Graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin-Stout with a BFA in Industrial Design. Worked as an industrial designer for Converse shoes (Boston, MA) before moving to Japan to work for Kodansha in the manga industry. Collaborated on several projects in Tokyo including: Hitoshi Ariga’s, The Big O (Kodansha) and Rockman. Debuted in the US with the title MANIC (Image Comics, CA) in 2004.
Completed several successful multimedia projects in the music and entertainment industries including Samata X (Miss Universe) music video produced in the UK; Cyril the magician's DVD produced in Japan; Darkeyez Promotional DVD, Japan; Akane Suzuki's animation short, Japan; Ideation and character design for Tokyopop's Mirrormask manga and many more.
Currently I am working as Creative Director for LUXSTACK, a software company based in Tokyo that services some of the worlds most respected high-end brands.