Creative Director, Strategist, Writer

About

 
 

Some Places I've Worked

IDEO, Edelman Digital, nFusion, Tribal DDB, AKQA, Cutwater, Pace Communications, FCB San Francisco, ZipFly, Geometry Global, MRM/McCann SF, Tolleson Design, Evolution Bureau, Bucktrout Creative + others.

 

In-House Clients + Start-ups

I like doing the nitty-gritty research and strategy to stake a company's position and pivot it into a creative expression. Clients: RingCentral, Kalamuna, Drömhus General Contractors, IGN.com START Channel, Kalabox, Ginger.io.                 

 

Weird Side Business

I co-built a coffee table book business on the GAY MEN DRAW VAGINAS idea +  $62,000 Kickstarter. We ran the LLC between 2014-2016. 

 

Teaching, Speaking + Exhibits

I've given workshops on project conceptualization and Kickstarter strategy and have gotten to otherwise share my work at The California Academy of Sciences, The Blanton Museum of Art,  OUTfest, California College of the Arts, The Academy of Art University, Litquake San Francisco and Rochester University.

 

Recognition:

National ADDYs, Austin ADDYs "Best in Show, Copywriting" Award,  BtoB Magazine, ACE Awards; my books featured in international culture magazines, blogs, radio shows + others.

 

School:

M.A., Advertising, The University of Texas — Austin  
Copywriting + strategic planning

B.A., Social Sciences, New College of Florida, Sarasota, FL
I wrote my senior thesis on semiotics, marketing and social movements. I'm sure it's way over my head now.

I also do cartwheels as a graduate student at ABADA-Capoeira San Francisco.