Entertainment

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Located in Beverly Hills, CA, MGM is a media company involved primarily in the production and distribution of feature films.

Graphic Designer

1997 – 1998

Responsibilities included creating key art for the studio’s motion pictures as well as creating outdoor advertising campaigns – movie posters, billboards, and newsprint advertisement.

PROJECTS

• Ronin
• The Mod Squad (1997)
• Supernova
• Super Dave

Outdoor Advertising Campaign

Key art designer

Outdoor Advertising Campaign

Key art designer

Outdoor Advertising Campaign

Key art designer

DVD Packaging

Graphic design

Canto 5

Based in Los Angeles, CA, Canto 5 was an award winning boutique design studio that mainly serviced the entertainment industry. Due to it’s relationships with premiere software companies, Canto 5 was at the forefront of technology and regarded as the most progressive design studio in L.A.

Art Director

1997 – 1999

Responsible for pioneering digital media avenues for marketing recording artist’s releases, including web, downloads and enhanced CDs. Also responsible for creating design that spoke with the voice of each physical release and re-interpret it across digital media.

PROJECTS

Album Releases:
• Red Hot Chili Peppers
• Nine Inch Nails

• Chris Isaac
• Blink*182
• Chris Cornell

• Snoop Dogg/Tha Eastsidaz
• Erykah Badu
• Perry Como
• Soulwax
• Ministry
• Breakbeat Era
• Godsmack
• MDFMK

PROJECTS

Motion Pictures:
• End of Days
• American Pie
• The Mummy
• Oliver Stone
• Jerry Bruckheimer

Personalities:
• Kobe Bryant
• Miss Piggy

Website / Digital

Art Direction / Design / Photoshop

Website / Digital

Art Direction / Design / Photoshop

Website / Digital

Art Direction / Design / Photoshop

Website / Digital

Art Direction / Design / Photoshop

CD Extra Content

Video Direction / Storyboarding

Black Dragon

Located just off the Sunset Strip in the hills of Hollywood, CA, Black Dragon was a production house that created an adult action-adventure game and later went on to create a TV show in association with Playboy Enterprises, Inc. After the show failed, Black Dragon was transformed into a design studio that serviced major record labels.

Art Director

1999 – 2003

I helped transform this production company into a music industry marketing and design agency. Responsible for the creation of digital marketing for record labels’ artists, including web, downloads and enhanced CDs. Also responsible for creating design that spoke with the voice of each physical release and re-interpret it across digital media.

PROJECTS

Album Releases:
• 30 Seconds to Mars
• OK Go

• Iggy Pop
• Shaggy
• Mary J. Blige

• Beenie Man
• Ved Red
• Atticus Fault
• Sw1tched
• K-Ci & Jo Jo
• Rob Zombie
• Puddle of Mudd
• Marilyn Manson
• Cold
• D12

PROJECTS

Corporate:
• Cutty Whisky
• Cutty Black
• Universal Music Group

Website / Digital

Art Direction / Design / Photoshop

Digital

Art Direction / Design / Photoshop

Website / Digital

Art Direction / Design / Photoshop

Digital

Art Direction / Design / Photoshop

Pinebox Studios

Originally named Grassroots Studios and located in Houston, TX, it was bought by the Westin corporation to serve at the corporation’s creative arm. Westin moved Grassroots out to Nashville, TN to be closer to the record label and recording studio they owned.

Art Director

2004 – 2006

Responsibilities included brand development and creative services for our parent company’s other businesses, including a record label, recording studio and two restaurants.

PROJECTS

Branding/Identity:
• Rita’s on the River
• Las Leyendas

• Deep Music
• KVRP Radio
• Selectric Records

PROJECTS

Album Releases:
• Cross Culture
• Homeless J.
• Monday Morning
• Nineteen88
• Dalton
• Mary-Kathryn

CD Packaging / Marketing Collateral

Concept / Art direction / Design / Photoshop

CD Packaging / Marketing Collateral

Concept / Art direction / Design / Photoshop

CD Packaging / Marketing Collateral

Concept / Art direction / Design / Photoshop

CD Packaging

Concept / Art direction / Design / Photoshop

CD Packaging / Marketing Collateral

Concept / Art direction / Design / Photoshop

CD Packaging / Marketing Collateral

Concept / Art direction / Design / Photoshop

iTunes Digital Booklet

Concept / Art direction / Design / Photoshop

 

13th Planet Records

13th Planet Records was founded in 2004 by Ministry frontman Al Jourgensen in El Paso, TX and has U.S. distribution through Sony BMG Music Entertainment/RED Distribution and AFM Records in Europe. In addition to its function as an artist-run, artist-friendly independent label, 13th Planet encompasses several realms of the music industry including artist management, and touring.

Creative Director

2003 – 2010

Responsible for concepting, art directing and designing all advertising, marketing collateral and merchandise for the record label as well as all label’s artists’ album packaging, tour posters and merch, catalogs and print and digital advertising.

PROJECTS

Label Roster:
• Ministry
• Ministry & Co-Conspirators

• Revolting Cocks
• Prong
• Ascension of the Watchers

• False Icons
• Stayte

CD Packaging / Marketing Collateral / iTunes Digital Booklet / Digital

Concept / Art Direction / Design / Photoshop

CD Packaging / Marketing Collateral / iTunes Digital Booklet / Digital

Concept / Art Direction / Design / Photoshop

CD Packaging / Marketing Collateral / iTunes Digital Booklet / Digital

Concept / Art Direction / Design / Photoshop

DVD/CD Packaging / Marketing Collateral / iTunes Digital Booklet / Digital

Concept / Art Direction / Design / Photoshop

CD Packaging / Marketing Materials / iTunes Digital Booklet / Digital

Concept / Art Direction / Design / Photoshop