Web Design, Strategic Branding, Creative Direction, Art Direction, Package Design and Graphic Design. Worked with clients such as Assouline, Annie Leibovitz, Brooks Brothers, Coach, Cole Haan, Dean & Deluca, Design Museum of London, Diane von Furstenberg, Droga5, Gramercy Park Hotel, Harry Winston, Joe Fresh, Junya Watanabe, JWT, Kate Spade, LVMH, Mattel, Nicole Miller, Richard Attias & Associates, Rolex, TAJ Group, Vornado and Vogue.

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Work History

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 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 Freelance: Creative Technology, V Agency, London Experimenta, Greenteam USA, Serendipity Yoga, HCI, Lars Wallin, Seth Coston, J. Tomko, Spiegel Brands, CCG Metamedia. Skills: 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.


  • Goldsmiths University of London

    • Master's Degree Design
    • 2000 - 2001



Webby Award Judge, Art Directors Club, Art Institute of Graphic Art (AIGA)


Metropolis Magazine, AUG2006 Print Magazine SEP-OCT2006 125 Magazine, International Image Gallery OCT2006 Who’s Who International IT Technology