I'm a Creative Director / Art Director with eighteen years of experience in advertising and design. I was born in Canada and grew up in Florida, Alaska, and Texas. I currently live in Brooklyn, NY with my wife and twin daughters.
Strong conceptual skills in broadcast, digital and social. Expertise in developing integrated campaigns, managing senior level clients and pitching new business.
Freelance New York, NY
Creative Director (January 2016 – Present)
Freelance creative direction and art direction for various advertising agencies and clients.
Havas Worldwide New York, NY
Creative Director (March 2014 – November 2015)
Integrated Creative Director on Charles Schwab and New York Life. Successfully pitched and ran Edible Arrangements. Worked on TD Ameritrade, Lysol and Dos Equis.
Publicis New York, NY
VP, Creative Director (July 2010 – March 2014)
Global Creative Director on Procter & Gamble's Charmin Bath Tissue and Puffs Facial Tissue. Oversaw integrated creative development from internal teams and partner agencies. Developed holiday campaign for Pepto-Bismol.
Deutsch New York, NY
Associate Creative Director (June 2007 – July 2010), Senior Art Director (May 2006 – June 2007)
ACD/AD on integrated and digital campaigns for Tylenol, Olympus Cameras, PNC Bank, Verizon Business, and Ortho Women's Health. Successfully pitched Olympus, USAA Insurance, and a Budweiser project assignment.
Hoover's Austin, TX
Lead Web Designer (May 2004 – April 2006), Designer (November 2002 – May 2004)
Created and implemented design standards for Hoover's Online. Provided overall art direction and concept development for Web, print, and presentation products. Worked closely with internal clients throughout the product cycle to design products that consistently beat acquisition and retention goals.
Freelance Austin, TX
Web Designer, Developer, and Flash Programmer (1997 – 2004)
Designed and built Web sites including Information Architecture, art direction/interface design, illustration, and coding. Created brand identities and print collateral.
Yclip Austin, TX
Designer (November 1999 – September 2001)
Developed Information Architecture, visual and interface design for online software products and Web sites. Established brand identity and created design standards. Designed and produced advertising for Web and print.