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 Graphic Designer / Illustrator

    • Crayola, LLC
    • Oct 2014 - Present (1 month)

    Job duties: Lead designer for global packaging and line looks. Internal and external creative management. Visual leadership for packaging, advertising, merchandising, POP, national & international content. Global character development and direction.

  • Illustrator / Graphic Designer

    • Crayola
    • 2003 - 2014 (11 years)

    Job duties: Package and line look execution and direction. Global content development. Instruction sheet/technical illustration. Advertising copy and visuals. Color management. Product design support. In-licensing packaging and content (Nickelodeon, Disney, WB, Marvel, etc.). Toy and game conceptualization. Creative direction for 2D and 3D exhibits for the Crayola Experience national attractions. Internal company creative initiatives.

  • 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 content and design support.

Education

  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

    • BFA Communication Design; Illustration
    • 1996 - 2001

Specialties

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