Resume


CAREER SUMMARY

Lead by example, focus on products that matter above & below the creative fold. Make your winning touchdown in the 4th, not in over-time.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

RICH MEDIA & DYNAMIC DESIGNER

Amazon D1 - Seattle, WA

A mix of motion graphics, dynamic coding to offer a rich digital advertising solution. Managing with producers and developers to help their user-base discover an engaged media experience that was tailored to search results. I helped lead this initiative to minimize the cost of globalization, using research and development to create concepts that show scalability with video.


SENIOR ART DIRECTOR

VML - Seattle, WA

Using art direction, extensive interactive prototypes, brand governance for style guide creation, visual design to build leading edge products and executions for this dynamic agency. Using my ability to create a story line that drives affinity for our brand list which is constantly growing. I thrive in a fast paced environment and in a highly collaborative agency environment, working in South Lake Union is a plus.


PRODUCT ENGINEER

Gap inc. / Slalom Consulting - Seattle, WA

Managed a fashion goliath team. Executed a new style guide and enhanced user work-flows. User research, UI/UX, advanced tools for legacy products. Sketches, white-boarding, InVision prototypes, Alaska-Miles and global connections are daily.


ART DIRECTOR

Russell Investments - Seattle, WA

Member of the global interactive counsel, oversee brand guidelines for all B2B units and stakeholders. Projects include responsive websites, mobile apps, HTML5 motion graphics, emails, brochures, tv broadcasts and multi-million dollar ad campaigns.


ART DIRECTOR

POP - Seattle, WA

Leading designer for Target Grocery 2014, Recipes & REDcard. Assisted our Creative Director with digital campaign strategies, UX/UI mobile app designs. Also Microsoft Surface & SkyDrive capaigns and agency projects for their international offices.


SENIOR DESIGNER

Bullseye Creative - Seattle, WA

Taking brand identities, marketing campaigns, live streaming broadcasts, responsive web sites, motion graphics, games & mobile apps to the next level. UX/UI, CSS, A/B testing, CM Systems, wireframes, sketches, digital prototypes and ad campaigns.


LEAD DESIGNER

ECKO Unlimited, llc - New York, NY

Set seasonal tones for MMA division. Collaboration with other artists, long hours and enjoyed crafting original artwork.


ASSISTANT ART DIRECTOR

Monarchy Group, llc - Los Angeles, CA

Created original large-format artwork for our premium apparel lines. Managed the e-commerce website. Print campaigns, photo shoots, brand catalogs, merchandising, overseas-production and fashion show runway designs for LA & NY Fashion Week.


LEAD INTERACTIVE DESIGNER

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Resort - Las Vegas, NV

Developed an interactive flash site to showcase talent events and promotions for the Sunday pool party, Rehab. Emails and online specials were designed and blasted weekly. 2012 Best e-mail campaign, 92% Click through rate.


INTERACTIVE DESIGNER

Rio Resort & Casino - Las Vegas, NV

Constructed and managed promotional sites. Brand Marketing, Graphic Design, Motion Graphics and Advanced action script.


ASSISTANT CREATIVE

Ideawork Studios, Llc. - Santa Barbara, CA

Lead designer, ash developer and vector illustrator. Created websites, ad campaigns and brand materials for a variety of clients.




AWARDS

SILVER AWARD

2012 AT&T Mobile App Hackathon - Seattle

BEST DIGITAL ART/ILLUSTRATION

2003 SOMA Awards - Santa Barbara

BEST TV COMMERCIAL

2003 SOMA Awards

BEST WEBSITE DESIGN

2013 Marketing Awards - Seattle

BEST E-COMMERCE WEBSITE

2013 Marketing Awards

BEST WEBSITE

2012 Marketing Awards




EDUCATION

SOMA SCHOOL OF MEDIA ARTS - SANTA BARBARA, CA

Associated degree - Digital design 2003