I’m a creative strategist, director, designer and illustrator that loves collaborating with teams made of talented and positive people. I’ve got the experiences and skills to envision and execute effective 
design solutions in all forms from product to print to digital. My creative energy level is high and I’m always ready to help make great things happen.

Work Samples

  • Osmo Nutrition

  • Marin Bikes

  • Camelbak

Work History

  • Art Director / Designer

    • www.mountainhardwear.com

    Mountain Hardwear Art Director / Designer

  • Services Performed

    • DDB Worldwide

    Visa. Business Leadership, Strategic Planning, Creative Direction, Design and Production for print and web based projects

  • Art Director / Designer / Artist Relations

    • www.bandlab.com
    • Present

    Brand strategy, design and marketing for a music industry soft goods line and digital recording app. Services Performed: Design Strategy, Marketing Direction, Artist Relations, Advertising Design, Graphic Design & Production

  • Advanced Conservation Strategies

    • www.advancedconservation.org

    Design Lead (Freelance) As a designer and board member, I continue to directly collaborate with conservation biologists and leverage my design skills to help communicate and create solutions for the challenges they face. Services Performed: Design Strategy & Communication, Print & Web Design / Production

  • VP of Branding & Design

    • www.marinbikes.com

    Marin Bikes VP of Branding & Design Responsible for anything visual product design colorways and graphics, web interfaces, advertising and collateral design, action and product photography direction. I worked with Marin Bikes from 2004 through 2008 as their outside design studio. In 2009 I was hired to work on-site as a VP and lead the creation of an in-house design department. Services Performed: Executive Leadership, Brand Identity Development, Product Design, Interactive and Print Design and Production, Oversees Factory Research and Management

  • Design Director / Founder

    • www.studioaspect.com

    Studio Aspect Design Director / Founder As the founder and design director of this sports industry focused studio, I spent ten years honing the art of designing and managing a studio that was capable of creating effective design solutions in a wide range of mediums. Clients: 24 Hour Fitness, Puma, Camelbak, LeapFrog, GU Energy, U.S. Snowboarding, Wilderness Trail Bikes

  • Designer

    • www.dwv.com

    DWV Designer Right out of design school and into the fire I spent five years working in a very intense product design and branding studio. I was quickly exposed to a vast range of design related knowledge, skills and issues that gave me the foundation for being able to assess and contribute to a wide range of design challenges today. Services Performed: Strategic Planning & Management, Brand Identity Development, Illustration, Print and Digital Collateral Design and Production.

  • Designer

    Butler Shine Designer

Education

  • James Madison University

    • BFA
    • 2003
  • Corcoran School of Art

    • and have leveraged them ever since
    • 1992
  • JMU had a great graphics lab back

    • it was stuffed with Macs and SGI's when many design departments
    • 1989

Specialties

Affiliations

Art Institute Advisory Board Committee, Advisory Board Member at Advanced Conservation Strategies, Surfrider Member

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