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99% OF ADVERTISING IS MAKING FAKE WORK. GET USED TO IT.


90%
OF ADVERTISING
FEELS LIKE THIS

 

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99% OF ADVERTISING IS MAKING FAKE WORK. GET USED TO IT.


90%
OF ADVERTISING
FEELS LIKE THIS

 

 

The harder I work, the luckier i get. 

If you cut away all the fancy buzz words, at the heart of a brand’s success lies a great story. The best stories get shared, it’s been that way for thousands of years. I aim to tell those stories.

 
 
 
 

AWARDS

2017
CANNES LIONS GOLD
Fundraising & Advocacy

2017
CANNES LIONS FINALIST
Grand Prix for Good

2017
CANNES LIONS FINALIST
Media, Use of Real-Time Data

2017
CANNES LIONS FINALIST
Grand Prix for Good

2017
CANNES LIONS FINALIST
Cyber, Content Placement

2017
CANNES LIONS FINALIST
Fundraising & Advocacy

2017
CANNES LIONS FINALIST
Cyber, Use of Social Data/Insight

2017
CANNES LIONS FINALIST
Fundraising & Advocacy

2017
ONE SHOW MERIT
Social, Real-Time Response

2017
WEBBY WINNER
Best Data Driven Media

2017
WEBBY NOMINEE
Webby for Social Good

2017
WEBBY NOMINEE
People's Choice Award

2017
SILVER NATIONAL ADDY
Public Service, Interactive Campaign

2017
GOLD DISTRICT ADDY
Public Service, Interactive Campaign

2017
GOLD NYC ADDY
Public Service, Interactive Campaign

2016
EFFIE, SILVER
Good Works - Non-Profit

2015
D&AD WOOD PENCIL
Innovative Media

 

 

2015
D&AD WOOD PENCIL
Direct Response / Digital

2015
CANNES LIONS BRONZE
PR, Non-Profit

2015
CANNES LIONS BRONZE
Health, Fundraising

2015
CANNES LIONS FINALIST
Direct, Use of Digital Marketing

2015
CANNES LIONS FINALIST
Direct, Real-Time Activity

2015
CANNES LIONS FINALIST
PR, Real-Time Activity

2015
WEBBY WINNER
Best Non-Profit Website

2015
WEBBY NOMINEE
People's Choice Award

2015
ONE SHOW MERIT
Best Integrated Campaign Led by Social

2015
ONE SHOW MERIT
Social Media & Viral Marketing

2015
CLIO, BRONZE
Social Media

2015
CLIO HEALTH, GOLD
Integrated Campaign

2015
CLIO HEALTH, SILVER
Social Media

2015
CLIO HEALTH, SILVER
Digital

2015
CLIO HEALTH, SILVER
Direct

2015
LIA FINALIST
Public Service/Digital

2015
CHIAT AWARD, GOLD
Non-Profit

2015
MASHIE GOLD
Best PR Digital Campaign

2015
MASHIE FINALIST
Public Service Announcement

2015
MASHIE FINALIST
Best Social Media Campaign

2015
MASHIE FINALIST
Best PR Digital Campaign

2015
MASHIE FINALIST
Best Social Media Campaign

2015
GOLD ADDY
Best Integrated Campaign

2015
NY FESTIVAL, BRONZE
Philanthropic Appeals / PR

2015
NY FESTIVAL FINALIST
Public Service, Direct

2015
NY FESTIVAL FINALIST
Public Service, Social

2015
UNITED NATIONS AWARD
Finalist, Public Service/Digital

2015
PUBLICIS WORLDWIDE
Lead the Change Finalist

2011
WEBBY NOMINEE
Interactive Advertising

2011
CANNES LIONS FINALIST
Agency Self-Promotion

2011
CAPLES FINALIST
Agency Self-Promotion

2010
CLIO, SILVER
Best Integrated Campaign

2010
CLIO, SILVER
Best Integrated Campaign

2010
ONE SHOW MERIT
Best Integrated Campaign

2010
MIXX FINALIST
Digital Integration

 

TOOLKIT

Creative Direction

Art Direction

Web Design

Creative Writing

Mobile 

Branding

Vector Illustration 

Concept

Brand Strategy

Application Design

Social Media

Film

UX + UI

New Business 

 

EXPERIENCE 

I've worked at small shops, blue chip companies, startups and I've been fortunate enough to launch two successful ventures of my own.

 

VP, Creative Director

Publicis    May 2012 – Present, NYC
Publicis is an integrated advertising and public relations company. It is one of the "Big Four" agency companies.

Previous roles:
VP, Associate Creative Director
Associate Creative Director
Sr. Art Director 

publicisna.com

 

Co-Founder 

Gotham iPhone    Oct. 2012 – April 2016, NYC
Gotham iPhone is an on-site iPhone repair service.

gothamiphone.com

 

Co-Founder

Lean Startup Machine    July 2010 – Jan 2012, NYC
LeanStartupMachine is a 54-hour startup weekend that provides the networking, resources, and incentives for projects to go from idea to launch.

leanstartupmachine.com

 

Art Director

Ogilvy & Mather    March 2009 – May 2012, NYC
Ogilvy and Mather is one of the largest marketing communications companies in the world.

ogilvy.com

 

Manager of Radio Operations

Desihits!    Sept. 2008 – Sept. 2009, NYC
Desihits is a multi-platform media company that produces and distributes fusion entertainment content aimed at the South Asian diaspora.

 

Jr. Art Director

Cartis Group    Dec. 2007 – June. 2008, Austin TX
Cartis Group builds leading organizational brands through sound brand strategy.

 

The University of Texas at Austin

Bachelor of Science / Minor in Business / Creative Portfolio Program
2003 – 2007
 

EDUCATION

 

CLIENTS

I've touched just about every category. From packaged goods to high fashion.  

 

Heineken

Cadillac

Artist & Agency

Pepto-Bismol

Vicks

Hornitos Tequila

Hilton Hotels

Champion

Siemens

Anti-Defamation League

 

Yahoo

Kodak

GAP

Facebook

ProActive

Time Warner

Mad Museum 

Michelle Obama - Let's Move

MAD Museum

TD Ameritrade

Sears

Motorola

Citizens Bank

Castrol 

Dupont

 

ADVENTURES