Digital Creative lead with a focus on creative strategy, storytelling and social activation. Responsible for start to finish solutions from large scale web experiences to through the line digital campaigns. Specializing in. Art Direction / Design Creative Strategy Concept Development Social Activation Content Creation Through the Line Campaigns and Promotions Creative Technology Automotive Repair Sarcasm Lunch

Work Samples

  • Butterball 2013 responsive redesign

  • HP Various Campaigns

  • MBCI Multi brand redesign.

Work History

  • Creative Director

    • Blast Radius
    • Dec 2013 - Present (1 year)

    Team lead on a wide range of interactive experiences. Specializing in creative strategy, digital ecosystems and campaign concept development.

    Clients: HP, BestBuy, Sears, Novartis, Butterball

  • Creative Director

    • SPRNKLS
    • Jul 2011 - Present (3 years 5 months)

    Designer and Creative Director on a variety of passion projects.
    Focused on digital ecosystem creation, digital campaigns and content for music artists and other creative industries.

  • Associate Creative Director

    • Designkitchen
    • Nov 2009 - Present (5 years 1 month)
  • Senior Art Director

    • WHITTMANHART Interactive
    • Apr 2008 - Nov 2009 (1 year 7 months)

    Senior Art director on Harley Davidson.
    Responsible for multiple digital campaigns, lead Art Director on 08, 09 Model year experiences.

  • Art Director

    • Critical Mass
    • Dec 2007 - Apr 2008 (4 months)

    Lead designer for the Pampers village. A stand alone social community for new parents.

  • Art Director

    • JWT
    • Jan 2007 - Dec 2007 (11 months)
  • Art Director

    • RMG Connect / Chicago
    • Jan 2007 - Dec 2007 (11 months)

    Art director on a variety of clients including, Sears, Western Union, Nestle, and Illinois Borough of Tourism

  • Art Director

    • J&M Advertising
    • Jan 2005 - Jan 2007 (2 years)

    Senior creative for a multitude of regional clients. Responsible for full campaigns for all of the areas sports teams.

  • AdJunct Design Professor

    • Kendall College of Art and Design
    • Jan 2006 - Dec 2006 (11 months)

    • Instruct first and second year students in Illustrator, Indesign, and Acrobat.

    • Teach and enforce good foundation design principles and proper concept development

  • Graphic Designer

    • Shape Corporation
    • Oct 2002 - Nov 2004 (2 years 1 month)

Education

  • Kendall College of Art and Design

    • BFA Visual Communications
    • 1999 - 2002
  • Schoolcraft College

    • AA Graphic Design
    • 1997 - 1999

Specialties

Awards

WebAward in multiple categories 2007-2013 One Show Finalist 2012 ADDY Awards 2006 ADDY Awards 2004 ADDY Awards 2002 Siggraph Interactive Design Showcase 1999

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