September 2016 - Current
Palo Alto, CA

• Developed the branding, visual language and marketing materials for a B2B A.I. platform with two other Senior UX designers, a team of developers, marketing team, legal, and under the direct supervision of the CEO and SVP
• Designed, tested, and prototyped UI for several B2B products along with website designs for both desktop and mobile
• Performed and developed research data for deep data-driven UX 
• Developed branding material for several in-house products

Freelance Art Director / UX Designer
August 2008 - Current
New York, NY

• Created and maintained brands for clients
• Head Product Designer on mobile app projects
• Lead on various ad campaigns
• Product photographer (published in the Wall Street Journal, OC Register, Chick-Fil-A, etc)
• Freelanced at various ad agencies, boutique design shops, and in-house creative departments

Clients include(d): Microsoft, UCLA, Chick-Fil-A, Regent University, Fuhu (Disney-owned), Reality/SF, Lobel Financial, Silla Automotive, Curator Pictures, Five Talent Software, various NPO’s/NGO’s, artists, more.

Art Director
Davis Elen Advertising

March 2011 - July 2013
Los Angeles

• Supervised various junior AD’s, graphic designers, interns and production artists
• Concepted and designed ads for print, OOH, and TV
• Senior AD at various TV and photography shoots
• Pitched to prospective clients and new creative to existing clients
• Led internal creative meetings with agency owners and CD’s
• Have had several radio spots produced

Accounts included: Toyota, McDonald’s, Cisco, Zynga, Groupon, OneWest Bank, GreatCall, Knott’s Berry Farm, Great America, and Gilroy Gardens.

Junior Art Director
Davis Elen Advertising

February 2007 - August 2008
Los Angeles, CA

• Responsibilities included pitching, building, specing designs and layout for various projects for accounts held at the agency
• Built mechanicals for Senior Art Directors and Art Directors
• Supported the studio during overtime to ensure meeting deadlines for deliverables

Accounts worked on included: Knott's Berry Farm, McDonald's, Toyota, Cisco, Great America, Gilroy Gardens, and Pala Casino.

Art Director / UI Designer
QS Labs

November 2006 - February 2007
Irvine CA

• Responsibilities included working on print and web based projects (mainly company collateral) and designing GUI interface graphics for the programmers.
• Was also contracted out to Tuy Nga (Vietnamese entertainment production company based out of Garden Grove, CA) and worked on their video productions/talent shows (Paris by Night, Miratunes Singing Contest, etc.)

Graphic Design Intern
Zeal Creative

March 2004 - June 2004
Irvine, CA

While taking online classes for various graphic design programs, I interned as this agency and assisted on various accounts and projects (not the coffee delivery type though I did run errands to In-N-Out sometimes).

Senior Art Director
 San Francisco, CA
October 2015-Current
San Francisco, CA
Creative Director
City Church

October 2009 - June 2013
Anaheim, CA
Graphic Designer
WEC International

October 2004 - Current 
Philadelphia, PA
Art Director / Web Designer
January 2003 - December 2007

Buena Park, CA

BA Studio Art, Graphic Design Emphasis
California State University Long Beach
December 2006
Long Beach, CA
Advanced I (Advertising)
June 2007 
Los Angeles, CA
MA Counseling
Westminster Theological Seminary

June 2015
Glenside, PA
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