Hi, My name is

Faz Besharatian


I am          

a Designer an Instructor a Creative a Change Agent a Brand Builder a Thinker a Tinkerer

Fannie Mae is keeping me busy at the moment.
Still teaching when I can.

Memory lane...

πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’» Sketching in Virtual Reality: A Practical Workshop (Instructor)

Course Description

🎀 Public Good App House Festival (Speaker)

Converting Your Passion into Their Practice

🏬 Fjord

[Interaction Design Lead, 2016-2018]

πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’» User Experience Design – 1 Week Class (Instructor)

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🎀 Web Content Maven Mini-Conference (Speaker)
"Effective Visuals & Prototypes"

http://www.meetup.com/webcontentmavens/events/232301329/
Presentation Slides

πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’» User Experience Design Immersive 8 (Instructor)

Course Description | All Classes Thought at GA

🎀 Web Content Mavens + GA Present: Website User Expereince (Speaker)

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πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’» User Experience Design Immersive 7 (Instructor)

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🎀 World IA Day DC 2016 (Speaker)

Information Everywhere, Architects Everywhere – February 20, 2016
Full Video: Practical Pitfalls Unraveled: Insights for the Growth-Seeking IA (Workshop)

πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’» User Experience Design Immersive 6 (Instructor)

🎬 Sample Lesson
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πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’» Basic UX: Rapid Paper Prototyping Your Mobile App (Instructor)

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πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’» Sketch App Bootcamp (Instructor)

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πŸŽ‰πŸ… Instrutor Stories: Faz Besharatian Inspires Students to Work as a Team in UXDI

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πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’» User Experience Design Immersive 5 (Instructor)

Course Description | All Classes Thought at GA

πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’» Basic UX: Rapid Paper Prototyping Your Mobile App (Instructor)

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πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’» Sketch App Bootcamp (Instructor)

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πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’» Sketch App Bootcamp (Instructor)

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πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’» User Experience Design Immersive 4 (Instructor)

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πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’» Basic UX: Rapid Paper Prototyping Your Mobile App (Instructor)

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🎀 General Assembly Farragut Fridays (Speaker)

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πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’» Sketch App Bootcamp (Instructor)

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πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’» Basic UX: Rapid Paper Prototyping Your Mobile App (Instructor)

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πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’» User Experience Design Immersive 3 (Instructor)

Course Description | All Classes Thought at GA

🎀 Teach @ General Assembly (Panelist)

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🎀 Intro to the DC Design Community (Panelist)

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πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’» Basic UX: Rapid Paper Prototyping Your Mobile App (Instructor)

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πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’» User Experience Design Immersive 2 (Instructor)

Course Description | All Classes Thought at GA

πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’» User Experience Design Immersive 1 (Instructor)

Course Description | All Classes Thought at GA

🎀 Getting Hired as a User Experience Designer (Panelist)

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πŸŽ“ General Assembly

[User Experience Instructor, 2014-Present]

πŸ— GustoWorks

[Principle/Owner, 2011-Present]

🏬 ThinkVoice

[Co-founder, 2012-2016]

🎀 How Interactive Conference (Speaker)

Designing Without a Plan (Speaker)

🏬 Welocalize

[Sr Product Manager, 2011]

🎀 AIGA In-House (Speaker)

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πŸŽ“ Yale School of Management [2010]

Certificate, Business Perspectives for Creative Leaders
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🏬 AARP

[Design Director – 2007-2011]

🏬 AOL

[Principal Designer – 2005-2007]

πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’» Corcoran College of Art + Design

[Adjunct Faculty – 2004-2008]

🏬 US Airways

[Design Manager – 2004-2005]

🏬 Terrapin Systems

[Art Director/Web Designer – 2003-2004]

πŸ— Independent Designer

[Art Director/Designer – 2001-2002]

🏬 USWeb/CKS (became marchFIRST)

[Art Director - 1999-2001]

🏬 Snyder Communication

[Graphic Designer - 1995-1996]

🏬 Maryland Media

[Graphic Artist - 1993-1995, part-time]

πŸŽ“ University of Maryland, College Park [1995]

Bachelor of Arts in Graphic/Advertising Design