Artist, explorer and experience curator — brand manager and strategist — creative catalyst

I am —

Cecilia Doan, alias CC

b. 1988 Saigon

Pacific Northwest raised, San Francisco based

Artist, explorer and experience curator

Brand manager and strategist

Creative catalyst



Selections of work —

Essential Products is rebellious in its vision to make technology that offers freedom from any fixed system or ideal. What does that mean for youth? I launched an anthem film to rally the future generation. [Read]

With an ethos drawn from the DIY spirit of Fugazi this company grew from development resource to world class digital agency. I led strategy for the Instrument brand. [Read]

At the heart of this virtual reality incubator is curiosity and play. I envisioned programming for The Cookie Shop. [Read]

To see the real Los Angeles underneath its rich patina of excess is to fall in love. I helped Red Bull Music Academy debut its namesake festival with a campaign that's unmistakably LA. [Read]


Selections of art—

Who is Georges? I designed clothing and art to personify the rebel spirit in women and girls. [Read]

Cardboard can serve as shelter or salvation. I curated the first Google Cardboard art show for charity—and Cannes. [Read]

The term “fashion killer” takes on new meaning ... or does it? I provide satirical commentary through illustration as Shit Bloggers Wear. [Read]


That's nice. What else?



Experience — 

Essential Products [Now]

Freelance [2016-Now]

Public-Library [2016-18]

Instrument [2012-16]

Big Giant [2011-12]


Select clients —

Annapurna Pictures





Nike ROOM 72 / LA

Red Bull

Red Bull Music Academy

Studio Shamshiri



Quality words —

“Her impact was felt immediately and her combination of intellect and heart combined to bring both deep thought and rational ideas to our company since day one.” 

Vince LaVecchia, Partner & Co-Founder at Instrument

“Cecilia is inspiring and creative and has a very infectious positive energy that motivates and inspires people to do great work.” 

Tim Heider, Senior Developer at Instrument

“Cecilia doesn't back away from the tough conversations.”

Steve Denekas, VP of Creative at BASIC

“You want her on your playground ... She has a good heart and is driven to contribute to the greater good.” 

Toby Grubb, Partner & Digital Director at This. 



Say hello —