Alireza Vaziri is a design director and educator. He is an assistant professor at the  and a member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (). He earned his MFA in Design from the , and his BFA in Design from the University of Art, Tehran. His scholarship, teaching, and outreach are centered on applying visual storytelling and interactive media as effective mediums to raise awareness about contemporary social, political, and cultural dilemmas. Alireza has received some prestigious design  and his work has been featured in numerous , magazines,  and  around the world such as the , Commarts and etc. He stands as the founder of Vaziri Studio a brand and experience design firm based in Washington, D.C.