I primarily work as an illustrator, but I also enjoy graphic design, writing, sculpting, and photography.

Work Samples

  • Wacky Monster Books

  • Vehicle Themed Books

  • Paper Toys

Work History

EDUCATION 1/94 - 12/95 Oakland Community College: Farmington Hills, MI Major: Art 9/88 - 6/94 Eastern Michigan University: Ypsilanti, MI Major: Art WORK EXPERIENCE 1/17 - Present Zen Design Group: Berkley, MI Toy Designer: Ideation, Illustration, Prototyping, Graphic Design, 3-D Design Current IPs: Lego (Lego Batman Movie, Ninjago, Lego Classic, Lego Iconic, Lego DC comic characters) 7/01 – 12/16 American Plastic Toys: Walled Lake, MI Graphic Designer: Packaging, Toy Design, Assembly Instructions, Product Photoshoots, Company Catalogs 11/98 - 9/00 Jakks Pacific (Flying Colors and Colorbök): Dexter, MI Illustrator/Toy Designer: Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Warner Bros., Sanrio, Mattel IPs worked on include: Scooby-Doo, Blue’s Clues, Rugrats, Chicken Run, Powerpuff Girls, SpongeBob Squarepants, Maisy, Hello Kitty, Looney Tunes, The Grinch 1/97 - 5/98 Ashley Talent International: Ann Arbor, MI Freelance Graphic Designer: Advertising and Band Ad Mattes 8/96 - 3/98 Vault of Midnight Comix: Ann Arbor, MI Freelance Graphic Designer: Advertising and In-Store Displays 5/95 - 10/97 Media Station, Inc.: Ann Arbor, MI Production Artist: Disney Interactive CD ROMS Titles worked on include: Hunchback of Notre Dame, 101 Dalmatians, and The Little Mermaid

Education

Eastern Michigan University

Specialties

Awards

1.) Art Show at The Pike Room: Pontiac, MI (1/08) 2.) Taught 3-D Art and Photography @ Canton and Plymouth Public Libraries, MI (3/07, 10/07) 3.) Three original comic stories published by Young American Comics (2006-2007) 4.) Silver Citation: Ann Arbor Ad Club for Flash Animation (1/04)

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