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Graphic/Web/Mobile/Smartphone Design, Illustration, Art Direction, Character Design, Photography, Photo Editing/Colour Correction, Information Architecture, GUI Design, Content Conception, Copy Writing, Production Design, Typography, Style Guides, Mood Boards, Product Mockups, Patterns, Icons, Colour Theory, Fine Art disciplines, Murals, Printmaking, Prop Design.
Mac and PC proficient: Adobe Suite, Sound and video applications, Microsoft Office, HTML, CSS, ftp

Past and present clients include:
BBDO                                 Universal Music Group                                MiZuno Running
Hanky Panky                      The Atlanta Botanical Gardens                    Atlanta Tech Village
WikiHow                             Yahoo! Music                                               YikYak
DKE Toys                            The Standard Hotel: Hollywood                  Seagram’s
Virgin Music                        Red Bull                                                       Podponics
Leeza Gibbons                   Guthy Renker Home                                    GOTV
iFilm/Viacom                       At Risk Films                                                Brand New School
Dublab Internet Radio         Infospace Mobile/Moviso, LLC                   ComedySportz LA 
giantMoth                            Flipside Networks                                       MotoFilms
Citizenlab: Toronto              The City of Westminster, London                Greenspan Artist Management


February 2018
Hanky Panky x olive47 x Best Friends Animal Sanctuary: Character Design & Illustration
+ Character design/illustration for “Save Them All” underwear line collaboration benefitting the
    Best Friends Animal Sanctuary

2006 – present
DKE Toys: Freelance Digital and Print Designer                                          Los Angeles, CA
Design and production of all web and print collateral for San Diego Comic Con and various industry conventions, including product releases, signage, and information one sheets
+ Show flyers and postcards with corresponding mini-sites
+ Type and character logos for subprojects, print ads, and social media campaigns for various artists and art toys

February 2016- March 2016
BBDO: Freelance Character Designer/Illustrator & Muralist                       Atlanta, GA
+ Character design/illustration for animated/live action short and mural commission by BBDO for Bayer’s Feed-a-bee program. The Feed-a-bee initiative seeks to create forage areas with a diversity of bee-attractant plants for honey bees by distributing packs of seeds.

SHP: Art Therapy Instructor: Urban Arts Program
                                           London, UK
+ Project worker for art program supporting the rehabilitation of the homeless, particularly those with mental health and drug issues.
+ Facilitated dialogue with clients and case workers to gain greater understanding of client
group/personal goals.
+ Demonstrated various fine art techniques, focusing on collage,
painting (brush and aerosol), and lino-cut printmaking.
+ Educated clients on different art genres, bringing in books, magazines and other reference
materials to teach about quarterly assigned art theme (ie, mosiac, pop art)
+ Basic instruction in Adobe graphics programs
+ Supported clients with help in completing thematic artworks towards a quarterly gallery art show.

Peel Magazine: Freelance feature writer/Photographer
+ Freelance feature writer and contributing photographer for street art/graffiti print magazine with International distribution.
+ Media reviews, travelogues, conference reviews

Yahoo Music: Freelance Designer                                                                   Los Angeles, CA
+ Freelance web designer for online media company
+ Newsletter design, Flash modules for Yahoo!Music App, Production of various site graphics.
Internal and external banner ads

The Vendare Media Group: Freelance Senior Designer                                 Sherman Oaks, CA
+ Design and layout of web pages. Conception and execution of ad campaigns, flash game interstitials, architecture and design of web games.
POP signage.

Vivendi/Universal: Flipside Network: Senior Designer                                    Los Angeles, CA
+ Design and layout of web pages. Conception and execution of ad banner campaigns, flash game
interstitials, development and design of java-based web games. Photo Editing and retouching.
+ Design of Universal-pushed/third-party campaigns for clients such as Ford, Verizon, and Lavalife.

EMI: 2ksounds: Senior Designer                                                                        Los Angeles, CA
+ Worked with team developing an online A&R tool for record label. Responsibilities included design comps, site production, information architecture, and product development

Razorfish : Interactive Designer                                                                          Los Angeles, CA
Clients: Bluetorch, Earlychildhood.com, Enron, LaOpinion, Palm, iBlast, American Film Institute
+ UI production and sound design for prototype of iblast tv scheduling product. website: colour
systems, illustrations, typography, art-direction of animations
+ Collaborated with broadcast design to create website for Ma Familia I-TV project.
+ In-house projects: LA office intranet, icon systems, colour systems, copy writing, broadband
extranet, sticker design, Tshirts, posters, flash animations, presentation booklets, office signage

Digital Entertainment Network: Senior Designer/Producer                                 Los Angeles, CA
+ Design and layout of video pages as well as community pages, ad campaigns, sound design and flash for movies and games for extreme sports web-based program
+ Produced/art directed web show focusing on emerging art and pop culture of teenagers in the US and Tokyo, Japan. sticker design, title graphics, and logo design.
+ Design and information architecture of indie band website (at.the.drive.in) for >en music

Launch Media/ Yahoo!Music: Web Designer, Photo Editor, Asset Manager
        Los Angeles, CA
+ Designed and constructed graphics for feature articles, concert reviews, and album reviews.
+ Responsibilities included production work, compression, animated ad banners, link logos, site pages, photography of chat guests. Photo editing. Constructed and maintained digital photo
archive of over 20,000 musical artists. Obtaining images from record companies and
returning submissions.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting, Art History 1993.
Savannah College of Art and Design. Savannah, Georgia

Masters of Fine Arts, Printmaking 2008.
University of the Arts of London: Camberwell College of Art. London, UK

+ Internationally recognized street artist/muralist, olive47, featured in numerous books,
publications, and art blogs
+ Extensive knowledge of the web, search engines, browsers – Understanding and usage of
various web coding languages
+ Designed award-winning line of “Miss Cupcake” artist platform toys released by
Dreamland Toyworks and sold internationally, August 2009
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