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Art Direction, Identity, Brand Strategy, Print, Interactive, HTML, UI/UX Design, Advertising,
Packaging, Naming, Viral Marketing, Video, Songwriting, Scoring, Sound Design
Design Director, 2015 – Present
Senior Art Director, 2009 – 2015
Directed and managed design team on world- and nationwide rebranding and store re-image
campaigns for Philz Coffee, Chili’s, Wendy’s, Domino’s, Del Taco, Noah's Bagels, Savers,
Chuck E. Cheese, Ben & Jerry’s, Sonic and more. Conceptualized, executed, directed, and
presented concepts for each. Selected and directed web developers, illustrators, typographers,
copywriters, naming experts, and junior designers.
Senior Art Director, 2004 – 2006
Responsible for concept development, execution, and presentation of projects including
identity, print collateral, advertising, direct mail, website design, viral videos, and scoring.
Art directed junior designers, writers, and photographers. Served as Creative Director
for six months. Clients included Adobe, Gap, Nike, Hitachi, Togo’s, and Stanford University.
UC Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive
Graphic Designer, 2001 – 2003
Helped drive all areas of museum and theater promotional design. Created brochures,
exhibition guides, banners, and monthly magazine. Initiated and executed identity campaign,
including logo, stationery system, and all corresponding promotional materials.
Worked hand-in-hand with principal Mark Fox developing logos for start-ups and restaurants
nationwide. Responsibilities included concept development, sketching, hand inking, and
vectorexecution of logos. Also responsible for creation of corresponding stationery systems
and assorted print collateral.
Principal, 1997 – Present
Developed projects involving brand strategy, identity, print, web, video, sound design,
and songwriting. Clients include Levi’s, Walmart, Hitachi, Texaco, Skanska, Green-e,
and Stanford University. Directed designers, developers, copywriters, and illustrators.
Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, 1996
California College of the Arts
Graphic Design, 2001
HONORS & AWARDS
Gold ADDY Award (Animation)
Print Magazine Regional Design Award (Packaging)
Outstanding Merit, QSR Restaurant, Retail Design Institute
American Package Design Award, Graphic Design USA
American Design Award (Animation)
Gold Award, Davey Awards (Print Collateral)
Featured in Logo Lounge
Profiled twice in San Francisco Examiner’s Advertising Campaign of the Week
CCA All-College Honors Award recipient
References available upon request.