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Creative Director


Culture forward Creative Director with 12+ years experience leading the creation, ideation, production and execution of award winning Experiential Events, Films, and Branded Experiences.


I specialize in creating narrative filled environments and experiential  installations for live & virtual audiences for fortune 100 brands at industry leading experiential agencies.

I strive to be a  Creative’s Creative. The type of creative that guides and leads with empathy and respect for the creative process, and the layers of talent that have to touch a project from concept to creation.

I take pride in not only knowing how to fine tune a design custom for the occasion, but also having the experience and  knowledge of how to bring it to life

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Martel currently serves as the the Founder and Creative Director of Uni. Verse Studio, LLC.

In 2020 Hasley founded the platform, and has worked hard to have it serve as a Collaborative Studio of Black creatives celebrating Artistry and Individuality in the form of Immersive Exhibits, Cultural Photography, Branded Experiences and Premier Art. 

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As a designer, I’m a lover of space and the intimate items we can fill it with to transform it into an environment that communicates without speaking a single word. I conceptualize designs in 3D modeling software as a way to communicate and render the designs in my head.


Finding solutions that fit not just a brand's identity, but speak to the brand's potential. The parts of the brand that need to reach out and grab the attention of an audience of one or thousands. I take pride in not only knowing how to fine tune a design custom for the occasion, but also having the experience and  knowledge of how to bring it to life, practically, efficiently and scaled to budget and expectations.


contact ME
​Martel Hasley
Creative Director

Daly City, CA 94015

Tel: 734-444-6011


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Film & Commercial

  • Honda Driving the Legacy of HBCUs- Docuseries

    • 4-Part Docuseries 

    • Creative Direction (Writing & Visual Style)​

    • Interviews and Story Structure

  • Blindspotting (2017) -Feature Film 

    • ​Graphic Design & Art Department

    • Sundance Festival Selection

    • Palm Springs International Festival

    • 10+ awards

  • KINGS  (2017)- Cultural Short Film

    • Production Designer

    • BAFTA Film

  • The Last Page (2017)- Narrative Short 

    • ​Writer/Exec. Producer/Production Designer

    • ​​Los Angelos Independent  Film Festival

  • Caged (2016)- Narrative Short Film

    • Production Designer


  • Offsprung (2016)- Sci-fi Short Film

    • Production Designer/Art Director

    • Womens Independent Film Festival


  • Coinstar (2016)- National Commercial

    • Set Construction


  • Tazo Tea (2016)- Commercial

    • Production Design and Art Direction


  • Moleskine(2016) Commercial

    • ​Production Design and Art Direction

Events & Experiences

  • Sephora SLC Brand Fair 2017-2019

  • Twitter - Pop-up Store 2018-2019

  • Palo Alto Networks - Ignite 2017

  • Blavity - AfroTech 2018 & 2019

  • Blavity - Summit 21 2019

  • Gainsight - Pulse 2019

  • Applovin - Traveling Booth Japan & China

  • Amazon - GHC Booth 2019

  • SF Symphony - Annual Gala 2018 & 2019

  • Blavity - AfroTech World 2020 & 2021

  • American Express - Pacesetters 2022

  • New Profit - The Well 2022

  • Honda - Battle of the Bands 2023

  • Amazon - Ignite 2023

  • Apple - Cannes Lion

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