STARTED FROM THE BOTTOM
THE CREATIVE CIRCUS | Where weird kids go to become hireable. (Their line, not mine.)
Atlanta, GA | Certificate: Art Direction
COLUMBIA COLLEGE | Grant Park > Millennial Park, Sears Tower > Willis Tower
Chicago, IL | Certificate: Web Site Design
BOSTON UNIVERSITY | Go Terriers! BC sucks! Just kidding. (not kidding)
Boston, MA | Degree: Communication / Advertising
now i'm here
CREATIVE DIRECTOR (APR 17 - present)
The Robot Company | New York, NY
Brand(s): JP Morgan Chase • Beats by DRE • Coke
FREELANCE CREATIVE [ART] DIRECTOR (15 – APR 17)
Self-Employed | New York, NY
Brand(s): Chase Bank • Quaker Oats • Vraylar • Montefiore Hospitals • Brilinta • Bunavail • AT&T • Verizon • Coca-Cola • Miller-Coors • Michelob Ultra • Chevrolet • State Farm • MINI USA • Burger King • General Mills • McDonalds • Illinois Lottery • Chicago Public Schools
Agencies: VaynerMedia • The CementBloc • Momentum Worldwide • MediaCom • CommonGround-MGS • Sanders\Wingo • Burrell Communications
ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR (13 – 15)
CommonGround-MGS Communications | New York, NY
Served as interim Creative Director during the launch of the NYC office and lead teams in conceptual thinking, design, digital and presentation. Also pitched new business and managed important client presentation decks.
Brand(s): Verizon, Miller-Coors, Illinois Lottery & New Business
SENIOR ART DIRECTOR (06 – 13)
Sanders\Wingo Advertising | Austin, TX
Consistently created campaigns that transcended target audiences and expanded the agency's scope of work. Raised standards of excellence and helped gain agency recognition across the market. Major contributor in digital, social, television, experiential, print and new business ventures.
Brand(s): AT&T, MINI, Burger King, Chevy, State Farm, Alamo Drafthouse & New Business
GRAPHIC DESIGNER (2012)
TINY GIANT | Miami, FL
Startup venture providing customers with easy-to-use, customizable web site templates for use in the Themeforest/Wordpress gallery. I created the layouts, my partner coded them.
ART DIRECTOR (2006)
Self-Employed | Chicago, IL
Worked on various assignments for both agencies and individuals. Television, print, web design, brand identity, collateral, etc.
Brand(s): McDonald's, General Mills, Various Musicians & Chicago Public Schools