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I was raised in the Midwest and educated at the finest public university in Kansas. I'm currently a freelance Art Director based in New York City. In the past I've worked on brands like Snickers, AT&T, MasterCard, Lowe's, and Bacardi.

My work has received industry awards from Cannes, the One Show, the Art Directors Club, the London International Awards, the CLIOs, the New York Festivals, and the D&AD Annual.

 
 

Awards & Recognition

Bombay Sapphire: Ingredients of a Masterpiece (2017)
One Show - Shortlist - Design
One Show - Shortlist - Printing Craft
Local Addy – Ambient Event – Gold
4A – Creative Partnership

Bombay Sapphire: Artifier (2017)
FAB Awards - Gold x2
One Show - Shortlist - Interactive
Webby Honoree
National Addy - Gold
Regional Addy - Gold
NYC Addy - Silver

Snickers Switcheroo (2016)
Cannes Lion Bronze - Entertainment
Cannes Lion Bronze - Cyber
Cannes Lion Shortlist - Direct
Cannes Lion Shortlist - Cyber - Native Advertising
London International Awards - Bronze
One Show Merit - Interactive Advertising
Webby Honoree - Online Film & Video
Webby Honoree - Social
New York Festivals - finalist
National Addy - gold
Golden of Montreux - Gold
FAB Awards - Gold
Directory Magazine

The Winning Shot (2016)
Sports Clio - Silver
Cannes Lion Shortlist - Design
Cristal Bronze - Promo & Activation
New York Addy - Silver
Directory Magazine

Visa Street Taps (2015)
Cannes Lion Shortlist - Outdoor
One Show Merit: Cross-Platform Guerilla
Communication Arts - Interactive Annual
Directory Magazine

Campbell’s Can Costumes (2014/2015)
Luerzer’s Archive - 200 Best Packaging Issue
National Addy Gold - Packaging
District 2 Addy Silver - Packaging
Local Addy Silver - Packaging

The Holiday Card that Delivers (2014/2015)
Clio Sports Bronze - Direct Social
National Addy Silver - Direct
District 2 Addy Gold - Direct
Local Addy Gold - Direct

Lowe’s Fix in Six (2013/2014)
Cannes Bronze: Cyber - Best Use of Video
One Show Gold: Best Social Campaign
One Show Gold: Best Use of Social Media
One Show Silver: Digital Direct/Viral
One Show Merit: Brand Transformation
One Show Merit: Online Film
Clio Sliver: Digital/Social
ADC Gold: Interactive, Online Content
ADC Silver: Interactive, Social
D&AD In Book: Online Branded Film
D&AD In Book: Use of Social Media
Mashies: Best in Show
Mashies: Best Branded Vine
Andy Awards Gold: Social
LIA Silver: Social Media, 
LIA Bronze: Branded Content
Webby Nominee: Best use of Video
Webby Nominee: Social Media Campaign
ADDY's National Gold: Social Campaign
ADDY's National: Best in Show
ADDY's District II: Best in Show
ADDY's Local: Best in Show

The New Possible (2013)
Clio Bronze - Film
AICP NEXT Award - Product Integration
One Show Merit - Innovation in Advertising
New York Festival Bronze - Film
District 2 Regional Addys Gold - TV
NY Addys - Best of Show
Effie Finalist - Yearly Topical Category: Olympics Marketing
Ciclope Festival Bronze - Live Action Editing
Ciclope Festival Special Mention of the Jury - Production Achievement

You’ve Got a Case (2012)
Cannes Bronze - Direct
Cannes Shortlist - Branded Content & Entertainment - Best Use of Digital Media
Cannes Shortlist - Promo & Activation - Best Use of Social Media
CLIO Silver - Interactive
One Show Silver - Online Branded Entertainment Short Form
One Show Bronze - Online Branded Entertainment/Branded Applications
One Show Interactive Merit - Best Use of Social Media
Facebook Studio Awards Gold
Webby Honoree - Pants video
Webby Nominee
D&AD Annual
D&AD Pencil Nomination
Caples Silver - Interactive Campaign
Caples Silver - Online
Caples Silver - Social Media
AICP Shortlist
New York Festival Shortlist
New York Festival Finalist
ECHO Awards
Kinsale Shark Awards Silver - Promo Best Scriptwriting
Kinsale Shark Awards Bronze - Online Advertising

HBOGO Sidescroller Product Tour (2012)
IAC - Best TV Mobile Application

Letterbombing (2011)
London International Awards (LIA) Bronze
CLIO Bronze
New York Festivals Bronze
AAF Addy NYC Gold
Webby Honoree
Caples Awards Finalist

Plead Your Case (2011)
New York Festivals Finalist
One Show Interactive Merit
One Show Interactive Finalist
AAF Addy NYC Gold
AAF Addy District II Gold
Webby Honoree
Caples Awards Bronze

 

Work Experience

Freelance Art Director 
July 2017 - Present

BBDO New York 
Creative Director
October 2015 - July 2017

BBDO New York 
Associate Creative Director
June 2014 - October 2015
August 2010 - June 2013

McCann 
Senior Art Director
July 2013 - June 2014

Razorfish 
Art Director
May 2007 - August 2010

VML
Art Director
February 2005 - May 2007

Education

Kansas State University
Graduation - December 2004
Degree - BFA
Major Concentration - Visual Communication