Skills

INTRO

CRUD and CRAP – the CRUX* of my existence. I’m a media mixologist. I’m a creative beast. The full 360. From the back-end around to the front-end. It’s what drives me. I love art – learning new things – consuming and making things.

Create/Read/Update/Destroy: common developer operations
Contrast/Repetition/Alignment/Proximity: principles of design
*Creative/User Experience

Brand Strategy

The "what" and the "how" are easy. The "why" is critical.

Creative Direction

In my 20 year career, I've worked at all levels from Junior Designer, to AD, ACD, and CD across many different companies and leading agencies.

Web Development

Full stack. Ruby on Rails. WordPress. Front end. UI/UX. Responsive email. Let's do this.

Management

Have managed designers, freelancers, vendors and the like. Also am involved as a founder of a typography group and coordinator of a leading Ruby meet up group.

Writing

I like words. I've been known to name companies and turn a snappy headline.

Print

Postcards, posters, brochures, magazines as well as more involved packaging and POP displays.

Photography

After learning about cross-processing, I became obsessed and studied it intensely. So much so that I had a photo studio downtown for several years.

3D

The perfect accent to any project.

Motion Graphics

After having extensive experience in animating and coding in Adobe Flash, now it's all about video and web code.
INTERESTS

Gaming

Console. Mobile. PC. Even YouTubed and Twitched it for a bit.

Exercise

Well not really. But I should.

Travel

Give me a reason to go somewhere.
I dare you.

Fashion

Pursued a fashion certificate for a bit. Comfortable around a sewing machine.

Love

I like love.

News

Junkie.