love partnering up with clients to come up with distinctive, engaging and appropriate interactive, print and industrial design SOLUTIONS.

Plays well with others.

Specialties:
No phony bologna and/or B.S. 
Direct, in a kind way. Not in a jerk-face way.

Selected Creative Collaborators:

Apple
Big Giant
Bonfire Snowboarding
Jim Riswold of Jim Riswold Amalgamated
Kaiser Permanente
Liquid Agency
Mozilla Foundation
Must Be Something
Nemo
Nike
Pandora
PeetKegler
R/GA SF
RunKeeper
Studio J
TED Conferences
Umpqua Bank
Wieden+Kennedy
Yes Please

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

JUN 1998 – PRESENT

FREELANCE CREATIVE

Providing clients with a design service that includes: print, web, and art direction. Being a liaison between client and service vendors to produce branding collateral. 

Partial client list includes: Kaiser Permanente, Liquid Agency, Mozilla Foundation, TBWA\Media Arts Lab, Nemo Design, Nike, Inc. (Nike Brand Design: Active Life Group, Workplace Design+Connectivity), Apple (MarCom), Pandora, R/GA San Francisco, and Wieden+Kennedy. 


FEB 2013 – JUN 2014

HEAD OF STUDIO AND DESIGN/DESIGN MANAGEMENT, TBWA\MEDIA ARTS LAB SHANGHAI, SHANGHAI, CHINA.

Brought in specifically to reboot and rebuild TBWA\Media Arts Lab studio department in Shanghai. Managing the design team to create all of China’s out-of-home, and print work for Apple. Responsible for TBWA\Media Arts Lab Shanghai’s constant evolving brand design.


DEC 2004 – FEB 2013

SENIOR STUDIO DESIGNER / ART DIRECTOR, WIEDEN+KENNEDY, PORTLAND, OREGON.

Active design participant and art director for agency clients which include but not limited to: Nike, Electronic Arts, Target, and Starbucks. Worked closely with various creative directors, creative writers, and art directors.


JUL 2006 –SEP 2009

ADJUNCT FACULTY MEMBER, PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY, PORTLAND OREGON.

Reoccurring instructor for senior level Communication Design. Facilitating student capabilities in innovative and strategic problem solving to communicate visually.


SEP 2000 – FEB 2004

ART DIRECTOR, BONFIRE SNOWBOARDING, INC., PORTLAND, OREGON.

Developed materials for dealers and consumers including: point-of-purchase, catalogs, and trade-show graphics. Created the voice of the brand in all visual communications. Responsible for budget, brand awareness, and production management in all published materials. Designed and produced international advertising campaigns that were published various magazines. Created three-dimensional trims on many snowboard specific apparel/textiles. Partnered with development to create website tools to communicate brand awareness and to deliver information.


SEP 2000 – SEP 2001

SENIOR DESIGNER, MEDIA CABIN, PORTLAND, OREGON.


JUN 1998 – AUG 1999

GRAPHIC DESIGNER, ROBLEY MARKETING, PORTLAND, OREGON.


RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

FEB 1998 – JUN 1998

IN-HOUSE GRAPHIC DESIGNER, INTERNSHIP(S) DA VINCI DAYS FESTIVAL, CORVALLIS, OREGON.

Managed a team of design interns to work on the 10th anniversary da Vinci Days Festival.


JAN 1997 – AUG 1997

IN-HOUSE GRAPHIC DESIGNER, INTERNSHIP(S) DA VINCI DAYS FESTIVAL, CORVALLIS, OREGON.

Worked with local newspapers, internet service providers, and television studios within the Willamette Valley for festival promotion and advertisement.


SEP 1997 – JAN 1998

THE DESIGN STUDIO: OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY, CORVALLIS, OREGON.


EDUCATION

JUN 1998

OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ART.

Concentration in Graphic Design, Concentration in Photography.

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY

Adobe Creative Suite