ddb, san francisco, May 2018-present
group creative director overseeing norton / lifelock and energy upgrade california
freelance creative director, July 2017-April 2018
argonaut: creative director/writer running presentations and production for credit karma campaign and various pitches… the tbd agency: creative and production of nokia tv campaign for recently-formed sf agency
butler, shine, stern & partners, sausalito, 2012-July 2017
creative director running mini usa, mini global, draftkings and top games; led eight new business pitches; also created work for priceline, google, t-mobile, isis mobile wallet, el pollo loco and honest tea.
sa-5, san francisco, 2010-2011
founder, partner, creative director, copywriter and water cooler jug changer at a small agency. since merged with teak sf.
clients: logitech, yahoo!, san jose earthquakes, sony playstation, sf convention & visitors bureau, gobros.com, relayrides, cameron hughes wines
fancy, san francisco, 2009
creative director and copywriter at a short-lived startup. clients: at&t, chiquita, captain morgan
tbwa / chiat / day, los angeles, 2008
copywriter on nissan-infiniti, visa
mccann, san francisco, 2002-2008
copywriter on XBOX, microsoft brand, microsoft b2b, msn, general motors, hotwire.com, nbc news, oakland a’s, san francisco 49ers, stanford hospital, nortel networks
odd experiences, formative years
taxi driver, security guard, barista, vice-presidential motorcade driver for al gore, telemarketer, housepainter, camp counselor, waiter, mcdonald’s fry guy, window installer, elementary school mascot (bear), pizza delivery guy, dishwasher and data entry specialist. and none of it is made up.
portfolio instructor, academy of art university, san francisco
father, two children who can now dress themselves, san anselmo
colgate university, B.A., hamilton, ny
online traffic school, 6 enrollments, 6 graduations, alwaysopentrafficschool.com