Creative, professional Digital Illustrator and Designer with traditional design/industrial design background and modern technical skills.
Possesses a strong sense of quality and detail, as well as unparalleled hand skills and a critical eye.
Experienced in Illustration, Information Graphics, 3D Modeling, Design and Motion Graphics.
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2008 to 2010, Snac, Inc. New York, NY
Senior Mobile UI Designer
Design, create and manage all assets and aspects in the production of user interfaces, information architecture, graphics, consumer web site and marketing assets for the Snac, Inc. Mobile widget dashboard service. Work in tandem with marketing and programmers to create functional, intuitive mobile widgets. Design, program and manage Snac, Inc’s corporate flash based web site.
-Fierce Mobile Content Top 10 Mobile App 2009
-Andrew Seybold Mobile App Challenge award winner 2009
2007 to 2008, Ember Media, New York, NY
Senior Multimedia Designer
Develop digital creative. Concept development to implementation of items like web site, micro-site, e-mail marketing, banner advertising, online games, CD-ROM, video, audio, animation and other graphics as required. Define functional and usability requirements. Review applications and create prototypes of site maps wire frames, workflow charts, user profiles, user scenarios, organizational models, functional requirements and navigation structure from discovery to completed phases.
Clients included: MTV, Discovery Channel, Scholastic, National Urban League, United Technologies, NYIT, Denny’s
2005 to 2007, Mobile ESPN, New York, NY/Bristol, CT
Senior Graphics & Motion Graphics Designer
Design, direct, create and manage all aspects in the production of graphics, motion graphics and marketing assets for the Mobile ESPN branded cellular phone. Including but not limited to; UI/IA, motion graphics, print/web ad banners, storyboards, buttons, icons, wallpapers and user end tutorials.
-Directed and established Graphics department for Mobile ESPN (Bristol)
-Trained and managed Mobile ESPN premium content production team (Bristol)
-Created graphics and simulated user interfaces for on-air promotions including Super Bowl XL 2006
-Designed User Interface for Mobile ESPN’s premium content online store.
-Directed in-house and 3rd party creation of assets, graphics and motion graphics.
1999 to 2005, MTV Networks, New York, NY
Freelance Production, Illustration, Graphics and Properties Designer
Work with Creative Directors, Producers and Marketing staff to conceptualize, design and produce
special events environments, promotional installations, properties and illustrations throughout MTV Networks family of cable channels. Work from concept to completion including art direction, production and on-site installation.
- Designed and sculpted signature trophies for annual productions of MTV's "Rock-n-Jock Super Bowl",
"Rock-n-Jock Basketball" and "TRL Awards".
- Designed multiple themed Special Events and VIP environments including MTV’s 1999-2000 Times Square
"Millennium celebration" VIP and "Live and almost legal" MTV’s 20th anniversary party VIP.
1999 to 2005, NYC Tone Special Events Productions, New York, NY
Production Designer/Art Director
Work under the direction of Producers and Clients to develop trade shows, promotional displays and special events environments. Produce Stage sets/scenic designs, construction plans, graphics and properties pertaining to brand identity and theme. Art direction of construction and installation.
Clients include: People Magazine, Teen People, Keepsake, MTV, VH1, Phillips, Club Med, Tresseme, Fuji, Sony.
1992 to 1999, Modeworks Design Studio, New York, NY
Coordinate with Architects, Interior Designers and Clientele to design, fabricate and install themed environments and installations. Manage multiple simultaneous domestic and international projects, working within budgets and set time lines throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Pacific Islands. Art direct and manage on-site installations.
Clients included: Planet Hollywood, Sony, Coach, Burberry, Rockwell Group Architects, MTV Networks, Nobu, California Burrito Bar, Cosi, Godiva Chocolate.
1999 to present
2009 Dubai Lynx, Grand Prix award winner (Commercial Public Services) Brainobrain Education Program.
Book credits: Data Flow 2, Sourcebook of Contemporary Illustration, Reloaded.
Periodicals: WIRED, FHM, GQ, Hi Fructose, Juxtapoz, Heavy Metal, Digit, Digital Arts, Penthouse, Time Out New York,
International Tattoo Art, Loop, Super Interessante, Khooligan, Focus, TV Movie, Quo...
Pratt Institute School of Industrial Design, Brooklyn New York, 1988-1992
School of Visual Arts Continuing Education NYC, 2004. Computer Animation and Motion Graphics
- Maya, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Flash (Mac Platform)
- 3D polygon modeling, Graphics, Motion graphics, Video compositing and encoding, illustration.
- Creative direction
- Art direction
- Project Management
- Architectural modeling & Prototypes