I have my own freelance company called FutureElements and have done work for companies such as Chevron,Hasbro™ Transformers, Mattel™ Hot Wheels and Batman properties,Oakley, Mazda, RC2, Blackstar Paintball, Arctic Cat,Troy Lee Designs, EA Games, Activision,
Originally worked for Troy Lee Designs where I developed the SE and SE2 motocross helmet and protective equipment.
Was a Senior designer at Mattel for Hot Wheels and designed several cars and toy lines.
Office number 951-808-3230
Design Director and team leader, with expertise in various industries, including transportation, environmental,entertainment
and graphic. Highly-talented and skilled in both conceptual and industrial design, consistently able to produce effective
designs, especially for entertainment industry. Expert leadership abilities, with proven success in effectively managing large
projects. Has over 8 years of professional design experience. Earned numerous recognitions and awards.
FutureElements High energy art and design 2007- present
Transportation, entertainment, and industrial design.
Client list includes Mattel Hot Wheels and Batman properties, Hasbro™Transformers,Oakley, Blackstar Paintball, Whitebox
Robotics, Plain Joe Studios, Liquid Force, Troy Lee Designs and Mazda USA , Texaco, WarnerBros, Chumba racing, Upper
Deck, RC2 Full Throttle, Azteq motorsports, Flying Lizard Racing, Arctic Cat and a few others.
Created pre visuals for live action movies such as Hot Wheels, He Man and Rock em Sock em robots.
Created the look and styling of the 2009 line of Arctic Cat Snowmobiles.
Created the look and styling of the 2009 Chumba Racing mountain bike line.
Worked with Mattel and Warner Bros on concepts for the Batman Dark Knight movie.
Very skilled in creating and developing Products to function and work with great style.
Troy Lee Designs, Corona, California 2004-2007
Design Director of protective gear
Designed and developed the SE 2 motocross helmet for the 2007 Product line
Created graphics which Generated 40% of helmet sales
Designed and developed protective gear for mountain biking, motocross and snowboard industries
Hot Wheels, El Segundo, CA 2002-2004
Lead designer for toy lines ranging from $4 to $15 million in revenue.
Created artwork used to represent the Hot Wheels brand at the Peterson Automotive Museum.
Successfully led effort to rejuvenate collector business, resulting in a substantial increase in sales and customer interest.
Designed the look and story for Hot Wheels movie.
Future Elements, Brain Ball Designs, Corona, CA 1996 to Present
Transportation, entertainment, and environmental design.
Client list includes Oakley, Blackstar Paintball, Whitebox Robotics, Plain Joe Studios, Liquid Force, Post Evolution, Mattel, Hasbro, EA Games, Activision,Troy Lee Designs,Arctic Cat
Troy Lee Designs and Mazda.
Lead Product Designer
Troy Lee Designs, Corona, California 2000- 2002
Lead product designer for key clients, including Mazda, Jeremy McGrath, Pro Circuit, Hyundai, Hot Wheels, and TLD
Developed various designs that consistently increased revenue ranging from $1 to $6 million.
Incorporated 3D and Cad software into design process and brought in new vendors, resulting in increased productivity.
OTHER DESIGN EXPERIENCE
Intern, Ford Motor Co., Detroit, Michigan, Fall 1999
Graphic Designer, Corona Printing, Corona, California , 1996-1997
Graphic Designer, Dogbyte Development, Los Angeles, CA, 1996
Software: Auto Studio, Maya , Photoshop CS, Illustrator CS, Painter, Sketch Up
Production: Sketching, Rendering, technical drawing.
Model Making: Rapid prototyping, hand sculpting.
Drawing: Hand sketching; rendering by hand, in Photoshop, Studio Paint, and Painter.
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, Transportation Design, 2000
Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California
Recipient of William Mitchell Endowed Scholarship
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
Showcased in Hot Wheels exhibit at Peterson Automobile Museum
35 Years of Hot Wheels book
How to Draw Hot Wheels
Imagine FX October 2007 issue
Featured artist in 2D Artist magazine
Most Innovative helmet Award for the motocross industry
Official Artist for Texaco car of the Decades