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New York, NY
New York, NY
Web Design, Strategic Branding, Creative Direction, Art Direction, Package Design and Graphic Design.
Worked with clients such as Assouline, Annie Leibovitz, Coach, Cole Haan, Dean & Deluca, Design Museum of London, Diane von Furstenberg, Droga5, Gramercy Park Hotel, Harry Winston, Joe Fresh, Junya Watanabe, Kate Spade, LVMH, Mattel, Nicole Miller, Richard Attias & Associates, TAJ Group, Vornado and Vogue.
DesignKK • Dec. 1998 – Present • Creative Director
Clients include Annie Leibovitz, Coach, Design Museum of London, Droga5, Junya Watanabe, Kate
Spade, LVMH, Nancy Gonzalez, Richard Attias & Associates and Vogue.
The Aesthete Magazine • July 2011 – Present • Creative Director
Oversee all aspects of the brand's creative direction.
Joe Fresh • July 2011 – December 2013 • Creative Director
Responsible for digital branding 700+ Joe Fresh Stores (US, UK, and Canada) in next 5 years. 360 Branding - Web, social media, motion graphics, television, ad, catalog, direct mail, & display concept.
Agency Sacks • Oct. 2009 – June 2011• Associate Creative Director
Clients include American Express, Cartier, Gramercy Park Hotel and Woodbury Commons.
Assouline, Inc. • Jan. 2007 – Aug. 2009 • Associate Creative Director
Clients include Chanel, Cole Haan, Coty, Diane von Furstenberg, Harry Winston, and LVMH and Mikimoto. Report directly to the Creative Director, Prosper Assouline.
Dbox Inc. • Oct. 2004 – Jan. 2007 • Art Director
Clients include Jean Nouvel, Kengo Kuma, Richard Meier, and Zaha Hadid.
Clearly First, Inc. • Nov. 2001 – Aug. 2004 • Art Director
Clients include Acne, Arne Jacobsen, Marimekko, Marc Newson, and Tretorn.
Intellinex / Ernst & Young • July – Sept. 2000 • Flash Web Designer
Creative Technology • May 1998 – Aug. 2000 • Digital Compositor / Graphic Designer
International Advisor of Boston • June – Aug. 1996 • Translator (Japanese / English)
Fordham and Harvard University
Creative Technology, V Agency, London Experimenta, Greenteam USA, Serendipity Yoga, HCI, Lars Wallin, Seth Coston, J. Tomko, Spiegel Brands, CCG Metamedia.
InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Dream Weaver, Flame, photography, MS Word, MS Excel and Power Point. Fluent reading, writing and speaking in both Japanese and English.