates with the campus community to share the news, achievements, events, and distinctive stories of Otis College of Art and Design across all media platforms. Our aim is to present a clear, unified message of the college's mission and successes to the campus community, prospective students, alumni, donors, visitors, the greater Los Angeles community, and beyond. We provide strategy, direction, and production for a multitude of web-based, digital, and print projects. We can also engage or recommend outside vendors to meet a department's more specific needs or timeline. 

For communications and marketing related questions, please review the contact list below and reach out to the appropriate person to assist you. If you need help with promotional content or would like to inquire about initiating a design or web project, please visit our FAQ's and fill out a design request or webteam request form.


Lawrence Aldava
Vice President, Marketing
Email Lawrence

Jennifer Atalla
Video Production Specialist
Email Jennifer

Cheryl Autry
Marketing Assistant
Email Cheryl

Emily Carlson
Creative Director
Office: 310-665-6897
Email Emily

Alex Devivye
Digital Designer
Office: 310-665-6933
Email Alex

Tiana Hampton
Project Manager
Email Tiana

Karissa Lake
Social Media and Digital Marketing Manager
Email Karissa

John Mandeville
Senior Web Developer
Office: 310-846-2619
Email John

Mitch Marr
Executive Director of Marketing and Communications
Email Mitch

Julie Moon
Graphic Designer
Email Julie

Anna Raya
Editorial Director
Office: 424-207-3755
Email Anna

Jackie Weissman
Director, Digital Marketing
Office: 310-665-6939    
Email Jackie


General Inquiries

Send email

Communications Resources

Documents (Stationery and Templates, etc.)

Logos (various formats)

Media Kit (Press photos, information, etc.)

Office Signage Request Form (PDF)


Community Email Request Form

Event Submission Form

Photo/Video Request Form

Publication Design Request Form

Submit a Story Idea


Webteam Contact Form