Professionally—graphics & design.
Mostly—spoofs & goofs.
Occasionally—deep dish & deep threes.
Obligations—cats, a wife, & a kid.
My approach can be characterized as rational and sensible; an approach that promotes research, functionality and efficiency of the message.
I believe humility and vulnerability allow for great connections and ultimately greater compassion, which in my experience leads to sincere, relevant work.
Designer / Design Director | May 2019 – Present
FCB Chicago / The Design Group
Associate Design Director | March 2018 – May 2019
One Design Company
Senior Designer | August 2015 – March 2018
Senior Designer | August 2014 – July 2015
Designer | October 2012 – July 2014
Art Director / Designer | November 2010 – September 2012
Adjunct Professor | August 2011 – December 2011
Freelance Designer | June 2010 – November 2010
Camper / Designer | June 2010
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
Featured in ChiDM's Great Ideas of Humanity | 2018
PRINT Regional Design Awards | 2017
Chicago Public School Job Shadow Program | 2016 – 2017
Work featured on Awwwards, Hoverstat.es & SiteInspire | 2016
Design Debates Collaborator | 2016
Typeforce 7 Participant | 2016
Best of Show Gold ADDY Award Manet Campaign | 2013
Featured on under Construction’s Brand New | 2012
Silver Regional ADDY Award Collateral Material | 2012
Gold ADDY Award Collateral Material Annual Report | 2012
Under Construction’s Best of FPO | 2010
Appearance within Los Logos 5 Compass | 2010
AIGA Chicago: Peer Proofs, First Place | 2010
Bowling Green State University | School of Art
BFA in Graphic Design | June 2010