MOTION GRAPHICS DESIGNER NBC SPORTS PROMOTIONS + 2018 WINTER OLYMPICS, Stamford, CT. 2017-2018
Designed and animated commercials, presentations, and promotional collateral for broadcast and social media utilizing 2D and 3D design and motion graphics. Designed and presented polished boards to NBC’s Director of Promotions and NBC Sports CMO. Collaborated with directors, editors and producers to ideate unique visual solutions that both complemented and amplified the NBC brand.
SENIOR DESIGNER CNN Digital, New York, NY. 2016-2017
Designed and animated projects for broadcast,VR, mobile, and desktop: commercials, full show packages, VR environment design elements, functional mobile prototypes for in-house app development, large format presentations, specials, and creative in-story elements for publication. Taught motion design, created graphic templates for editors, and mentored junior designers.
SENIOR GRAPHIC ARTIST The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, New York, NY. 2012-Present
Design show package and daily graphics for air, print, and set; design realtime 3D templates; liaison with writers and producers to create still and animated graphics for air; integrate processes with Director, TD, Graphics Operator, Audio Engineer, and EVS Operator.
FREELANCE CREATIVE DIRECTOR | ART DIRECTOR | DESIGNER New York, NY. 2002-Present
Design and art direct special projects for broadcast, web, print, multimedia installations, and multi-platform mobile applications, employing graphic, digital, and motion design, 2D and 3D animation, video editing, original artwork, photography, interactive direction, user interface design, information architecture and content strategy. Collaborate with musicians, programmers, developers, directors, editors, producers, lighting and set designers.
ART DIRECTOR NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, New York, NY. 2011-2012
Managed and mentored a diverse team of artists, graphics producers, and editors, overseeing graphics creation and distribution to worldwide bureaus for the highest-rated evening news broadcast; designed and directed show package, studio elements, maps and data visualizations for live air; designed and developed intranet resource for NN to facilitate cohesive use of elements for journalists, editors, designers, and producers globally and to promote and improve adherence to operational standards; led process-oriented cross-disciplinary events to elevate collective creative output
• NBC/CNBC Artworks University Lecturer, New York, NY and Englewood Cliffs, NJ. 2012
• Assistant Art Director, NBC Artworks, New York, NY. 2008-2011
• Designer and Animator, Saturday Night Live, NBC, New York, NY. 2010
DESIGNER AND 3D ANIMATOR
ESPN, New York, NY. 2010-2011
ABC News, New York, NY. 2010-2011
Fox Business Network, New York, NY. 2009-2010
Designed and animated show opens, packages, network IDs, franchise branding, commercials, and information graphics; pitched boards, directed green screen shoots
FOUNDING PARTNER AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR Boom Design Group, New York, NY and San Francisco, CA. 2003-2008
Executed creative direction, art direction and design for web, print, TV, and multimedia; developed branding and content strategy; pitched client presentations; managed and influenced a team of designers, developers and project managers; formulated project budgets and proposals; generated and served more than 200 direct clients; merged with a leading post-production house to fulfill increasing demand for seamless commercial and interactive campaigns
Mac and PC platforms:
Adobe Creative Suite + Adobe Creative Cloud: After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Muse, Edge Animate, Media Encoder, Premier Pro, Prelude, Audition, SpeedGrade, Lightroom | Cinema 4D | Principle | InVision | WASP 3D (realtime 3D) | ORAD integration | Chyron Lyric | Chyron Mosaic | Avid Thunder | Avid Dekko | Google Earth Pro | Google SketchUp | Viz Curious Maps | Avid NewsCutter | iWork | MS Office | SquareSpace | WordPress
Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, 1998-2002
Bachelor of Music, Orchestral Performance, with distinction