Strong conceptual thinker with an expansive skill set in Three Dimensional Design, Art Direction, and Motion Graphics/Animation

Work Samples

  • Fantasma 7th Avenue Store

  • Typewriters

Work History

  • Art Director

    • CBS Television Distribution
    • Mar 2008 - Present (6 years 7 months)

    Art Director for the Late Show with David Letterman.

  • Freelance Motion Graphics Designer/Animator

    • Studley
    • Dec 2007 - Jan 2008 (1 month)

    Designer and Animator for a 35 minute company presentation, Responsible for creating all artwork and animations as well as integrating existing video into the presentation. Traveled with marketing team to Japan to oversee the final execution and event.

  • freelance designer

    • Armani Exchange
    • 2007 - 2008 (1 year)
  • Freelance Designer/Project Manager

    • Fantasma Magic Inc.
    • Aug 2007 - Sep 2007 (1 month)

    Designer and Project Manager for a 400 sq. ft. retail space within F.A.O Schwarz, Fifth Avenue. Rebranded the Fantasma Magic shop to adapt within the new F.A.O Schwarz aesthetic.

  • After Effects Artist

    • HBO Studio Productions
    • Jan 2007 - Jun 2007 (5 months)

    On-Air Graphic designer and animator for all HBO Properties.

  • Creator/Producer/Animator

    • INDEPENDENT ANIMATION
    • Jan 2005 - Jul 2006 (1 year 6 months)

    Created, produced, and animated the 12 minute pilot: "End of the Line" Official Selection of the 2006 New York Television Festival. www.EOTLanimation.com. Subsequent development of the pilot is currently underway.

  • Freelance Designer/Project Manager

    • Fantasma Magic Inc.
    • Feb 2006 - Apr 2006 (2 months)

    Designer and Project Manager for a 2,500 sq. ft. retail environment in Midtown Manhattan, specializing in magic, novelty, and activity toys as well as high-end magic props. Managed every aspect from concept to execution. Considered among the magic community as the best retail experience in the world for illusionists.

  • Freelance Designer

    • MTV Networks
    • Dec 2003 - Jun 2005 (1 year 6 months)

    Special Events Designer and Project Manager for Viacom events. Projects include: Upfronts, holiday and launch parties as well as corporate events.

  • Assistant Art Director/Freelance

    • MTV Networks
    • Nov 2004 - Dec 2004 (1 month)

    Created six original displays for Comedy Central's Last Laugh 04' after party. Each display held a satirical prop of a 2004' trend. Managed over the install and strike for the event

  • Motion Graphics Designer/Freelance

    • Fantasma Magic Inc.
    • Aug 2004 - Sep 2004 (1 month)

    Designed and produced an in-store commercial for BJ's wholesale club. Responsible for concept and storyboards, shooting/editing of video & sound, as well as creating artwork and animations for Fantasma's DVD Magic Set.

  • Freelance Designer

    • Fantasma Magic Inc.
    • Jul 2003 - Oct 2003 (3 months)

    Designed Fantasma magic venues in several F.A.O Schwarz locations around the country including Las Vegas and Orlando. Created overall look for each location, unique signage, and stage/demo tables.

  • Freelance Designer

    • Fantasma Magic Inc.
    • Jan 2003 - Feb 2003 (1 month)

    Designer and Project Manager for a 200 sq ft retail space in F.A.O Schwarz, Fifth Avenue. Managed all aspects from concept to construction.

  • Freelance Designer

    • Gillette
    • 2002 - 2002
  • Design Intern

    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • 2001 - 2001

Education

  • School of Visual Arts

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Graphic Design
    • 1998 - 2002

Specialties

Affiliations

WGA East

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