Octavio Kano joined Moody College of Communication in Fall 2019 as an assistant professor of practice in the Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations. Kano has more than 20 years of experience in the creative industry, as well as an international background and formal education in the visual arts.
Throughout his career in the visual communication field, Kano has developed and implemented responsive and interactive multimedia designs and advertising campaigns that include print media, art direction, photography, 3D motion graphics and social media. His work has benefitted numerous non-profit and for-profit organizations such as the Boston Children's Hospital, the Consumer Electronics Association, Plato Learning Inc., Best Buy and Blue Cross Blue Shields of Minnesota.
Kano has taught and will continue to teach courses in creativity including 360 video production and immersive technology storytelling.