I’m an independent Creative Director + Designer with over 15 years of practical experience. Across those years, Ive been fortunate to have worked with brands like Apple, Google, Beats, Fila, Alo, Nixon, Volcom, Red Bull, etc. etc. In general, my approach to creative work is to synthesize more unique brand/art directions with thoughtful strategy.
While I’ve spent a long time in the design world, I’ve also pursued a path in which I've remained hands-on throughout. I've had extensive experience managing creative teams to award winning results, but I've retained a presence in the work. I spend much of my spare time exploring and refining my own craft as a means to keep progressing as an individual, and importantly to understand how to best lead a team with relevant experience.
While the majority of my previous work is in the interactive marketing and e-comm spaces, I'm currently prioritizing branding opportunities– both as a freelance resource, or as a brand partner. My experience and interests also go far broader into tangential fields, and I'm constantly exploring new forms/mediums of creative output as different needs arise. Some of my more recent explorations include video production (grading + editing), music production, type design, 3D modeling, etc.– so I readily welcome a challenge.
Below is the career path I've taken to this point:
Having spent over 4 years as a freelance resource, I'm leaning towards returning somewhere full-time to help build something. Freelance is fun, but the work can be a little fleeting– I'd love some continuity with a team to properly build something real again.
I'm still available for focused projects, and long-term collaborations the interim though–let's talk!
Below is a list of my current collaborative offerings:
While I've worked on everything from beauty, to fashion, to tech, to beer, and just about everything in-between... I do have some soft spots that I'll naturally gravitate towards. As I get busy, these are the verticals that will probably get a couple extra bonus points as they're near to my heart.
This list is absolutely truncated, so if you have something in mind thats tangential or might peak my interest, don't be shy about reaching out.
And they always say to swing hard incase you hit it.. so here's me swinging hard for a few of the brands I'd love to collaborate with in some way. There's more, but this is a start.
While I don't hold design awards in a particularly high regard, I suppose they are some for validation these projects weren't a total disaster...? and they're a great networking tool. Here's all the ones I can remember: