SENIOR ART DIRECTOR
Jan 2022 – Present
Collaborating with industry-leading artists and storytellers to create new worlds for Magic: The Gathering.
Oct 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.
Nov 2019 – Jan 2022
Championed 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.
Oversaw 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.
Spearheaded a multi-faceted rebrand and assimilation into a singular anime powerhouse—including expansion into new markets; most recently Latin America.
Jun 2017 – Aug 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.
LEAD PUBLISHING DESIGNER
Jan 2016 – May 2017
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.
2010 – 2017
Illustrated for TV pitches, animations, documentaries, films, apps, and commercials.
SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Mar 2013 – Jan 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.
FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER
2013 – 2014
Designed books for Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time series.
Dec 2011 – Mar 2013
Art-directed and designed children’s books.
The New York Times Best Seller Spot the Dot.
JUNIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Aug 2010 – Dec 2011
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.