Accomplished creative thinker with experience successfully leading and executing digital media and motion graphics across multiple platforms and devices. Specific areas of expertise include creative leadership, team building, motion graphics, branding, digital content, UX trends, experiential, visual effects, and film production.
I provides solutions from concept to delivery that include both creative and technical mastery. As a Senior independent Art Director, 2D compositor, and 3D generalist, provides hands-on direction with an unmatched understanding of process and project management for diverse initiatives. Focuses on delivering solutions, creative strategy, and branding for motion and emerging digital media.
Asurion- 03/2019 - 09/2022
Senior Designer (marketing video team)
Design and produce content for B2B client Partners and B2C branding for 800+ retail stores and direct to consumer advertising.
• Develop a branded YouTube channel and multi-platform social media properties.
• Concept, develop and direct content that showcased the brand and story.
• Create media for carrier partners AT&T, Verizon, Sprint & Team Mobile.
• Oversee and implement production and postproduction technologies for several new studios, including VR and AR initiatives.
• Establish creative and technical pipelines and best practices for editorial and graphics staff. Mentor talent.
Mirada/TrailerPark- 01/2017 - 03/2019
Develop, pitch, and execute commercial, theatrical, and experiential advertising for clients ranging from Netflix, Amazon, Fortune 500 brands and Hollywood Studios.
Freelance- 01/2005- 12/2018
Blind, LosYork, V12, The Picture Mill, yU&Co., The Syndicate, BroadTent, Cooke Picture, FAD, Solid, Stardust, Roger, Mirada, Space Cadet, La Visual, EFX, MDots, Echo Entertainment & Others 2D and 3D designer and animator for many national commercial campaigns, network graphics, music videos and digital projects.
PingTank- 01/2005- 12/2018
Took (Social Media) Startup to Launch. Now apart of Facebook’s Messenger. Managed creative, created pipline architecture, and development implementation. 2D and 3D animation and UX design.
Side Show Productions- 01/2005- 12/2018
Managed all creative from production to agency delivery for various commercial projects.
The Cimarron Group, BLT and Associates- 01/2005- 12/2018
Creative Lead and Designer for numerous theatrical trailers, home entertainment, and studio marketing projects.
Avatar Labs- 01/2005- 12/2018
Designer, 3D Artist
Various digital projects (web and mobile app) for theatrical advertising.
RedBullDirector of Photography.
Digiscope, Blur, Pacific Title, Side ShowDesign and VFX animation for feature films.
(Gone Girl, Eagle Eye, Legend of Dungeon Siege, Sparks)
Fuel | RazorfishLead Animator and Senior Designer
Managed pipeline from startup growth to publically listed.
1999 – Emmy, Achievement in Graphic Design, X-Games
2001 – Type Directors Club Award
2001 – BDA GOLD, ESPN X-Games
2002 – Emmy (nomination), Graphic Design, X-Games
2002 – BDA, ESPN Summer X-Games
2008 – Winner, Intel Digital Drag Race
2009 – Key Art, (nomination)
2011 – Audi selected for the 20th AICP show design Category
2011 – “Lilac Wine” wins Blind’s CD an Emmy
2013 – “Sparks” Best Visual Effects, LA Int. Film Festival
Bachelor of Administration in Radio Television Film, Media Management
California State University at Northridge
2D | Adobe AfterEffects - Expert
2D | Premiere Pro - Expert
2D | Adobe Creative Suite - Expert
3D | 3DS Max – Expert
Production/Post pipeline - Expert
General Office Applications
Advanced IT Architecture - Proficient
Featured Speaker - BDA, Motion, & other Conferences.
Ministry - Various adult ministries since 1991.
Education - Biola Univ.’s Studio Task Force.
Search & Rescue Pilot - USAF AUX CAP, 2003-2010 Hyper-spectral Imaging.