About Me

I’m an experienced Creative Director with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing, advertising, and entertainment industries. I’ve helped a wide range of Fortune 500 and global brands connect with audiences around the world using mobile, web, print and display in seamless, targeted campaigns.  I help brands find their voice and tell their story in compelling ways.

Founder:  Coda Cross Media & At Play Creative

Favorite quote:
“Creativity is intelligence having fun.”
– Albert Einstein

AT A GLANCE

  • Coda – Founder /Creative Director
  • At Play Creative – Founder/Creative Director
  • MRM Partners – Group Creative Director
  • Zentropy Partners – Creative Director
  • TBWA\\Chiat Day – Interactive Creative Director
  • Magnet Interactive – Creative Director
  • DC Comics
  • Hasbro
  • ErgoBaby
  • Disney
  • BBVA Compass
  • Play Station
  • OWN
  • DC Comics
  • Hasbro
  • ErgoBaby
  • Disney
  • BBVA Compass
  • Play Station
  • OWN
  • Nissan
  • Infiniti
  • Quicksilver
  • Adidas
  • Indian Motorcycle
  • Microsoft
  • ABC
  • Nissan
  • Infiniti
  • Quicksilver
  • Adidas
  • Indian Motorcycle
  • Microsoft
  • ABC

SKILLS

  • Brand Positioning
  • Content Strategy
  • Campaign Development
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Creative Installations
  • Brand Identity
  • Websites
  • Print
  • Mobile Apps
  • Video & Motion Graphics
  • Photography
  • Production
  • Brand Narrative
  • Brand Voice
  • Case Studies
  • Content
  • Style Guides

SELECT CLIENTS

DETAILS

FOUNDER/EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR,
CODA CROSS MEDIA,  2017 – PRESENT

Coda Cross Media is a brand-centric marketing and design agency that works with both fortune 500 brands and brands in the making.  

  • Built a creative agency from the ground up.
  • Developed successful/meaningful relationships with clients.
  • Developed and oversaw the creative process.
  • Built and mentor creative, production, and management teams.
  • Direct work for an impressive array of brands including DC Comics, Hasbro, ABC, Disney, The Hub, Ergobaby, BBVA Compass, Boom! Studios and others.

EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR,
AT PLAY CREATIVE, 2006 – PRESENT

At Play Creative serves as the production arm of Coda Cross Media. It’s focused is the creation of digital assets for marketing and brand campaigns.

  • Built agency from the ground up.
  • Developed and oversaw creative process.
  • Built and mentor production and management teams.

EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR,
MRM/Mc CANN, 2004 – 2006

MRM/Mc Cann is a global agency working with brands such as Microsoft, US Postal Service, General Motors, and IKEA.

  • Led concept development, campaign strategy, visual design and the execution of multi-channel campaigns.
  • Built and mentored creative teams. 
  • Defined and oversaw the creative process and interoffice collaboration within a national agency network.

INTERACTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR
TBWA\\Chiat\\day, 
2002 – 2004

Chiat Day is a global advertising agency that creates pop culture with iconic brands such as Apple, Taco Bell, Nissan, and Infiniti. 

  • Led concept development, campaign strategy, visual design and the execution of multi-channel campaigns.

  • Built and mentored creative teams. 
  • Defined and oversaw the creative process and interoffice collaboration within a national agency network.

CREATIVE DIRECTOR,
MAGNET INTERACTIVE,, 1999 – 2002

Magnet Interactive is a digital-first agency well-known brands such as Quicksilver, Nissan, Infiniti and Mad Magazine.

  • Defined creative process.   
  • Built and mentored creative team.
  • Oversaw concept development, production of brand strategy.   
  • Responsible for brand stewardship for clients such as Nissan, Infiniti, and Quicksilver.