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30+ career history from Staff Artist to Creative Director...

Overview:
6 Years LEGO Products: Creative Director, Designer, and writer (Interactive products), Creative Lead, and Senior Producer  with Lego Media International ( concepts including developing the Learning Range for Duplo Ages)
5 Years Stanford University Projects (Design/Animation/Director)

5 Years Mindscape, Inc. Games (Artist/Game Design to Creative Director)
6 Years Comedy Radio  (Writer,/Performer/Director)
10 years with design firms, ad agencies 
(freelance: Production/Copy/Art)

Partial Client List:
NASA, Zappa, Disney, PBS, ABC, MCA, IBM, California Academy of Sciences, Winterland/Bill Graham Presents...
 
I am presently providing freelance creative services with a personable and professional understanding of the use of color, composition, concept, demographics, and the intended message.

My first commercial art project during a high school summer job
LEGO Island
Wes Jenkins: Creative Director, Designer, and Writer
Scott Anderson: VP/Executive Producer
Dennis Goodrow: Technology Director
Dave Patch: Art Director
Paul Melmed: Education Director

As featured in BUZZFEED:

Way Before The Lego Movie, There Was Lego Island

"...Did you forget about the best CD-ROM game ever? Well here is a collection of Lego Island’s greatest hits that will make you nostalgic for Legos, CD-ROMs and of course, the act of throwing pizzas at a prisoner who just escaped from the town jail..."
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Awards, Accolades, and Affirmations
 

LEGO Island (Creative Director)
Smithsonian Institution
Award for Innovation

Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences Best Kid Title of the Year

Family PC  Award for Excellence/Top Rated Product of the Year

Children's Educational Software/Discovery School Best Educational Software

 Awards, Accolades, and Affirmations for Design

Winner of HopeLabs Contest for a Health Concept and Interactive Design competition (2009)
Winner of UniKeep Contest for a print/art cover for binders (2009)


 Staff Artist: Mario Time Machine Mario Delux, Star Wars Chess, 20th Century Almanac, Wings (Creative Director and artist), Rainbow Hoppers (Creative Director/Design, co-writer)

Computer Game Developers Spotlight Award

The Review Zone  Title of the Year

International EMMA Title of the Year

Wings:Creative Director/Designer/Head Writer

ETC. (see Resume)






CYO First Place Art Award for First Graders when I was in the first grade. Hey, It meant a lot at the time!


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Education
Social Sciences, Art and Management

BFA
 
San Francisco Academy of Art University: Advertising, Illustration and Design

BA
University of Hartford, Connecticut: Social Psychology and Mass Communication

Management classes at Stanford University







Skilled
in Traditional Studio and Digital Art/Mac and PC: Photoshop, PowerPoint, Word, Office, Pen, Pencil, Dyes, Markers and...

Additionally experienced in Flash MX, Director, 3D Studio, Pagemaker, Quark, Streamline, Debabilizer, Quantel/Harry Paint-Box, D-Paint, Ani-Pro, Excel, Project, Bosch FGS 4000, Genigraphics, Symbolics and...

Trained in and Directed Production in Broadcast Video, Quicktime, After-Effects, HTML, 3D Studio/Max, audio production and

Additionally skilled in Project Management, Writing, Presentations and thinking.