I'm a dreamer, a sketcher, a thinker, and a big strange box of ideas. And... sometimes I'm a dinosaur. I am accepting select freelance projects that do not conflict with my full-time position. Let's make something fun! (^_^) Email me to get started.

Work Samples

Work History

  • Senior Illustrator/ Graphic Designer

    • Crayola, LLC
    • 2010 - Present (4 years)

    Job duties: Creative management of outside/inside resources (illustration, 2D/3D design, photography, crafts, content). Lead illustration and graphic design for packaging, advertising, merchandising, POP, national & international content. Global in- and out-licensing support and art direction. Toy and game conceptualization. Creative direction for 2D and 3D exhibits for the Crayola Experience historical attraction. Internal company creative initiatives. Fun and inspiration!

  • Graphic Designer

    • Crayola
    • 2003 - 2010 (7 years)

    Job duties: Full package design. Illustration support. Advertising copy and visuals. Color management. Product concept support. Global product support (instruction sheets, diagram illustrations). In-licensing packaging and content (Nickelodeon, Disney, WB, Marvel, etc.). Sculpture design. Web visuals. International support (Canada, Mexico, Europe, China). Creative lead.

  • Digital Illustrator

    • Binney & Smith
    • Nov 2001 - Jan 2003 (1 year 2 months)

    Job duties: Creating online and offline coloring and activity pages both educational and entertaining. Updating imagery and information on Crayola.com. Partnership marketing. Game design, illustration, and music composition. Minor copy editing. Package design support.

Education

  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

    • BFA Communication Design; Illustration
    • 1996 - 2001

Specialties

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