graphic, motion & sound / design & direction
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Master of Fine Arts (2007) (2D Design Department)
College for Creative Studies, Bachelor of Fine Arts (2000) (Digital Animation & Video Department)
Graphic: Creative Director, Art Director, Graphic Designer & Assistant Professor
Motion: Motion Designer, Animator, Art Director, Editor & Director
Sound: Sound Designer & Musician
Microsoft, Gensler, Quanta Magazine, MK12, Sierra Quitiquit, JEH Productions, Synect Media, Commonwealth/McCann, Commonground, Pixelfire, The Mill, Brunner Advertising, The Ebeling Group, Digitas, Helios Interactive, College for Creative Studies, Prologue, Organic, Chrysler Corporation, Vectorform, Clear Magazine, Octane Design, Hemmingway +a/studios, John Deer, DMCVB (Visit Detroit Magazine), Lawrence Tech University, GM, BF Goodrich, Jaguar, Mazda & Ford Motor Company
Creative Director, Art Director, Graphic Designer, Assistant Professor, Problem Solver & Artist
Logo Design, Preproduction for Animation, Pitch Work, Ideas, Graphic Design History, Branding, Teaching, Metaphor & Perspective, Analog/Digital thought process, Unique approach to complex problems.
I know the media design process for projects big & small, from branding a startup, to large scale retail experience design. My graphic understanding, critical process & working methods have significant influence on my other areas of focus in different ways. Each day I build off the previous & this process leads me to tomorrow. It is constantly active.
Motion Designer, Animator, Editor, Title Designer & Special Effects
Visual Narratives, Kinetic Typography, Art Direction for Motion, Particle Systems, Large-scale video wall content production, Pre-visualization & Media Aptitude.
I make things that move. I learned to shoot & edit film & video & can animate in 2D or 3D.
Sound Designer & Musician
Sound FX, Music, Scoring, Synthesis, Music History & Effects
I became a sound designer by need, it evolved into a passion for experimental music, synthesis & sampling. It later grew into a more well rounded understanding of music and musical composition. I design sound, provide sound effects and soundscapes for use in commercials & film. I have made music under different aliases and focuses for myself, record labels & commercial clients.