I'm an experienced and multi-talented creative artist with a proven ability to craft amazing works of art across a multitude of visual and aural applications, and to lead diverse teams to success on a variety of professional projects and creative endeavors. Strong creative and leadership qualifications with more than 20 cumulative years of hands-on experience in art direction, graphic design and illustration, audio and video production and project management. Demonstrated capacity to successfully examine an organization's style, branding and...
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Services and Skills I Can Provide:
Design Lead: Highly creative design lead and art director %u2013 demonstrated success in orchestrating the complete stylistic approach to a client's project and ensuring on-brand delivery across a wide range of media including interactive design, illustration, print work, text layout, book and magazine layouts and covers and corporate marketing collateral.
Web Producer: 12 years experience in designing and driving the end-to-end project management of large web sites and applications for a broad range of professional clientele. Everything from brochureware to large-scale e-commerce destinations. Well versed in all aspects of the design and development process - from concept to launch. An expert in web usability and user-centric design methodology.
Creative Director: Co-owner and creative director of Snapdragon, a successful agency based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, for five years. Consistently raised the company%u2019s profitability each year of operation, and retained a fiercely loyal return customer base across a wide spectrum of web, print and video production markets.
Artist: Exceedingly skilled in both traditional and digital illustration with an emphasis on environmental and character concepts, specializing in genre entertainment products, fantasy and science fiction work and game concepts.
Audio Producer: A master of audio production and post-production for podcast and radio applications, and a skilled "on-air" audio talent and...
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2005 - Present
Creator, producer and host of a highly successful (over 400,000 listeners) internet podcast program called “Taverncast” that has regular corporate sponsorship and advertising revenue, hosts an...
2002 - Present
Creative lead in redefining the web, video and print strategies of medium and large sized companies. Responsible for client facing, internal branding, public image, web / video / print collateral....
A9.com - an Amazon.com Company
Senior User Interface Designer
2007 - 2010
Senior User Interface Designer and Graphic Artist for Amazon.com’s online advertising and search projects. Responsible for innovating new UI advancements in Amazon’s searchspace. Lead graphic...
Diamond Bullet Design
Senior Interface Designer
1999 - 2002
Senior Web Designer and group leader on a wide variety of sites and interface designs. Responsible for project management, client facing, design look and feel, information architecture, user...
Accord Productions - Viacom
Senior Video Editor
1993 - 1997
Lead video editor on a wide variety of broadcast and commercial productions with clients such as: The Discovery Channel, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, The Travel Channel, Bacardi, MTV, Reuters,...