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Head of Marketing & Communications
Global

Sara Mazzoni

Originally from Colorado, Sara Mazzoni has connected the dots of her marketing career around the world to land in Sydney, Australia. Favourite roles include working for the Los Angeles Country Arts Commission, in the career center at George Washington University and wearing many hats at a Little Peach Co., a boutique letterpress studio. This role at Shillington is her dream job—combining a love of creativity with her insatiable desire to share the stories and successes of amazing people doing amazing things.

Why do you enjoy working in design education?

Shillington is a big, fun, crazy creative family. Our leadership team is unbelievably innovative, our teaching team’s passion is off the charts … and our students make it all worth while! I love coming to work every day.

What keeps you busy outside of Shillington?

Instagrammable nature walks. Binge-watching Netflix series. Singing along to everyone’s least favourite music—country and show tunes. Bronte Beach at sunrise. Reading modern novels, pop science, memoirs and trashy crime novels. And eating good food with even better company.

What or who are you loving right now?

Laughing at Mari Andrew’s illustrations. Feeling nostalgic with Timehop. And hunting down the best doughnut in Sydney (Grumpy Donuts’ Apple Fritter is currently in the lead).

What’s your favourite blog?

I’m guilty of spending way too many hours on Buzzfeed, plus I love Cup of Jo and Jezebel. Design-wise, I used to work at a letterpress studio so I’m a total sucker for For Print Only. And of course I have to mention Shillington Design Blog, where our marketing team shares incredible stories and resources!

I’m also a big podcast fan. Song Exploder, It’s Been a Minute, Before Breakfast, Happier and In Good Company are some of my favourites.

Andrew Shillington
Founder, Global

Anthony Wood
Managing Director, Global

Clare Terry
Director, Australia

Shanti Sparrow
Director of Teaching, Global

Natalia Zuluaga
DesignOps & Teacher, Global

Sydney Ligouri
Head, New York

John Palowski
Head of Course Content, Global

Chris Norman
Head of Online, Global

Clay Allison
Head of Experience, Global

Alex Daley
Experience Manager, United States

Ella Shillington
Experience Manager, Australia

Meg Bathard
Experience Assistant, United Kingdom

Sara Mazzoni
Head of Marketing & Communications, Global

Oli Stevenson
Marketing & Communications Lead, Global

Eden Lim
Marketing & Communications Assistant, Australia

Laura Walton
Marketing & Communications Assistant, New York

George Simkin
Lead Teacher, London

Kim Melvin
Lead Teacher, New York

Nick Smith
Lead Teacher, United Kingdom

Jack Trotman
Lead Teacher, London

Cathy Sison
Lead Teacher, Online

Nick Bailey
Lead Teacher, Brisbane

Mehul Patel
Graphic Design Teacher, Manchester

Spencer Harrison
Graphic Design Teacher, Melbourne

Amy Prus
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Maja Cule
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Frankie Young
Teacher & Special Projects, Online

Andy Judd
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Jamie Lawson
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Wayne Smith
Graphic Design Teacher, Melbourne

Lizzie Curtis
Graphic Design Teacher, London

Adam Busby
Graphic Design Teacher, Brisbane

Jimmy Muldoon
Teacher & Special Projects, New York

Alan Barba
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Bonnie Eichelberger
Graphic Design Teacher, Melbourne

Dan Wilson
Graphic Design Teacher, London

Maaya Lad
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Dave Bird
Graphic Design Teacher, Manchester

Hilary Archer
Graphic Design Teacher, London

Tina Victoria Afshar
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Simon Wiltshire
Graphic Design Teacher, Sydney

Mitch Reyes
Graphic Design Teacher, Brisbane

Mary Faber
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Fiona Martin
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Gabrielle White
Graphic Design Teacher, Brisbane

Johnny Boardman
Graphic Design Teacher, London

Shrenik Ganatra
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Olivia Chen
Graphic Design Teacher, Sydney

Kody Pangburn
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Emma Tobin
Graphic Design Teacher, London

Annette Dennis
Teacher & Special Projects, Online

Katie Mihailovits
Graphic Design Teacher, London

Rachel Broaders
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Missy Dempsey
Graphic Design Teacher, Sydney

Lovish Saini
Graphic Design Teacher, Manchester

Michael Zhang
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Benny Hinman
Graphic Design Teacher, Sydney

Tim King
Graphic Design Teacher, Sydney

Kym Rohman
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Thiago Eichner
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Tessa Canon
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Nathan Millard
Graphic Design Teacher, Melbourne

Jaimee-Lee Field
Graphic Design Teacher, Sydney

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