I'm an award-winning Creative Director of Design & Branding with over 20 years experience working in Canada, Japan and the United States. My brand experience is varied and includes Jaguar, Porsche, Boeing, Lincoln/Mercury, Toyota, Coca-Cola, Japan Airlines, Fox Television among others.
Saatchi & Saatchi LA, Torrance, California
V.P., Creative Director, Design and Branding Group
Responsible for collateral, design, branding, asset generation, brand guideline creation and adherence for Toyota of
North America. Oversaw Design & Branding Group consisting of copywriters and designers.
Landor Associates, Irvine and San Francisco, California
Responsible for collateral design and branding for Lincoln/Mercury, Jaguar Cars, El Pollo Loco, New Mexico State University and Boeing. Oversaw a fulltime and freelance staff of writers, designers and production artists.
SHR Perceptual Management, Scottsdale, Arizona
Responsible for collateral, advertising, multi-media design and visual research for Rockwell International,
Volkswagen, GMC Trucks. Subaru, Mazda, Jaguar, Ford, Lincoln Navigator/LS, Mercruiser, Rockford/Fosgate,
No Fear, Coca-Cola, Loewe Opta, Herman Miller, Alcoa, Sturm Ruger, Tauck World Discovery among others.
Hill, Holliday Advertising, Los Angeles, California
Responsible for collateral design for Infiniti Automobiles including brochures, catalogs and videos.
Fox Television, ‘America’s Most Wanted,’ Washington, D.C.
Original set and logo design, segment direction and editing. Co-creator of the television show and developer of the video style, look and feel of the show.
Emphasis! Inc., Tokyo, Japan
Responsible for all design work. Managed staff of six designers. Clients included Japan Airlines, Cathay Pacific
Airlines, Continental Airlines, The Imperial Hotel, Century Hyatt Hotel, Time Inc., Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Canon
Cameras among others.
Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California
Graphic Design/Packaging, Bachelor of Fine Arts, graduated with Distinction
Conestoga College of Applied Arts, Toronto, Canada
Communications Design, Diploma of Applied Arts, (Canadian equivalent of a BA) with Honors.
College Avenue Secondary School, Woodstock, Canada
Communications Design, with Honors
Numerous national and international awards including:
Clio Award Nomination
Belding Bowl Nomination
Print Regional Design Annual
International Automotive Advertising Awards (also a Judge)
How Magazine, Award of Distinction
American Corporate Identity
Creativity, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29
The Art Director’s Club
AIGA Prisma Awards
International Logos and Trademarks
The Telly Awards
The Axiem Awards
American Photography Annual
Loewe North America
Sturm Ruger Firearms
Tauck World Discovery
Innovative Thinking Conference
American Compensation Association
Kentucky Fried Chicken
Beverly Hilton Hotel
The Imperial Hotel (Tokyo)
Century Hyatt Hotel (Tokyo)
Japan Airlines (Tokyo)
Cathay Pacific Airlines (Tokyo)
Time Magazine Inc. (Tokyo)
Canon Cameras (Tokyo)
Nihon Keizai Shimbun Newspaper (Tokyo)
Fox Television, America’s Most Wanted
Quincy Jones Entertainment, The Jesse Jackson Show
Channel 13, Real News
Columbia Tristar Home Video
RTD Los Angeles
Cyberdreams Entertainment Software
Bank of America
Interactive Cable Systems
Sensory Science Corporation
Federal Occupational Health
Upper Deck Trading Cards