+ SCALE Creative Director 1999–present
Lead strategy and creative direction for all projects; directing, art direction, design, typography, editorial, motion design, VFX, animation, compositing, sound design, and music composition. Built and managed a team of external and in-house art directors, writers, animators, compositors to realize concepts; supervised production crews for extensive video campaigns. Clients: Nokia, HBO, Lacoste, NBC Comcast, Nine West, Nicole Miller, Stoli, MTV, A&E, Sennheiser, Manfrotto/ALU, RSA Films, Apple, Burton, Limited, Victoria’s Secret, GE, Mtn Dew, Hennessy, Monster.com, Sloan Pharmaceuticals, Sisley, Tsvetnoy, V Magazine, Intel, DefJam, Electronic Arts, inventiv, Cialis, Olive Garden, Diesel, Diane von Furstenberg, Empowered by You, StyleSaint.
Pratt Institute Adjunct Professor 2018–Present
Instructed Sophomores and Juniors techniques in digital storytelling via 2D + 3D digital compositing and prototyping to undergraduate classes using Nuke, Resolve, Maya, After Effects, Cinema 4D, and Sketch.
1FUTURE Creative Director 2012–2020
Creative direction, design, editorial, post-production, and site UI/UX/Dev for 1FUTURE, a creative studio for social justice and change. Short-form storytelling of South African apartheid victims, Hiroshima bombing survivors, creative disruptors, and social justice leaders in arts and media. Branding and identity, digital and print campaigns, video content, site design + development, event outreach.
SIPPA Chief Creative Officer 2016–2018
Creative direction: branding & identity, mobile app & portal UI/UX, marketing, pitch decks, video content production and direction for grant applications, yielding $2.4M in funding.
Zippy Chief Creative Officer 2015–2017
Creative direction: branding & identity, mobile app & portal UI/UX, marketing, pitch decks, video content
V Agency Freelance Art Director 2011–2016
Creative direction: video content and production for Sisley, Tsvetnoy, CR Fashion Book, V Magazine, V Man
Miramax Senior Art Director 2003–2008
Creative direction and production: print, film, and television for Sin City, Cold Mountain, Pokémon, Transamerica, The Matador, Hannibal Rising, Finding Neverland, Miss Potter, Proof, The Great Raid
Palm Pictures Senior Art Directo r 2003–2004
Art direction for Spike Jonze’s Directors Label series; advertising for Palm Pictures and RES magazine