work EXPERIENCE


FREELANCE ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR
January 2015 – Present

AGENCIES: 360i, Big Spaceship, Digitas, Cramer-Krasselt, Publicis, Wunderman, SS+K, M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment, LOOP Digital, Watercooler Group + more.

BRANDS: Coca-Cola, Sprite, American Express, Hilton, Reebok, Miracle-Gro, Lean Cuisine, Bounty, Charmin, Puffs, French's, Jackson Hewitt.

SENIOR ART DIRECTOR
The Concept Farm
March 2013 – December 2014

BRANDS: Aruba Tourism, ESPN, Empire State Building, Heineken + Amstel New Products, Rockefeller Foundation, and TRW Automotive.

FREELANCE ART DIRECTOR
January 2012 – March 2013

AGENCIES: Digitas, Wunderman, SS+K, Maude, Noise NYC, Sylvain Labs, Naked Communications, MTV.

BRANDS: Citibank, Chevy, Levi's, United, NBC, Pepsi, D'usse Cognac, Bespoken Cloththiers + more.

ART DIRECTOR / IDEA ARCHITECT
People Ideas & Culture
May 2010 – December 2011

BRANDS: ask.com, Club Monaco, CNN, Coda Automotive, Match.com, Mike's Hard Lemonade, Mohegan Sun, Russian Standard Vodka, Samsung, Veev + more.

FREELANCE ART DIRECTOR / GRAPHIC DESIGNER
May 2008 – May 2010
AGENCIES: Publicis, McGarry Bowen + more.

ART DIRECTOR INTERN
Ogilvy & Mather
June 2007 – August 2007

GRAPHIC DESIGNER
January 2004 – August 2006
Various design shops + agencies
 

 

AWARDS

EFFIE, Gold
Sustained Success for American Express Small Business Saturday, 2017

EFFIE, Bronze
Aruba Tourism, 2014

Magellan Award, Gold
Aruba Tourism, Digital Marketing/Advertising, 2014

Magellan Award, Gold
Aruba Tourism, Overall Family Destination, 2014

 

life experience

I’ve been to the only place in the world where lions sleep in trees. I snowboard but I’m the world’s worst at surfing. I’ve kissed a sea lion and a shark. I’m scared of heights and the street sweeper.

 

EDUCATION

VCU BRANDCENTER
MS, Mass Communications / Advertising
2006 – 2008

GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY
BA, Art & Visual Technology (Graphic Design)
1999 – 2004