• Nearly 20 years experience working as a Creative Director, Art Director, Designer, Animator, and Illustrator direct-to-client and for some of the top design-driven production companies, including – Perception, Digital Kitchen, Brand New School, Loyalkaspar, Superfad, and Sarofsky.
• Delivering motion design projects for clients such as Target, Ferrari, Fedex, McGraw Hill, Ralph Lauren, ESPN, and VH1 to name a few.
• Capabilities include Concept Development, Design & Art Direction, Illustration, 2D Animation, 3D Animation, and Compositing.
• Author of Design for Motion: Fundamentals and Techniques of Motion Design
(here is a link to a feature for the 1st edition on Motionographer http://motionographer.com/2015/12/16/author-of-design-for-motion-talks-industry-education-and-the-state-of-design/ )
I began my professional Motion Design career in 2002 working for Curious Pictures in New York City. I have worked on Commercials, Film Titles, Broadcast Show Packages, Broadcast Promos, Graphic Toolkits, and Music Videos. I have worked for some of the top Motion Design Studios including Brand New School, Digital Kitchen, and Loyalkaspar to name a few. I have also worked directly with clients such at MTV, VH1, ESPN, The National Geographic Channel, and Ralph Lauren as well as Advertising Agencies to produce original Motion Media Design and Animation. Over the years, I have worked as a Designer, Animator, Art Director, Lead Compositor, and Creative Director as well as a Producer for many of my own projects. I have worked on numerous Broadcast Design Award Winning projects as well as two Emmy Nominated projects.
I am also an Assistant Professor of Design at Western Washington University. Previously, I taught at the Savannah College of Art and Design for 10 years as a professor in the Motion Media department and for 3 years at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. With a life-long passion for learning, I enjoy mentoring students and aiding them to achieve their creative goals.
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