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FUNIMATION

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

November 2019 - Present

  • Champions a creative dream team of art directors, designers, illustrators, video editors, front-end developers, and producers. We help people belong by creating a world that empowers fans to express themselves through the anime lifestyle.

  • Oversees all global marketing and brand creative for omnichannel entertainment business: Streaming Service (SVOD/AVOD/OTT), Home Entertainment, Events/Experiential, eCommerce and Products, Linear Broadcast, Gaming, and Partnerships. 

  • Currently spearheading multi-faceted rebrand and assimilation into a singular Anime powerhouse—including expansion into new markets; most recently Latin America.

CRUNCHYROLL

ART DIRECTOR - CRUNCHYROLL & VRV

June 2017 - August 2019

  • Lead an award-winning team of creatives, where we created assets for digital (mobile and web) and print, such as emails, paid ads, social assets, OOH assets, merchandise, etc.

  • Managed and mentored the team to execute industry-leading creative across all forms of digital, video, and print media. 

  • Project managed creative team (delegated workloads, assigned projects, tracked project statuses, etc.)

  • Collaborated with key stakeholders across multiple lines of business in marketing, business development, audience development, eCommerce, research, and events. 

  • Developed the brand guidelines and creative foundations for VRV and Crunchyroll.

October 2010 - Present

  • I create, edit, design, and publish original comic books and graphic novels for digital and print formats

  • I launched a fully-funded Kickstarter for the comics anthology, Nobodies Vol. 2

MARVEL ENTERTAINMENT

LEAD PUBLISHING DESIGNER

  • Art-directed and designed for core Marvel Publishing business units and campaigns. 

  • Developed logos and other consumer-facing materials for Star Wars, Spider-Man, Deadpool, and more.

  • Created for publications, event signage, and online.

January 2016 - May 2017

THE STRING THEORY

FREELANCE ILLUSTRATOR

  • Illustrated for TV pitches, animations, documentaries, films, apps, and commercials. 

2010 - 2017

HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER

March 2013 - January 2016

  • Art-directed and designed more than 300 books for Electronic Arts, PopCap Games, Blue Sky Studios, 20th Century Fox, Guinness World Records, DC Entertainment, and Lionsgate

  • Managed a team of freelancers to create line looks, box sets, and other packaging materials.

  • “The New York Times Best Sellers” Divergent: Official Illustrated Movie Companion, Kid President’s Guide to Being Awesome, and Paddington.

PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE

FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER

  • Designed books for Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time series.

2013 - 2014

SCHOLASTIC

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

  • Art-directed and designed children’s books.

  • "New York Times Best Seller", Spot the Dot

December 2011 - March 2013

SIMON & SCHUSTER

JUNIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER

  • Art-directed and designed children’s books for prominent licensors including Nickelodeon, Colombia Pictures, Peyo, LaFig, CBS, Chorion, Paramount Pictures, and Richard Scarry.

  • “The New York Times Best Seller”, The Smurfs Movie Novelization.

August 2010 - December 2011

 
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