Phoenix, United States
Designer (Art Direction)
Member since August 14, 2008
I'm originally from a tiny little town in Indiana. I rode my Huffy to town with my friends in the summer, played little league baseball and played in the woods next to my house. I was diagnosed early with artistic talent so I studied fine art privately from early junior high to my senior year. Drums were my other passion; although my dreams of being a rock star soon fizzled after high school (I frankly didn't have the hair for it). I wound up in an outstanding Indiana-based graphic design school (one of the only ones at that time that had a full Mac lab).
(Fast forward through some Indiana agencies, Milan Italy freelance work for three years, back to Phoenix...)
I joined Cramer-Krasselt in early 2006 to creatively oversee the agency’s interactive development across its four offices (Chicago, New York, Milwaukee and Phoenix). With a fine art and heavy graphic design background, I bring a great deal of detail and attention to C-K’s online marketing and motion graphic work. I’ve worked for clients such as Bissell, TV Guide, Yellow Tail wine, Corona, MGM Grand Las Vegas, AirTran Airways, Monroe Shocks and Porsche USA.
Along with hands-on design, art direction and design management duties for the network, I spend my day-to-day managing the department’s Flash development & design team on a multitude of online projects (including websites, microsites, banner campaigns, graphical email campaigns, custom desktop applications and various other interactive marketing elements).
Prior to joining Cramer-Krasselt, he worked for a Phoenix, Arizona based Interactive agency as an Interactive Art Director on both large scale and boutique websites across the U.S. for clients such as Hilton, Marriott and their many subsidiaries.
I have over 15 years of experience in the on and off-line marketing and advertising industry, bringing a well-rounded perspective to my work.
- Online marketing design, art and creative direction
- Motion graphics and sound design
- Online marketing strategies
- Hi-end Photoshop work
- Interactive design consultancy
- Information Architecture
- User Interface Design
- User Experience Design
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I'm active in a recent church plant which serves my local community more and more in a number of ways (food, clothing, emotional and spiritual needs, etc.). Foster care could be on the horizon in the near future.