Transportation Design-Product Design-Concept Art-Graphic Design-Illustration-Branding-
Hot Rod Designs
Muscle Car designs and concepts
January 2010 - Present
Art Center College of Design-Instructor
Instructor for Art Center at Night Advanced transportation Design
November 2010 to Present
JADA Toys- Diecast Manager
Responsible for overseeing creative direction and branding for all JADA toys diecast and vehicle lines in the hobby segments.
July 2009 to Present
SSDESIGN- Creative Director
Creative studio in Industrial Design and Concept Art through means of establishing and emotional and functional connections with today's audience. Providing Art Direction and problem solving in the Video Game and Entertainment industry's. Also specializing in one off high end design automotive Bespoke HotRods & Bikes that meet customers specific taste and needs.
Damiler AG Benz
InterSource Media Link
Rad Rides by Troy
Colorado Custom Wheels
American Racing Wheels
September 2008-July 2009-
-Concept art Direction for pre production development for Rockstar Games Titles AGENT and Maz Payne 4.
-Developed both props,characters,environments, and vehicles for these titles.
-Worked with Art Directors in Rockstar North to assure 2d-3d translation in the concept of the game.
July 2006-August 2008- Concept Artist for Rockstar Games, Carlsbad Ca.
-Worked as a concept artist specializing in vehicle design for Rockstar games title Midnight Club Los Angeles.
-Oversaw the art direction through 2d sketching and rendering. To communicating with digital
modelers in Maya and other CAD programs.
- Also helped bring secondary companies to marketing as well such well for product placement through the game.
August 2005-July 2006- Independent freelance designer,SSDESIGN, Oakhills Ca.
-Worked as an independent designer to various companies and independent clients specializing in HotRod
SEMA aftermarket industry.
-Designed the multi award winner Reactor Mustang a high end one off 1967 Ford Mustang
-Followed up with Razor a custom one off 1969 Chevy Camaro
-Freelanced with Honda R&D and did multiple project consulting on sport bikes and crusiers.
-Consulted with Honda R&D on current GEN Y trends demographics and cross branding with current streetwear culture
2004-2005-Motorcycle Designer, Honda R&d,Torrance, Ca
-Worked on various production and advanced concept programs.
-200X Honda Fury concept, Sub project leader on advanced concept, From sketch to full size clay in concept position
-Worked with outside vendors to create show mockup for design clinic.
-2008-Secret Bike production, Sub project leader on production project. Worked with team of modelers and engineers in production program. -Design responsibility included working with engineers on Catia,Directing
a team of modelers on full size clay,
-Refinement design on bodywork and engine design details. Production slated for 2008.
2003-Hyundai/HATCI ,Irvine,Ca. Summer internship
2002-Mazda,Irvine,Ca. Summer internship
1999-2004- Art Center College of Design-Bachelor of Science in Transportation Design
Art Center College of Design
2008 Mothers Shine Award best of show SEMA
2008 Ford Design Award
2007 Ford Design Award
2006 Ford Design Award
2008 Goodguys Street Machine of the year
2007 Goodguys Street Machine of the year
2007 Gran Turismo "Best Muscle Car Award"