concept, graphic, motion & sound design/direction
I make art, lead projects, teach, provide visual concepts/ideas & design graphics.
I make things that move, shoot & edit film & video & can animate in 2D or 3D.
I provide sound effects, music & soundscapes for use in headphones, commercials & film.
Demonstration Reel (2019)
highlights taken from from my digital video, animation & motion graphics work
"Chasing Einstein" - documentary film
art direction & process frames
City Club Apartments
art direction & graphic design (various projects)
(2017 - 2018)
Ash & Oak Interiors
Logo / Branding Exercise. (2017)
Compilation of design work done for Gennaro Schiano.
(Engineer / Producer / Artist / Musician / Friend)
logo & cover art (2017)
Microsoft CDOC welcome center lobby video wall / Pixelfire
concepts / styleframes / production sketches / simulations (2016)
logo / branding and metal punch designs for use in their initial project & launch (2016)
sketch produced for the Hololens team (2015)
Synect media / Microsoft
branding explorations / studies for their retail store (2014)
styleframe / poster made to illustrate the company process (2012)
Synect media / Microsoft
process, studies & video wall concepts / experiences for use in their retail stores (2011- 2015)
Frames from a self-promotional video and branding exercise
font, logo & graphic explorations (2009)
College for Creative Studies / Crain Communications
Sponsored project dealing with the future of publication & media distribution. My class presented UX strategy / design for a private network made up of traditional / transitioning publications with user-focused content delivery.
(Asst. Professor / Advertising Design Department / College for Creative Studies) (2009)
varied projects & sketches
(2000 - 2016)
concept, graphic, motion & sound design / direction
Capabilities & Education:
graphic: MFA - Cranbrook Academy of Art (2D design department)
Roles: creative / art director, graphic designer, assistant professor, problem solver & artist
motion: BFA - College for Creative Studies (digital animation & video department)
Roles: designer, director, editor & artist
sound: self-taught with considerable help from my friends & peers
Roles: designer & musician
Quicken Loans / Rocket Mortgage, Doclifefilms, Fast Effect, MK12, Quanta Magazine, Gensler, Microsoft, Cipher Collective, Sierra Quitiquit, JEH Productions, Synect Media, Commonwealth/McCann, Commonground, Primaloft, Pixelfire, The Dallas Symphony Orchestra, The Mill, Brunner Advertising, The Ebeling Group, Digitas, Helios Interactive, College for Creative Studies, Prologue Films, Blind Wink productions, Gilbert Silverman, Organic, Chrysler Corporation, Jeep, Dodge, Vectorform, Clear Magazine, +8 records / m_nus, Octane Design, IMX Cosmetics, Hemmingway +a/studios, John Deer, DMCVB (Visit Detroit Magazine), Lawrence Tech University, Hamilton Anderson Architects, Logicos, Jeep Chairs, Planet-E records, General Motors, BF Goodrich, Jaguar, Mazda & Ford Motor Company