NAIVASHA C THOMAS

(323)542-1100
INFO@NAI-VASHA.COM




EDUCATION


Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies Certificate, Harvard University 

Holistic Nutrition Certificate, University of Natural Health

Bachelors of Fine Arts: Theatre Design - University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV

Photography/Digital Media - Southwestern Community College, San Diego, CA

High School Diploma - Bear Creek High School, Stockton, CA


PROFICIENCY


Platforms: Mac OS 10 , Canon 5d , Nikon D3100

Applications; Adobe Photoshop cs5, Adobe Illustrator cs5, Adobe InDesign CS5, Final Cut

Pro X, Adobe Lightroom, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint,

Standard POS



PUBLICATIONS

King Kong Issue 4 / Pamela Anderson & Sergei Polunin by David LaChapelle

Undo Magazine Issue 7 / Bad Habits

Undo Magazine Issue 6 / The People's Voice

Undo Magazine Issue 5 / The Five Senses

Undo Magazine Issue 4 / Mother Earth

Undo Magazine Issue 3 / Triadic Acquisition  

Undo Magazine Issue 2 / Flying Vs Falling

Undo Magazine Issue 1 / Undo - Ordinary

Black Rainbow Magazine / Running

Paper Magazine Summer 2013 - Miguel Cover

Filter Magazine #53 - Phantogram Cover



PRESENTATIONS

Attracting Runners, European Running Business Conference - Frankfurt,  Germany



PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


2018

Adidas - 747 All-Star Weekend Activation - Social Producer / Retoucher


2017

Wild Living Foods - Raw Vegan Restaurant, DTLA - Social Director 

Nike - NFL Raider Vs Patroits Mexico Promo - Art Director

K-Swiss - SS Lookbook - Art Director

OTZ - FW Lookbook - Photographer

OTZ - SS  Lookbook - Photographer

Adidas - Futures, Womens Performance Design - Art Direction


2016

Adidas - NYC Social Launch - Photographer / Producer

K-Swiss - AW Lookbook - Art Director

BET -  Vote Your Voice Campaign - Talent

Adidas - Womens and Originals Social. Tokyo, Japan - Photographer

Original Chuck - Social Media - Photographer

Smashbox Studios - Sophia Chang x Smashbox - Art Director / Hair Stylist

OTZ - SS Lookbook - Photographer

40’s + Shorties - SS Lookbook - Photographer  

We Are Social - Social Media Marketing Agency - Photographer


2015

ICNY - SS Lookbook - Art Director

All Day Everyday - Winnning Pitch for Weight Watchers -  Lead Creative

Big Fuel -  Weight Watchers, Sally Hansen, T-Mobile - Producer, Photographer

Flexfit- Agenda Trade show, Los Angeles - Designer / Installer


2014

Puma - Sophia Chang : Brooklynite Collection - Art Director

Stussy - Nationwide sunglass launch - Display Designer

Angela by Angela Simmons - Fashion presentation - Set Designer

Jerome 5:31 - Fashion presentation, Inglot - Lighting Designer

Odd Sox -  Agenda Trade show, Las Vegas, NV - Booth Designer / Builder

A Kid - Playland Trade show, New York, NY - Booth Designer / Builder

Third NYC - AW14: Oceans Deep presentation, New York, NY - Set Designer

Puma -  Sophia Chang artist video - Director / Editor

Chromat - SS14: Mathlete presentation,  New York, NY - Set Designer

Hamlet Meats - Farm-to-Door meat delivery - Marketing + Creative Director

Nicole Medoro, “Rose Gold” EP - Art Director


2013

Stussy New York - Fall launch - Interior Fabricator  

Miguel - Paper Magazine Summer 2013 Cover - Assistant Stylist

SIR - AW13 presentation, Set Designer

Chromat - AW13 : Superstructures presentation - Stage Design

Topson Downs - 6th Ave Store Remodel - Installer/ Builder

Estelle - “Call These Boys” music video - Director, Editor

Calvary Revival Church - REDEFINE Conference. Norfolk, VA. - Stage Designer / Builder

Miguel - “Do You” music video - Assistant Stylist

Estelle - “Love + Happiness Vol. 1” International EP tour, - Videographer

J*DaVeY -  New Designer Drug Residency at Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas - art director

Jck Dvy - “Lo-F!” EP - Art Director

Nicole Medoro, “Running Back”” Music Video - Director / Editor



2012

J*DaVeY, “Little Tramps” music video - Art Director

Aegir Boardworks, Dumbo Retail Store - Builder / Creative Consultant

Phantogram, Filter Magazine #53 Cover October - Stylist

ReInspire, Store Remodel, Dumbo, BK. - Producer/Installer

Xochi Menswear, Lookbook  - Photographer

Stussy Las Vegas, Summer 2012 launch - Installation Builder / Electrician

Chromat, SS12 Lookbook - Stylist, Creative Director

Rocksmith, SS12 Lookbook -  Stylist


2010-2011

Forever 21, East Coast Big Box Team - Senior Visual Design Supervisor


2009

Stussy La Brea - Retail Sales

Pucci, Las Vegas - Visual Merchandiser / Sales


2008

MAC Cosmetics, Las Vegas - Key Artist

Express, Las Vegas - Visual Merchandiser

Fruition, Las Vegas - Brand Advisor 


2007

T-Mobile - Las Vegas - Sales Manager

Warner/Elektra/Atlantic Records , Regional Marketing + Sales- College Marketing Rep


2006

Rampage / Charlotte Russe - Las Vegas, NV - Regional Visual Director



EXHIBITIONS

“Lip Shitz” - August 2011 - Somar Bar , Oakland, California

“And Then I Took My Skin Off” - Feb 2012 - Los Angeles, California

“Ste. 301” - October 2012 - M1-5,  New York, NY

“Shooters” - December 2017 -Treason Gallery, Seattle, Washington


REFERENCES


Shana Fried
Lawyer and Founder of Fried Firm Legal 
shana@thefriedfirm.com



Marisol Martinez 
Former Senior Director, Atlantic Records 
solotm1@gmail.com