J. Marc Peterson

Vice President of Operations/Studio Manager

Marc manages day-to-day operations to create an environment conducive to maintaining the high level of teamwork that benefits our clients. He works closely with MAYA’s designers to improve processes and both internal and external relationships. His goal is to drive the highest levels of creative and client service while developing and aligning strategies that ensure our business objectives.

Prior to his current position, Marc was our Director of Emerging Capabilities. He was responsible for developing and fostering innovative and productive business partnerships. He also sought non-traditional hires to provide an even broader, and deeper, pool of creativity for our clients.

Marc has nearly 20 years of experience in graphic, environment, event, advertising, and brand design across many marketing channels­. As former Director of MAYA’s Visual Design team, he built a group of highly talented and creative visual designers. Before he joined MAYA, Marc directed the Visual Media Department of élan communications, which he helped to establish in 1995. There, he integrated customer experiences from the smallest design details to overall message platforms for clients such as MasterCard, Audi, Panasonic, IBM, and Ford Motor Company.

Education

BA Communications, Purdue University
Yale University, Brissago Switzerland

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