Liza (pronounced Leeza) Savage-Katz is an adjunct Professor at R.I.T (Rochester Institute of Technology) in New Media and Design. She is the founder of a small productions company, Savage-Katz Productions, LLC, that creates conscious educational content.
Liza grew up in Western, New York and graduated from R.I.T receiving a BFA in illustration and design. After graduation, she worked as a Art Director in Rochester for several ad agencies in Rochester, New York on accounts such as Kodak, Bausch and Lomb, and Frontier Communications. Liza then moved to London to work as a Senior Art Director at KLP EURO RCSG. There she pitched and won accounts such as L'Oréal UK, Vidal Sassoon, Xerox UK, Moët and Chandon, and Coca Cola Brazil. From KLP, Liza moved on to become Senior Art Director at Marketing Direct Worldwide. There she worked with Disney UK to launch films such as “Monsters, Inc”, “Atlantis”, “Lilo and Stitch”, as well as the relaunch of the Disney Classics such as “Snow White” and “Beauty and the Beast”. She also helped relaunch the Mickey Mouse and Princess Brands in the UK.