me

EDUCATION  
BFA, Visual Communication // Herron School of Art; Indianapolis, In.
MFA, Graphic Design // California Institute of the Arts


WORK EXPERIENCE

Freelance, New York City
Art Direction & Design, July 2015–Present
Freelance Design Director at NYC & Company.. Additional projects: Creation of the visual elements for the launch of VAST with TheBridgeCo and pro bono design work for Half Court Academy— a basketball program for
Harlem Youth.


OC Tanner, Salt Lake City, UT
Design Manager, March 2014–July 2015
Provided design direction on digital and print initiatives with the team responsible for the creation and ideation of corporate awards programs worldwide. 


Leo Burnett Worldwide, New York City
Creative Director, December 2012-December 2013
Provided creative lead and direction for all content spanning digital and print for beauty and real estate campaigns.


Bloomberg, L.P., New York City 
Art Director, July 2011-December 2012
Design and art direction in the internal design and marketing agency at Bloomberg where we worked on projects for all aspects of the company including marketing, advertising, philanthropic projects, and branding with work encompassing printed matter, digital design direction, brand guideline development, and environmental design.


Freelance, Park City, UT & New York City 
Art Direction & Design, 2007-2011
Clients & Projects: MIZU, American Red Cross, Snowboard magazine, Ogilvy + Mather [BIG] Brand Integration Group, Adobe InDesign, Print magazine, Orient Express Hotels, MISSION.tv, RC Publications, Cyclops Productions, and the Verve Music Group.

Nike, Portland, OR
Senior Designer, 2006
Branding, logo design, and implemented design direction
across a variety of initiatives for Nike Golf.


Future US, Solana Beach, CA
Art Director, 2005-2006
Layout and design for The Drift, Snowboard Trade News
and Future Snowboarding magazines. 


Cyclops Productions, New York City
Art Director & Designer, 2000- 2005
Layout and design for Albert Watson Photography, Jockey
International ad campaigns, Levi’s ad campaigns, launch of
ELV1S campaign, The Fashion Trust, Warner Brothers
Records. Projects included type design,
book design, logo design, motion graphics,
magazine layout and web design.


Blue Magazine, New York City 
Art Director & Designer, 1997-2003
Blue was an outdoor adventure lifestyle magazine. I was in
charge of all aspects of the magazine’s art direction and design
for the duration of the publication.


David Carson Design, San Diego & New York City
Senior Graphic Designer, 1994-1999
Worked on projects for RayGun magazine, Speak magazine, 
AIGA, AT&T, Brandt Skincare, Levi’s, MGM, Packard Bell, USWest, 
ZooTV. Projects included type design, editorial design, logo design, 
motion graphics, magazine layout and web design.

AWARDS

2013 Leo Intel Award from Leo Burnett
Selected to participate in the Young Guns III exhibition for the Art Directors Club of New York
Judge for the Society of Publication Designers
Named as an emerging designer by Metropolis magazine
Featured in new visual artists review: Print Magazine s top 20 designers under 30
Work featured in Idea magazine from Japan
Awards in the ACD 100 show
Work featured in Communication Arts design annuals