I'm an art director for special events and experiences in real space, graphic designer, scenic designer, concept artist, obsessive detailer and specifier, 3D modeler, lighting enthusiast, minimalist object-maker, accidental copy editor, walking furniture encyclopedia, tolerable iPad musician, good driver in Brooklyn but nowhere else, cat and food photographer. In that order.

Work Samples

  • Concept Sketches

  • Dockers Fall Pop-Up

Work History

  • Designer

    • MKG
    • New York, NY
    • Oct 2011 - Present (3 years 1 month)

    Design and execute total creative for marketing events and activations, corporate pop-ups, TV promotions, publicity stunts and online engagements. Create and present concept art; manage printing, scenic fabrication, d├ęcor & furniture specifying, budgets; direct junior designers, supervise installations.

  • Designer, Photographer, Art Director

    • Freelance
    • Nov 2007 - Present (7 years)

    General creative services including print, web, product and exhibit design, art direction and photographs.

  • Associate Designer

    • Eclectic Precision
    • Jan 2012 - Jan 2013 (1 year)

    Create artwork and scenic designs for event lighting, manage brand visuals and website, edit photos and videos, direct assembly in shop.

  • Designer

    • Vivid RGB Lighting
    • Jan 2012 - Jan 2013 (1 year)

    Created brand identity for LED media product start-up, visual design for website, press materials and product documentation, designed lighting products.

  • Freelance Designer, Copy Editor

    • The Daily Record (Rochester, NY)
    • Jun 2010 - Aug 2011 (1 year 2 months)

    Design page layouts, edit photographs and copy content, publish website updates, write headlines

  • Exhibit Designer

    • RES Exhibit Services
    • Sep 2010 - Aug 2011 (11 months)

    I express brands through creative trade show exhibit architecture, interior spaces and graphic systems.

  • Design Consultant

    • Rochester Regional Community Design Center
    • Feb 2009 - Aug 2009 (6 months)

    Created graphics, maps, presentation materials and architectural visualiza-
    tions, conducted design research and hosted gallery events.

Education

  • Rochester Institute of Technology

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts Industrial Design, Sociology and Anthropology
    • 2006 - 2011

Specialties

Affiliations

Industrial Design Student Organization

Awards

IDSO founder and vice president, Diector of Exhibitions for Design on the ROCs and Industrial Design Senior Show

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