Growing up as an 80's latch-key kid and living on a steady diet of cable TV, Japanese manga, evil movie monsters, pixel chomping Atari foes and sugary snacks turned out to be fertile ground for an insightful imagination. For 15 years, John has honed his interdisciplinary techniques in illustrative story telling and design thinking to captivate the consumer for all his clients. Although he likes to tell people he's telepathic, it's best to contact John by phone or email.

Work Samples

  • MIGHTY GLOWBONE

  • MAGIC OF LOVE

  • THE KAMI BUSHI PAPER WARRIORS

Work History

Accomplished executive level Visual Presentation Artist & Illustration Designer with 15 years of progressively responsible experience with illustration, art direction, retail branding, visual merchandising, fashion apparel & textile design. Exceptional project management skills including the ability to oversee multiple, complex assignments with tight budgets and timelines. Providing highly technical abilities to engineer display props, 3D collateral and all forms of 2D print manufacturing. PROJECT HISTORY INCLUDES CLIENTS FROM: The Source Magazine, Akademiks, Coogi, Encye, Ecko, Sean John, Rocawear, G-Unit, Adidas, XM Radio, Fangoria Magazine, Pod Design, Boston Scientific, Fuse TV, Bravo TV's Project Runway, Vans Warp Tour, Alternative Press Magazine, Hurley, Quicksilver, Samuri Surfer, Oneill, Baby Phat, Guess, Harajuku, LeTigre, Necessary Objects, Paris Hilton, Rampage, Red by Marc Ecko, ROXY, XOXO, JLo, DKNY, Fossil, Lucky Brand Jeans, Michael Kors, American Rag, Ed Hardy, Puma, Buffalo, Levi's, Mavi, Calvin Klein, Claiborne,Tommy Bahama, Nautica, Kenneth Cole, Lacoste, Perry Ellis, Cubavera, Polo Ralph Lauren Specialties: •Illustration •Graphic Design •Creative Direction •Dimensional Prop Fabrication •Character Development •Visual Display Presentations •Retail Interior Design •Trend R&D Resourcing •Merchandise Branding •Fashion Apparel Textile Design DIGITAL & CLASSICAL ARTS: •Adobe CS - Specializing in Illustrator & Photoshop •Microsoft Office •Digital SLR Photography •Colored Pencil Illustration •Illustrative Typography •Acrylic & Watercolor Painting •Mix Media Sculpture •Silkscreening

Education

Art Institutes International

Specialties

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