Sr. Art Director/Sr. Designer
Past Client List:
Real Estate: Galaxy Holding Companies with projects such
as VUE and Villa Malibu, Ryness Marketing, LBA Realty
and the WHotel Residences, Hollywood
Electronics: Microsoft, Intel, Pioneer, Nintendo
Financial: Countrywide Bank, Howard Hughes,
Buchanan Street Partners and Goodwin Proctor, LLC
Entertainment: Warner Bros. Home Video, Think Film,
Media 8 Entertainment, Columbia Pictures, Universal Theme Parks, New Wave Entertainment, Paramount Domestic TV,
Disney Consumer Products and Lily Tomlin
Hospitality: Chesapeake Bay Hyatt, Sheraton Hotels,
St. Regis Hotel (NY), Bob’s Big Boy, Carrows Restaurants
Health care: FHP Healthcare, iscribe Rx
Business: USAir, US West, Thailand Government, UCLA
Anderson School, Pioneer, Westfield Corporation
Non Profit: Ballona Institute, Motion Picture & Television Fund, Braille Institute,
Westside Pregnancy Clinic, National Aquarium in Baltimore
FundiDzn: Santa Monica, CA2004 – 2010
ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR/Freelance
Developed and executed strategic creative design of branding, collateral and websites for entertainment, non-profit and health care clients. Managed creative team (photographers, copywriters) as well as print and production vendors. Worked with public relations department in executing their objectives.
Clients: Warner Bros. Home Video, Think Film, Media 8 Entertainment and the Motion Picture & Television Fund
Macy & Associates: Playa del Rey, CA2004 – 2009
SENIOR ART DIRECTOR/ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR/Full Time
Determined creative strategy and direction. Developed brand identities, and provided leadership to meet all project deliverables. Managed internal and external customer relations and skillfully improved company’s design style to earn industry recognition. Provided creative concepts, production, press checking and copywriting for print and web projects. Attended client presentations and meetings.
Clients: WHollwood Residences, Ryness Marketing, Galaxy Holding Company,
Howard Hughes Commercial, Goodwin Proctor, LLP and AT&T
SENIOR ART DIRECTOR/Freelance
Entertainment Agencies: Los Angeles, CA 2002 – 2004
Recruited to develop concepts and designs for several top entertainment design studios in Los Angeles; earned recognition for creation of the “About Schmidt” poster.
Clients: Bemis Balkind, Columbia Pictures, Concept Arts, Creative Domain, Dawn Patrol, Disney Consumer Products, Drissi, New Wave Entertainment, Paramount Domestic TV and Warner Bros.
Rod Dyer Group: Los Angeles, CA 1999 – 2002SENIOR ART DIRECTOR/Full Time
Created concepts and finished art for logos. Developed brand identity systems for a variety of leading entertainment and corporate clients.
Clients: Chesapeake Bay Hyatt, Disney Consumer Products, The Grove, Hollywood & Highland, Thailand Government and UCLA Anderson School
Point Zero Design: Los Angeles, CA 1998 – 1999
SENIOR ART DIRECTOR/Full Time
Created innovative logos and collateral pieces to create product and business awareness; skillfully launched
new products, created presentations and utilized excellent communication skills to supervise junior art directors.
Clients: iscribe Rx, Pioneer, Trimark Video, Corvel
Kovel Kresser: Los Angeles, CA 1995 – 1998
SENIOR ART DIRECTOR/Full Time
Working with a variety of creative teams, I was able to produce excellent print work, direct response, advertising
and television commercials. Concepted and art directed commercials, advertising, collateral materials and new
business pitches. Worked with numerous high-end photographers and outside vendors.
Clients: Countrywide Bank, Kaiser Permanente, Nintendo, Carrows Restaurants, Finesterra, Hotel, Cabo
Ogilvy Mather: Los Angeles, CA SENIOR ART DIRECTOR 1995-1992
Clients: Microsoft, Intel
Foote Cone & Belding: Los Angeles, CA SENIOR ART DIRECTOR 1992-1990
Clients: Pac Bell, Universal
Otis College of Art & Design 1st Year Masters of Fine Art in Graphic Design
University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude
Maryland Institute of Art
Key Art Nominee, West Coast Show, New York Art Directors Club, Addy, Archive Magazine, Print Magazine, Washington, DC Art Directors Club,Baltimore Art Directors