Client Work

Some of the world’s biggest brands, innovative challengers, and growing startups have hired me to help them with creative challenges.

My work has been recognized across all major media publications and won awards across industries. And on my parents’ fridge since 1989.

Brands Who Have Hired Me

I work with brands as a

Product Designer

I am a holistic and strategic thinker, breaking down the problem and generating device- and technology-agnostic solutions. As both a UX and UI designer, I’ve spent the last 5 years learning agile and sprint methodologies to develop websites, digital experiences and web apps. My strengths are in user experience design, generating ideas, and prototyping/building MVPs.

I help companies reach their audience in new ways as an

Art Director and Creative Director

With 10 years of big advertising agency experience, I’ve learned to build integrated campaigns for some of the world’s biggest brands. My background in design and film allow me to think visually, but I’m also comfortable writing scripts, code, and music. I love working with small, nimble teams to make creative work that impacts people’s lives and the world.

Client Work Press

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Client Work Awards

AdAge Viral Brand of the Year (2012) – Samsung

Addy, Silver & Gold Campaign

AICP NEXT Award 

Effie, Silver

Emmy Nominee 

Hermes Award, Platinum

Jay Chiat Awards, Grand Prix 

Webby Honoree