Maurice Cherry is principal and creative director at Lunch, an award-winning multidisciplinary creative studio he established in 2008 in Atlanta, GA. These days, Maurice is perhaps most well-known for his award-winning podcast Revision Path™, which showcases Black designers, developers, and digital creators from all over the world. It is the first podcast to be added to the permanent collection of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). Other projects of Maurice’s include the Black Weblog Awards, 28 Days of the Web, The Year of Tea, and the design anthology RECOGNIZE. Maurice is the 2018 recipient of the Steven Heller Prize for Cultural Commentary from AIGA, was named as one of GDUSA’s “People to Watch” in 2018, and was included in the 2018 edition of The Root 100 (#60), their annual list of the most influential African-Americans ages 25 to 45.
- RECOGNIZERECOGNIZE is a design anthology featuring essays and commentary from indigenous people and people of color — the next generation of emerging design voices. This inaugural volume was funded and hosted by InVision, who also provided editorial oversight. Illustrations by Robert Liu-Trujillo, and featuring the design voices of Anne H. Berry, Christina Harrington, Christopher Jones, Tash Moore, and Courtney D. Sharpe. Read the entire anthology at https://www.invisionapp.com/inside-design/category/r
- FunctionFunction is a podcast about how technology is shaping culture and communications. Host and Glitch CEO, Anil Dash, sits down with the developers behind some of the world’s best-known apps, games and services, and also talks with users, critics and culture experts to unpack the effects of these features.
- Revision PathRevision Path is an award-winning weekly interview podcast that focuses on showcasing some of the best Black graphic designers, web designers, and web developers from all over the world. On each episode, we explore the stories, processes, experiences, insights, and creative inspirations of these awesome creators.
Projects credited in
- Championing Diversity: This Black History Month 2018, meet 100 creatives inspiring changeThis Black History Month 2018, we’ve brought together a group of outstanding industry heroes to each nominate 10 black changemakers and creators that are shaping culture, arts, design, business, tech and beyond. We still have a way to go when it comes to conquering the lack of diversity in the creative industry - which is why it so important for us, as a platform, to use our force for good. To do so, throughout the year we spotlight incredible people, the projects that they are involved with141
Founder and HostRevision Path
Atlanta, United StatesFreelance
• Produce and host an award-winning podcast showcasing Black designers and developers from around the world • Manage a team of producers, writers and an audio engineer to help edit and produce weekly interviews, including show notes and related editorial content • Create content strategy for a team of freelance writers from around the world • Edit and structure articles, coordinate social media campaigns, and onboard new freelancers to the platform’s writing style • Negotiate contracts and budgets with brands and sponsors
Senior Creative StrategistGlitch
- New York, United StatesFull Time
• Served as Glitch's in-house creative expert, working in both internal and client-specific meetings, media, and other events • Created the media and design departments at Glitch, including surveying employees for task needs, writing job descriptions, and recruiting, interviewing, and onboarding new staff • Led and empowered the media team to develop high-quality, targeted media for product marketing and storytelling efforts to enhance the Glitch brand • Helped Glitch tell compelling brand stories to push the brand forward • Generated creative ideas and provide strategic consultation across operations, business development, partnerships, and other departments • Created proactive opportunities for collaboration between Glitch, businesses, and creators on the platforms • Created high-quality, practical content (blog posts, podcasts, video interviews, eBooks/zines, and email newsletters) to help deliver insights into how users can best utilize Glitch • Worked across teams to help hone public communications by tracking metrics, refining content and content types, rewriting and repackaging existing content to maximize its effectiveness to meet the needs of our audiences • Other roles held at Glitch during this time: content marketer; design communications specialist; design, communications and marketing lead; head of media.
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- Podcast Production
- Graphic Design
- Audio Interviewing
- Project Management
- Content Management
MastersKeller Graduate School of Management
- Atlanta, United States
Master's degree, network and communications management. Concentration in project management.
- Atlanta, United States
Beta Kappa Chi, Golden Key International Honour Society, National Association of Collegiate Scholars, National Society of Black Engineers