New York, NY
Apr 2014 - Present (7 years 3 months)
Senior Designer for off-air animated properties (SpongeBob, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
Apr 2006 - Apr 2014 (8 years)
Responsible for the design and management of footwear graphics for all categories, including structure, color and material exploration. Additionally, I contribute structural and graphic design on apparel, accessories and equipment, and have been involved in branding and high-level concept exercises. Other responsibilities include team management, extensive work with licensees, overseas travel for factory development, trend research, and work in external offices.
Freelance Design & Illustration
Jun 2004 - Jun 2013 (9 years)
Licensed screen-printed posters and commercial illustration for clients such as Marvel Studios, CBS, AMC, Bad Robot, The Academy, Paramount, YouTube, and Gallery 1988. Work additionally includes branding exploration for professional athletes such as Jordan Crawford and Adrian Wilson, as well as many local companies.
Jun 2004 - Apr 2006 (1 year 10 months)
Responsibilities included conceptualizing, designing and developing structural product for both the toy division (Club Earth) and housewares collection (Fred & Friends). Designed all sales material including catalogs and brochures, and was instrumental in creating the graphic DNA carried out through all product, packaging and peripherals that are still in use by the brand today.