General info
Creative | ACD | Art Director
During my career, I've worked in a range of categories to deliver impactful and effective integrative campaigns encompassing broadcast, branded content, events, digital, print, outdoor, promotions and direct marketing for automotive, QSR, finance, luxury real estate, consumer electronics and entertainment clients. Keen ability to motivate and manage creative and production teams through collaboration and strong leadership.  
Experience
Costa Mesa, CA
Aug 2014 - Present
Creative Lead
Senior level creative for Mazda brand across all consumer touch-points including broadcast, digital and video content.
Long Beach, CA | Houston, TX
Feb 2006 - Aug 2014
VP, Creative Director
Creative Director on 360 degree integrative campaigns encompassing digital, print, outdoor, direct mail and email mediums. Clients ranged from luxury high-rise real estate to automotive and newspaper.
El Segundo, CA
Jun 2005 - Jan 2006
Senior Art Director
Senior Art Director on Toyota, Lexus and DirecTV CRM.
Irvine, CA
Jun 1998 - May 2005
Senior Art Director
Young & Rubicam
Senior Art Director on Jaguar, Land Rover, Lincoln, Ford Canada, Taco Bell, El Pollo Loco and El Torito.
Chicago, IL
Jan 1996 - May 1998
Art Director
Wunderman
Art Director on promotional events and sweepstakes for clients within the QSR and entertainment industries.
Education
DeKalb, IL
Jun 1991 - Dec 1995
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Northern Illinois University
Awards
DMA Echo Awards, International Effie Awards. Reggie Awards, New York Festivals, Houston Addy Awards, OC Addy Awards, International Automotive Awards, Premier Print Awards