RECENT WORK EXPERIENCE
AND CO.
APRIL 2019 - CURRENT ASSIGNMENT
UX/UI Design/Art Direction/Graphic Design/Production Design
Created and ideated multiple interactive prototypes, wireframes, and designs for a range of clients, focusing on 2 major brands Drunk Elephant & Webtoon. Supporting the accounts team directly, I also created micro-sites/landing pages for brands such as IMAX, Microsoft AI, and The Irvine Company.

+ Created, wired & designed working prototypes for Drunk Elephant's website redesign - (still in development)
+ Developed responsive design for IMAX's new brand partner website - (still in development)
+ Designed several versions of the Microsoft AI landing Page - (still in development)

XPRIZE FOUNDATION
MARCH 2019 - MAY 2019
Art Direction/Graphic Design

Working on this short term freelance project, I was charged with the art direction and design of day to day tasks as well as completion of long-form reports, and branding design. Also supporting the Marketing/Communications team across the design process by communicating directly with stakeholders and project leads.
Achievements
+ Art Direction and creation of the overall style of all long-form roadmap/reports
+ Creation to completion of XPrize's first Deforestation Impact Roadmap 
+ Conception of fully digital/Augmented Reality Forests to be placed around LA to gain awareness

UPROXX MEDIA (A DIVISION OF WARNER MUSIC)
JULY 2017 - JANUARY 2019 - LOS ANGELES
Art Direction/Graphic Design
Working side by side with Video, Production, Branding, Strategy & Sales established brand recognition and brand guidelines. Maintain day to day visual media/design requests, and also work to keep visuals all in the same style across platforms. Created several major pieces for digital, web, print, and entertainment media, as well as ideated visual language for proposal creative as well as the pitch decks. Oversee and direct several cross-platform visual campaigns. 
+ Graphics Created for ‘F ***W/ That’ boasted 26.5 million clicks on Day 01 
+ Created visual tone, style, and key art for Shudder/AMC’s Horror show “The Core” (Print & Digital) feat. Elijah Wood
+ On camera interview coverage of Blizzard’s Overwatch League (feat. as interviewer) gained 625k views at peak.

MANAGED DIGITAL
FEB 2017 - APRIL 2017 - LOS ANGELES
Art Director
Charged with assessing outdated brands, and bringing them to a more current look and feel, as well as executing highly conceptual artwork to visually make a case for or against new branding rules and guidelines. Additionally, worked on pitch artwork in the  entertainment, fashion lines, and tourism fields.
Achievements
+ Execution/delivery of conceptual design new business pitch (Client: Mystery Science Theater 3000)
+ Successfully updated look and feel of web and print to adopt younger audience. (Client: Viking Cruises)


OPEN INFLUENCE (FORMERLY INSTABRAND)
JANUARY  2017 - MARCH 2017 - LOS ANGELES
Art Director
Working side by side with the sales team created original content and design concepts for multiple RFP and pitch decks. Tasked with both writing and creating concepts to ensure cohesion of design and copy, as well as general brand maintenance and capabilities presentations.

Achievements
+ Assisted in the winning of over 5+ new campaign contracts within a few months
+ Created a visual language and branding elements to grow the brand dynamically
+ Created overall master template of high-end client presentation decks.


WONDROS
SEPTEMBER  2016 - NOVEMBER 2016 - LOS ANGELES
Art Director
Directed, and created infographics for Government/Medical campaign to help bring in 1MM people for a National Institue of Health initiative to map the human genome and update medical records. Focused on illustrative graphic design and iconogaphy, as well as management of junior design team.
Achievements
+ Created over all look and feel of campaign.
+ Managed 4+  designers during multiple rebranding phases.


AQUENT/VITAMIN T
SEPTEMBER  2015 - MARCH 2016 - LOS ANGELES
Art Director
Supported the team with daily needs, and tasked with 
creating and maintaining consistency of marketing collateral across digital, print, mobile, and other media.. Managed freelance support team & in-house studio across 2 brands. Worked closely with print & digital vendors, as well as marketing & sales team on content tracking/measuring.
Achievements
+ Creation of  branding materials across multiple platforms. Print/Social/Digital
+ Unification of design collateral between several markets (both national & international)
+ Development of Marketing process & procedure guides


TOMS SHOES
APRIL 2015 - AUG 2015 -  LOS ANGELES
Senior Graphic Design/Senior Presentation Design
Charged with creating and maintaining Executive Sales presentation & assets, as well as on brand marketing collateral and new proofs of concept for a One for One campaign. Worked closely with the PR team on layout design for print & digital. Working inside brand guidelines, created training and promotional material.
Achievements
+ Creation of visual look & feel for PR Crisis Management Strategy
+ Visual development of product promotion
+ Generation of One for One water campaign educational materials

VARIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE
LOOT CRATE, INC. - LOS ANGELES 2017
Senior Graphic Designer
Concept & designed print/corrugated collateral for a monthly/weekly distribution of loot box. Additionally worked on other loot crate drops, including LootAnime and LootGaming as well as specialized in presenting to Loot Crate clientele.
Achievements
+ Designed, produced, & presented XBOX’s Gears of War 4 Special Edition Loot Crate Gaming box
+ Creation of mock assets that secured new client for gaming box


FOX BROADCASTING - LOS ANGELES - 2017
Senior Graphic Designer
Creation and concept of package design, press kits,
and other print materials related to fall 2016 schedule. 
Achievements
+ Empire Fox Season 3 press kit art direction, concept, design, and production
+ Creation of Fox Fall 2017 promotional kit to be featured on air prior to fall launch date.


WEFIRST - LOS ANGELES - 2016 - 2018
Art Director/Concept/Pitch Artist
Tasked with start and completion of concept visuals for pitch decks, as well as ideation around best ways to execute complex ideas, and mock-ups as well as pitch deck layout design.
Achievements
+ Successfully designed and won 2 pitch deck concept campaigns (Client: G-Ro)
+ Concept/Presentation delivered to founder of Virgin (Richard Branson)

CROWN PEAK MARKETING - LOS ANGELES - 2015 - 2016

Art Director/Graphic Design/Illustration
Transformed several plain text documents into illustrative information graphics/visual representations, breaking processes into a step by step format, while making content visually relative & interesting.
Achievements
+ Aligned marking pieces with updated visual tone
+ Creation of story
telling pieces to empower the sales team
 

UCLA ANDERSON SCHOOL OF MBA
Print Design
Print Designer/Production
Primarily focused in print design, production & layout. Created multiple pull-up banners, concepts for trade show booths, assisted in layout & building of brand guidelines, and visually updated several pieces of print collateral.
Achievements
+ Assisted in brand refresh
+ Creation of updated style for digital/web/print
+ Development of technical aspects of brand guidelines

ALL PREVIOUS CLIENTS
Thrillist, Group 9 Media, And Company, X-Prize Foundation, A+E Networks, Roaming Hunger, Legendary Ventures, UPROXX Media (Formally Woven Digital), Toasted and Roasted Cafe and Roaster, Edelman, Instabrand, Health-Ade Kombucha, Astronauts Wanted, Wondros, Loot Crate, Inc., Fox Broadcasting, WeFirst, SEED Agency, Managed Digital, GFORE, Viking Cruises, True[x} Media, Golin Agency, Princess Cruise Line, Aquent, Vitamin T, Energy BBDO, JWT, UCLA - Anderson, MBA, Ogilvy, LA , TOMS Shoes, Good People LA, LA Philharmonic (Hollywood Bowl), The Hyatt Hotels, CrownPeak, ICG Magazine, Sonnentag, Datalogics, The Chicago Diner, Thirst, Northwestern University, GMIC Global, Merge Design + Interactive, Guggenheim Partners, Well Rounded Gent, Bellow & Muchin Strategies, Bright Pink.org, HIFi Fitness, Factor 75, Precision Strategies, Rise Interactive, The Original FurBag, Sequence Consulting, Gyro, Listen Loft, Moksha Yoga Studios, BuzzCo., Young Spirit Yoga Studio, Hills Remedy, Manna, Jayne Agency, Dick Blick Art Supplies, Tanagram Partners, Second City Kanine Rescue, Bowling Green State University, Asherah’s Garden, ReStore 


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