Alissa Hessler is an art director, project manager, photographer, and instructor, with over a decade of creative industry experience. She has lead diverse creative teams in the design management, photography, and film worlds, serving as an executive producer, art director, photographer and photo editor. Her clients include industry giants Nordstrom, Microsoft, Teague, Boeing, Edelman, Colliers International and Starbucks. She also served as the creative director and project manager for all product launches at smartphone giant HTC, bringing over twenty devices to market at couture press events around the world.
Alissa now manages Jacob Hessler’s fine-art career and is the director of client relations for their branding agency, Hessler Creative. In 2017, her first book "Ditch the City and Go Country" released through Macmillian. The book was inspired by her blog Urban Exodus, photographing and interviewing people that left city life. This is her third year teaching at The Workshops. Hessler Creative’s website is www.hesslercreative.com.