CREATIVE

Integrated creative Art Director and Designer. º Experienced creative in advertising and marketing by working in a wide variety of consumer brands using a cross-channel experience for all client initiatives. º Created big ideas from concept to life from television to the world wide web, smartphones, print tactics, to radio to activation events and everything in between. º Led teams in moments that proved to be a success with customer-focused engagements. º Brought results and award-winning work.


EXPERIENCE:: (1997 to Present):

2016 - 2020 º Loyalty Art Director – AMC Theatres, KS
AMC Stubs, Food & Beverage, Film Marketing

2014 – 2015 º Sr. Art Director – Barkley, MO
Blue Bunny, Children's Health, FoodSaver,
Cargill

2013 – 2014 º Motionstrand, CA
Avanir, Honeywell

2007 – 2011 º Publicis, NY
Charmin, Citibank, Vicks, CitiField, Total Brand, Bounty, Jamba, AdWeek,
Oral-B, Sit Or Squat, Hilton Honors, BoostUp.org

2005 – 2007 º BBDO, NY
M&M’s, AT&T, AutismSpeaks.com, Bank of America,
Cingular, Pizza Hut, Lowes Home Improvement

2002 – 2004 º Freelance:
Fallon, NY
Timberland, Time, Virgin Mobile, Starbucks
KraftWorks, NY
Aldo, Cointreau, Wonderbra, Playtex, InStyle Magazine

1998 – 2002 º Hal Riney & Partners, CA
Sprint PCS, HP, Discovery.com, Replay TV, Saturn, United Way, WebVan.com, DoughNet, EV-1

1997 º Rubin Postaer & Associates (RPA), CA
Honda National, Kubota

Freelance º Art Direction & Design
Harmony Project KC, MO
Traffik, CA
DMS, CA
Motionstrand, CA
Stearns Lending, CA
Ignited, CA
RPA, CA
DDB, IL
CommonGround, IL
MAXIM, NY
BBDO, NY
Intex, CA
Angel’s Box, CA
Labrador Agency, NY
Leona Laurie Consulting, CA


EDUCATION:: (1994 to 2005):

2004-2005 • Miami Ad School – Miami, FL
Focus:: Portfolio Program & Interned @ DDB Chicago:: Bud Light, Henkel Products, Capital One

1999-1999 • Art Center at Night – San Francisco, CA
Focus:: Art Direction & Creative Writing

1996 • Study Abroad – University of Technology / Sydney, Australia
Focus:: Film Design and Advertising, Backpacked from Sydney to Perth

1994-1998 • received Bachelor of Arts from Chapman University – Orange, CA
Focus:: Advertising emphasis on creative arts; and Psychology


RECOGNITIONS:: (1997-Current):

Nominated Student of the Year and Featured in Luerzer’s Archive, Westminster Asian Arts Festival, One Show Pencil, The San Francisco Show, ADDY‘S Gold (State, Regional, National), AdWeek Icon Award, Effies, New York Festivals, Clios, Work Exhibited at Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum for BoostUp.org, Yahoo! Create For A Cause Contest Winner $750,000 in free media for BoostUp.Org, O’Toole Awards, FCS Portfolio Awards/NY, Radio Mercury Awards top 50 Finalist with Jenny Grant, Communication Arts


ADDITIONAL SKILLS & INTERESTS:: (1997- On-going):

Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat, Bridge) • Microsoft (PC & Apple) • Well versed in Apple/MAC Software & the practical and advanced use of World Wide Web • Detailed Focused • Also well versed in TV/Print Production & Knowledge of Printing Process • Keen sense of typography and usability • Improv/Stand Up • Films • Comic Books • Nomad Traveller • People/Communities & its sub-sub-cultures • Amateur Surfer • Crossfit • Yoga