Mar 2015 - Present (6 years 7 months)
In charge of all creative media including video, photography, print design, web design and illustration.
Sep 2014 - Present (7 years 1 month)
Art Director / Graphic Designer - for print design, web design, film, photography, illustration and fine art.
Film and Video - create or contribute to short films, feature films, documentaries, promotions, events, music videos, TV shows, educational and viral video.
Short Film: The Lesson, Role: Production Designer
Music Videos: "Merry-Go-Round" - Sydney Hansen, Role: Director of Photography, "Say Something" - Sydney Hansen, Role: Director of Photography
Art Director & Cinematographer
Jan 2004 - Sep 2014 (10 years 8 months)
Digital Film • Video • Photography • Design
Short films, feature films, documentaries, promotions, events, music videos, TV shows, educational and viral video. Art director - involving props, sets, photography, print design, web design, illustration and fine art.
• "The Lucky 6" - Release Date 2014, Role: Property Master, Set Dresser, Oceanic Technical Advisor.
• "The Jingle Dress" - Release Date 2014, Role: Art Department, Set Dresser
• "Princess" - Trailer & Fundraiser, Role: Director of Photography
• "The Walk Home" - Release Date 2012, Role: Director & Editor
• "From Wasioja to Washington" - Release Date 2012, Role: Graphic Designer
• "Las Manos de Christine" - Release Date 2012, Role: Director & Editor
• "Highway 12 Photography" - Release Date 2009, Role: Director & Editor
• "Water for Everyone" - Release Date 2008, Role: Director & Editor
• "Shadow Games" - Terry Eason, Role: Director & Editor
• "Tiger Swallowtail" - Terry Eason, Role: Director & Editor
• "No Money Down" - Paul Metsa / MaximumFolk.com, Role: Director & Editor
• "Whiskey or the Rain" - Paul Metsa / MaximumFolk.com, Role: Director & Editor
Design & Video Production:
Gambro, Arthur’s Residential Care, Roundabout Ventures, Hilarity Hoppers, Jolly Roads Productions, Jigsaw Builders, H2O for Life, Family Promise, Underwater Adventures Aquarium, Cove Lodge, Great Lakes Aquarium, Scuba Center, Hennepin Technical College, Nikoleit Creative, GLSPS, John Ryan, Little Red Hen Design, Cyber Advisors, Fairview Southdale Hospital, Dairy Queen, Federal Cartridge, Technology Resource Group
May 2007 - Apr 2009 (1 year 11 months)
Print Design • Photo Direction • Video Production
Graphic Design & Illustration
The Creative Group
2004 - 2007 (3 years)
Design & Illustration for various companies:
Allen Interaction, Falls Agency, Learner Publishing / Interface Graphics, Hanley Wood, Banta Premedia, Gartner Studios, Minnesota Orchestra, Ryan Partnership, JDS Marketing, Musicland
Marine Conservation Volunteer - Divemaster & Underwater Photographer
Global Vision International
Jul 2006 - Aug 2006 (1 month)
Coral reef monitoring and recovery research. Invertebrate fisheries surveys. Whale shark migration observations. In water Sea turtle surveys. Cetacean sighting recordings. Assistance in managing Curieuse National Park alongside local rangers. Assisting in the development and implementation of the Marine education and awareness community programs.
Aug 2000 - Aug 2003 (3 years)
Print Design • Event Planning & Marketing • Illustration • Video Shooting
Business Owner/Marketing Manager
Jan 1998 - Aug 2000 (2 years 7 months)
Corporate Identity • Website • Print Collateral • TV commercials • Events • Budget • Administration
Jan 1992 - Oct 1997 (5 years 9 months)
Client List: Paper Magic, Health Partners, The Halloween Store, DC Vertigo and Marvel
Mar 1995 - Aug 1995 (5 months)