Biography

I originally went to school for photography. During a required graphic design class I began to fall in love with design and art direction. I quickly traded in the darkroom for a computer and changed majors. Upon graduating I began interning for Shepard Fairey and Dave Kinsey at their BLK/MRKT studio in Los Angeles. After this internship ended I found my way into Advertising working on clients such as: Land Rover, Nissan, Infiniti, Hyundai, Fisker and Toyota.

I'm Currently working at Saatchi & Saatchi Los Angeles on Toyota as a Sr. Art Director. I'm very ingrained in technology and love working on smart digital campaigns, however I've been known to work on print campaigns from time to time. Its the mixture of digital, Art Direction, photography, and technology that keep me going.



Resume

Saatchi & Saatchi, Sr. Art Director - July 2014 - Present
Ignited, Sr. Art Director - August 2011 - July 2014
Innocean, Sr. Art Director - October 2009 - February 2011
Ogilvy & Mather, Sr. Art Director freelance - August 2009 - October 2009
theDesignory, Sr. Art Director - January 2007- August 2009
Saatchi & Saatchi, Art Director - July 2006 – January 2007
Y&R, Art Director -
November 2005 – July 2006
Graphite, Art Director - January 2004 – January 2006


Honors & Awards

 

Webbys Honoree
March 2017
Awarded for work on: "Built To Amaze" - All Models
Client: Toyota
Category: Best Use of Video or Moving Image

The One Show
October 2016
Awarded for work on: "It's All About You" - RAV4 Hybrid Facebook Campaign
Client: Toyota
Category: Innovation in Social Media

Digiday Signal Award
October 2015
Awarded for work on: "Keep It Wild" - 4Runner Facebook Campaign
Client: Toyota
Category: Best Social Advertising

Digiday Signal Award
October 2015
Awarded for work on: "Bold" - Camry Facebook Campaign
Client: Toyota
Category: Best Creative Platform

The American Advertising Bronze Award
March 2014
Awarded for work on: "We're All Ears"
Client: DTS
Category: Poster Campaign

SXSW Interactive Finalist
March 2013
Awarded for work on: Fisker Automotive

AAF Los Angeles Gold ADDY Creative Award
March 2013
Awarded for work on: Fisker Automotive

AAF National Silver ADDY Creative Award
June 2013
Awarded for work on: Fisker Automotive

AAF District 15 Silver ADDY Creative Award
April 2013
Awarded for work on: Fisker Automotive


Education

Art Institute of California, 2004
Batchlor of Science, Interactive Media