Seasoned creative thinker with 20 years of experience successfully leading and executing digital media and motion graphics across multiple platforms and devices. Specific areas of expertise include: creative leadership, team building, motion graphics, branding, digital content, UX trends, experiential, visual effects and film production.
I provide solutions from concept to delivery that include both creative and technical mastery. As a Senior independent Art Director, 2D compositor, and 3D generalist, I provide hands-on direction with an unmatched understanding of process and project management for diverse initiatives. I focus on delivering solutions, creative strategy, and branding for motion and emerging digital media.
Where I’ve Worked
The Cimarron Group,
The Picture Mill,
BLT and Associates,
Side Show Productions,
PingTank - Took (Social Media) Startup to Launch
Side Show Productions - Animation Director
Lead VFX Artist and Associate Producer - "Sparks"
2013 Feature Film (450 vfx shots)
Senior Animator, Fuel/Razorfish, 1997 – 2003
Featured Speaker: BDA, Motion, & other Conferences.
Search and Rescue Pilot for USAF AUX CAP, 2003-2010
Satellite Digital Imaging & Hyper-spectral Recon
Volunteer Leader: Various adult ministries since 1991.
Member of the Biola University Studio Task Force.
1999 – Emmy, Achievement in Graphic Design, X-Games
2001 – Type Directors Club Award
2001 – BDA GOLD, ESPN X-Games
2002 – Emmy (nomination), Graphic Design, X-Games
2002 – BDA, ESPN Summer X-Games
2008 – Winner, Intel Digital Drag Race
2009 – Key Art, (nomination)
2011 – Audi selected for the 20th AICP show design Category
2011 – “Lilac Wine” wins Blind’s CD an Emmy
2013 – “Sparks” Best Visual Effects, LA Int. Film Festival
B.A, Radio Television Film - Media Management
2D | Adobe AfterEffects - Expert
2D | Adobe Creative Suite - Expert
3D | 3DS Max – Expert
Production/Post pipeline - Expert
General Office Applications
Advanced IT Architecture - Proficient
Featured Speaker - BDA, Motion, & other Conferences.
Ministry - Various adult ministries since 1991.
Education - Biola Univ.’s Studio Task Force.
Search & Rescue Pilot - USAF AUX CAP, 2003-2010 Hyper-spectral Imaging.