Branding & Creative Services
Manager of Creative Services
Lauren Laman Mathews leads the Branding and Creative Services team in the Office of Public Affairs in design, branding and creative efforts. She collaborates with other teams both within and outside of Public Affairs in the creation of pieces that complement the brand while meeting the objectives of the Office of Development and the Office of the President, as well as Human Resources and communications specialists within each of our 6 schools. In addition to that, she and her team manage the brand, identity and branding guidelines of the university in a variety of formats. Lauren has served as graphic designer and senior graphic designer in the Office of Public Affairs at UTHealth since 2008 after working in the Community Relations office of Lamar Consolidated Independent School District in Rosenberg, Texas. She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Art degree from Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas in 2006.
Bianca Johnson is the marketing coordinator for the Branding & Creative Services team in the Office of Public Affairs. She serves as project manager and works with departments throughout the university to enforce UTHealth graphic standards on marketing collateral. Bianca joined UTHealth in September 2015 after working in marketing and project coordinator roles in the oil and gas, tax and technology industries. She holds a Bachelor of Science in public relations from The University of Texas at Austin.
J. Daniel Escareño
Senior Graphic Designer
As senior graphic designer for the Office of Public Affairs, J. Daniel Escareño supports the Offices of the President and Development by promoting the brand and identity of the university. Daniel’s artistic responsibilities for the Branding & Creative Services team include concept, design and production of brochures, invitations, collateral and event materials for the university’s development and marketing efforts in addition to supporting the needs of other departments and schools. Daniel came to UTHealth from H.L. Flake Security Hardware Company where he was senior designer in the marketing department, managing print and digital media projects. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in graphic design from the Art Institute of Houston with a background in photography.
Jonathan Lopez is a graphic designer on the Branding & Creative Services team. He joined the UTHealth Office of Public Affairs in July 2015 after working at Xtickers Designs as lead designer and project manager. He is responsible for concept building, designing and making sure projects get executed and delivered in a timely manner. Jonathan has been working in the creative field since 2008 and has a Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Communications from the University of Houston.