Résumé

I am Dr. Domenico Mazza (b. Monza, 1991) an Australian/Italian citizen currently based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

I am a skilled visual designer of digital user interfaces, data visualisations and wayfinding systems. I thrive on challenging the visual design of digital and physical interfaces.

Employment

I have a wide range of experience as a practicing visual, interaction and web designer for tertiary education and research, the arts sector, as well as large and small design and cultural organisations.

  • Sessional teaching associate / unit coordinator
    Teaching and coordination for web design unit.
    Monash University, Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture (MADA)

    Feb 2016 – Dec 2017 (1 year 11 months)
  • Freelance visual/interaction designer and web developer

    Clients including Groove in the Moo music festival, artistic publisher Negative Press and artist Brook Andrew.

    https://do.meni.co/work/web-design
    Dec 2013 – Jun 2015 (1 year 7 months)
  • Interaction design intern

    Interaction and visualisation designer.
    Arup, Melbourne, Australia

    https://do.meni.co/work/miti-arup
    Dec 2014 – Feb 2015 (3 months)
  • Graphic design intern
    Print and wayfinding graphic designer) for faculty open day.
    Monash University, Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture (MADA)
    https://do.meni.co/work/winter-at-mada
    Jun 2014 – Jul 2014 (2 months)
  • Research assistant


    Interaction and visualisation designer.
    Immersive Analytics visualisation lab (IALab)
    Monash University, Faculty of Information Technology
    https://do.meni.co/research/accordion
    Jun 2014 – Jul 2014 (2 months)
  • Graphic design intern for Nite Art 2014

    Print and web graphic designer.
    Nite Art, under Work Art Life Studios, Melbourne, Australia

    May 2014 – Jul 2014 (3 months)
  • Graphic design intern

    Print and wayfinding graphic designer.
    Work Art Life Studios, Melbourne, Australia

    Jun 2013 – Jul 2013 (2 months)

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Computer Science

    2015–2019

    Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University

    https://do.meni.co/phd/exhibition
  • Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication)(Honours)

    2011–2014

    Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, Monash University
  • Certificates IV in Design and Visual Arts and Contemporary Craft

    2010
    Brighton Bay Art, Design & Photography

Publications

Selected exhibitions

Performance

Grants

  • Research Training Program (RTP) scholarship / Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) scholarship
    Funding for PhD research ~$25,800 AUD per annum (total ~$103,200 AUD) 2015–2018
  • Arup Melbourne PhD top-up scholarship
    Top-up funding for PhD research $7000 AUD per annum (total $28,000 AUD) 2015–2018