JPHP Management / The Higher Path
Los Angeles, CA
Feb 2018 - Present (4 years 3 months)
Designing visual creative for product packaging, marketing materials, magazine layout, billboards, posters, retail store signage, white label packaging +logo design, web/social media, environmental graphics, product photography, training booklets, merchandising, etc.
Sotheby's International Realty
Sep 2014 - Aug 2017 (2 years 11 months)
Coordinating the Marketing Department and providing art direction and creative design at one of the top real estate brokerages in the country, serving the creative marketing needs of over 100 top-producing real estate agents who are selling some of the most exclusive neighborhoods on this planet.
Freelance Art Director / Graphic Designer
VARIOUS FREELANCE ASSIGNMENTS
Jan 1998 - Feb 2017 (19 years 1 month)
As a freelancer, has worked long-term assignments at a variety of ad agencies, marketing firms and publications including on-site engagements lasting a year or more at FOX Studios, 180Amsterdam, Pacific Communications, Rapp-Collins Worldwide and William Hezmalhalch Architects. Client list includes Fox, Adidas, Taco Bell, Jaguar USA, DirecTV, Toyota, Mitsubishi, ASICS, DC Shoes, Allergan Pharmaceuticals, USC Law School, LA County Family Services, Algo Technologies, Public Counsel, Verizon Wireless, Orange County Fair, Kaiser Permanente, Body Glove, Primedia Publications and South Coast Plaza.
Production Artist / Graphic Designer
THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY
Mar 2010 - Aug 2013 (3 years 5 months)
Was a graphic designer and production artist, creating a wide variety of print and digital work, including billboards, posters, magazine ads, vehicle wraps, web graphics, e-marketing and photography. Created marketing materials for a wide variety of Disney properties primarily Radio Disney, Disney Channel, Hollywood Records, Disney Parks, ESPN, ABC and Pixar.
Graphic Designer / Reporter / Photographer
El Segundo, CA
Oct 1998 - May 2000 (1 year 7 months)
Wore many hats at this chain of weekly community newspapers, including page layout designer, display ad designer, classifieds manager, proofreader. . even sportwriter, political reporter and photographer.
THE LOS ANGELES TIMES
Sep 1997 - Oct 1998 (1 year 1 month)
Was part of a staff of about 25 that designed display ads for all editions of The Times. Was assigned to several important specialized accounts, including Downtown LA Motors and Sterling Real Estate Properties.
THE ANAHEIM ANGELS
Feb 1997 - Sep 1997 (7 months)
Designed signage, flyers and other promotional materials for the baseball team's merchandising department, which at the time operated under the umbrella of Disney Consumer Products.
THE KANSAS CITY STAR
Kansas City, MO
Jan 1996 - Apr 1997 (1 year 3 months)
Worked for about a year as part of the display advertising design staff for this large daily newspaper before being promoted to the in-house promotions design team.