Jul 2013 - Present (8 years 10 months)
Object Agency is a multi-disciplinary creative agency specializing in marketing communications, brand strategy, and environmental graphics. At Object Agency in addition to being responsible for designing, art directing and supervising junior staff, I also manage production, liaise with clients, find/direct consultants and assist with daily office management. The projects range from branding and identity, web design, and video, to showroom design. Recent clients have included Edelman Leather, Tandus Centiva, American Seating, and St. Nicks Alliance.
Creative Director & Principal
New York, NY
2001 - Present (21 years)
I have taken on numerous freelance projects ranging from logos and corporate identity to books and catalogues. I am responsible for all aspects of design and production. Clients include Sarah Lawrence The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center College, The Hole in the Wall Gang and The Art Group (TAG).
New York, NY
Jan 2010 - May 2013 (3 years 4 months)
Senior designer for the auction house’s in-house design team responsible for art direction, supervision, and execution of projects across multiple departments (including but not limited to Impressionist & Modern Art, Old Master Paintings, Watches & Clocks, African, Oceanic & Pre-Columbian Art, Judaica, and Russian Art). The projects ranged from print marketing collateral, editorial design, packaging, specialty catalogues, and exhibition design to digital media projects for web, iPad, and television. I was involved in promoting numerous record setting auctions such as Edvard Munch’s The Scream which sold for $120M in 2012. I also assisted in the launch of Sotheby's at Auction magazine, working closely with photographers, retouchers, copywriters, directing other designers in addition to personally designing many portions of the publication. As senior designer I worked with the creative directors in New York and London to managing international brand consistency and update templates/guidelines as needed. Additionally, I was responsible for training and overseeing interns and freelancers.
New York, NY
May 2007 - Jan 2010 (2 years 8 months)
Designer for the auction house’s in-house design team responsible for art direction, supervision, and execution of projects across multiple departments (Old Master Paintings, Watches & Clocks, African, Oceanic & Pre-Columbian Art, and Russian Art). The projects included print marketing collateral, packaging, specialty catalogues, exhibition design, digital media projects. I was one of the principal designers/design directors for the corporate identity overhaul in 2007 which won a Gold Award from Graphis and was included in their Branding 5 publication (2008). Following the branding rollout, I worked closely with the creative directors in both New York and London to maintain consistent international branding. In 2008 I became responsible for training and supervising freelancers and interns.
2002 - 2003 (1 year)
McGregor Westlake is a Sydney-based architecture firm specializing in public art projects, residential design, and landscape architecture. In addition to working on architectural projects, I was responsible for all of the firms graphic design and promotional materials.
New York, NY
2001 - 2002 (1 year)
At Pentagram I worked on architectural projects that ranged in scale from single family residences to museums. I was responsible for conceptualizing projects, building 3D computer models, photo realistic renderings, and construction drawings. I was also independantly commissioned to collaborate on non- architecture projects with other design teams.