Garen Mirzaian

Motion Graphics/Animator

As a member of Consensus Creative, Garen brings to life static imagery, infographics, project identities, and design renderings for real estate development projects and digital content for public outreach programs. His works spans award winning engagement campaigns including “Help House LA Vets” for the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration, “I Heart Burbank” for the redevelopment of Burbank Town Center, and several animated videos for active transportation programs initiated by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority (LACMTA). Garen’s work is critical to developing visually compelling content that builds excitement and buzz around lifestyle projects, place marketing and forward-thinking urban planning solutions. He has written and directed an award-winning short film, “Quitter,” and takes on projects as cinematographer and director of photography.

Garen earned a Director’s Certificate from UCLA Extension. He is currently working on his thesis for California State University Los Angeles’ MFA Film program, and holds a Bachelor’s in Biology from UCSB. He is fluent in Armenian.


Julie Gertler


In 1986, Julie predicted today’s intense conflicts about growth and development and founded Consensus to foster constructive communication among the parties and enable responsible projects to get built.

Julie is recognized as a thought-leader in the business of strategic communications and community relations. Throughout her career, she has pioneered techniques that facilitate support for real estate development, transportation improvements, infrastructure projects and environmental cleanups, many of which are broadly applied today.

Julie’s particular expertise is with facilitating controversial processes, communicating with diverse audiences and meeting the needs of decision-makers. She has designed and managed strategic community relations programs for countless projects, including those widely considered to be among the most contentious ever seen in California.

Though she has retired from full-time work, Julie remains involved in the company she founded and supports its leadership team with regular inspiration, insight and strategic planning.

Julie is a graduate of UCLA and the Harvard Law School Public Disputes Program. Prior to founding Consensus, Julie served as Deputy to a member of the Los Angeles City Council, playing a key role in many land use and environmental issues. She successfully managed a United States Congressional campaign, was a mayoral appointee and chair of a commission of the City of Los Angeles and headed a large non-profit membership organization.


Anthony Wiktor

Creative Art Director

Chicago-born, Anthony is a seasoned veteran of the design industry who is currently using his creativity to bring ideas to life in Los Angeles, CA. Anthony directs creative strategies for Consensus Creative. He has traditional marketing and advertising experience, yet his focus lies in digital design where creating interactive consumer and online experiences drive successful brand engagement strategies for clients.

Anthony’s portfolio showcases a range of exceptionally well-crafted campaigns for national brands in both digital and traditional media, and he has won multiple awards for both web design and branding. He has received degrees in design from Columbia College Chicago and Woodbury University in Burbank, California. He also was featured as an Industry Expert in Web Designer Magazine’s Hot 100 issue.