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Creative Director

Aura Aragon-Ball

The details are not the details. They make the design.

Charles Eames

Passion for Brands

Aura oversees creative for brands both big and small to help define and visualize their unique offering. She is an experienced team leader who enjoys collaborating with multidisciplinary groups to solve complex problems and create immersive experiences that convey brand stories.

Aura worked as a Design Director at Ziba Design, working with clients such as: New Seasons, Salt & Straw, Oregon College of Arts and Craft, Charles Schwabb, Realty Trust, Target, Holiday Inn and Gerding Edlen Development. Prior to Ziba, Aura worked for Whole Foods Market as an art director, and Garza Group Communications as a graphic designer focused on branding and graphic identity within the real estate and property development industry. Aura grew up in Mexico City, she moved to California and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design from the Art Center College of Design. Aura’s skills in production, branding, art direction, and management have been honed over 15 years in the creative industry along with her love of ice cream and foreign travel.

What was your favorite TV show when growing up? Why?

Growing up in Mexico City, I was an avid Soap Opera watcher. ‘Telenovelas’ are so much fun, they are dramatic, they have grandiose story lines, and some of the best characters become cultural icons. In the 80’s, Mexico City stopped buzzing, and everyone went inside their living rooms to watch their favorite telenovela. It was a communal experience, a cultural bond that defined a moment-in-time. One of my favorites is ‘Cuna de Lobos,’ Catalina Creel was the best.