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Gil Mejia

As Director of Design and Fulfillment at BizIQ - Digital Marketing Agency, Gil Mejia oversees the Design and Development, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Paid Media (PPC), Social Media Organic & Ads, as well as the Local Listings departments, providing the direction on fulfillment for complete digital marketing solutions for over 3,000 clients. For 17-years prior to BizIQ, Gil was the Dean of Academic Affairs at The Art Institute of Phoenix overseeing the campus academic departments’ program directors, faculty members, and managed The Art Institute of Phoenix’s industry-focused curriculum. Mejia was previously the Academic Department Director for Design, managing Advertising, Graphic & Web Design for The Art Institute of Phoenix, where he taught a number of degree related classes, and also managed the departments’ faculty members. Gil also has worked as an Art Director / Designer for The Record Newspapers for over 10 years. He was a part of the Marketing Department and was responsible for the visual image of the company and its products. Mejia also worked for a national music chain store, Guitar Center Corporate Advertising, where he was in charge of sales print materials and catalogue layout and design. In addition to his work experience, Mejia currently freelances his design talents to various agencies, including radio stations, shopping malls, sports facilities, and financial institutions. Mejia is a graduate of The Academy of Art in San Francisco with a B.F.A. in Graphic Design and Argosy University with an M.B.A. in Marketing. In addition, Gil coached competitive national women’s gymnastics for over 20 years.

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