WORKING


Vimeo
New York, NY
Head of Creative 2017 - present

Freelance
Everywhere, Planet Earth
Creative Director 2016 - 2017
adidas FootballBullish, Ford MotorsGoogle, Google Creative Lab, Grey Global, GTBMatchaBar, Office Of Baby, Partners & SpadePepsi Innovation Lab, Radical MediaStink DigitalThe NFL, Team DetroitTranslation, Young & Rubicam

REX
New York, NY
Chief Creative Officer 2014 - 2016

Freelance
Creative Director 2013 - 2014
A24 FilmsBark Box, BBDODeleteBloodCancer.org, Design&AcquisitionGoodby Silverstein & Partners, Facebook, Ford MotorsFoursquare, Google, Huge, JWT, McCann, N/A MontrealOscar Insurance, PreacherSaatchi&SaatchiSamsung, Sir Kensington'sSpotify, Sunday Dinner, Untitled Worldwide

Droga5
New York, NY
Creative 2010 - 2012, Creative Director 2012 - 2013
Spotify, Puma, Prudential, UNICEFActivision, The Democratic Party, Coca-Cola, United Nations, The New MuseumKraft, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MethodMondelēz InternationalSuave, Ford Motors

180
Los Angeles, CA / Amsterdam, NL
Copywriter 2007 - 2010
adidas, Sony, Boost Mobile, Bombay Sapphire, Mitsubishi, Seventh Generation, HBO

Energy BBDO
Chicago, IL
Freelance 2007
Jim Beam Brands Co (Beam, Knob Creek, Canadian Club), Wrigley (Altoids, Juicy Fruit, Orbit, Big Red, Life Savers)

Publicis
Dallas, TX
Copywriter 2005-06
BMW, Denny’s, Sauza Brands (Hornitos, Tres
Generaciones, El Tesoro), Powerbar, Hot Pockets

 

 

AWARDS & HONORS


2017 Published in Creativity and Data Marketing: A Practical Guide to Data Innovation
2017 Published in Advertising & IMC: Principles and Practice, 10th Edition
2014 Business Insider: 30 Most Creative People Under 30
2014 University of North Texas Distinguished Young Alumnus
2013 Forbes 30 Under 30
2013 Cannes Creative Effectiveness Lion
2013 D&AD White Pencil
2013 One Show Innovation Gold
2013 One Show Public Service Gold
2013 One Show Interactive Gold
2013 D&AD Interactive Gold
2013 One Show Integrated Bronze
2013 Gold Effie
2013 Vimeo Staff Pick
2012 Cannes Grand Prix For Good
2012 Cannes Integrated Gold
2012 Cannes Direct Gold
2012 Cannes Promo & Activation Gold
2012 Cannes Titanium Finalist
Creativity's Best of 2012, No. 2
2012 Creativity 50: World's 50 Most Creative People
2012 Creatives You Should Know
2012 Young Guns Gold (x2)
2012 Young Guns Silver
2012 TED Ideas Worth Spreading
2012 Clio Bronze
2012 PSFK Idea of the Week
2012 Financial Communication Society African American Financial Experience Best In Show (no seriously) 
2012 Stanford Business School featured in M.B.A. curriculum
2011 TED Ideas Worth Spreading
Creativity Top Ten Ads of 2011
2011 FWA Site of the Week
2011 One Show Interactive Silver
2010 Advertising Softball League of L.A. Merit
2010 One Show Entertainment Silver
2009 One Show Gold
2009 Cannes Non-Traditional Finalist
2009 Clio Silver
2009 180LA Burger Cook-off Bronze
2009 AICP Next Experiential Gold
2009 Cannes Non-Traditional Finalist
2008 Effie Gold
2008 Effie Silver
2006 Miami Ad School Portfolio of the Year
2005 Student One Show Non-Traditional
2005 Minneapolis Show Silver
2005 Student D&AD Print
2005 Student D&AD Non-Traditional
2005 Luerzer's Archive In Book
2005 CMYK In Book
2005 Univ. of North Texas Summa Cum Laude

 

 

Schooling


Miami Ad School
Portfolio Program : 2006 to 2007
Minneapolis : Carmichael Lynch : 2007
Chicago : Energy BBDO : 2007

University of North Texas
December 2005 : Summa Cum Laude
BA in Journalism-Advertising with minors in Spanish and Marketing

 

 

Teaching/Volunteering


University of North Texas
Denton, TX
Athletics Department Creative Advisory Board, Chairperson
2017 - Present

University of North Texas
Denton, TX
College of Journalism Advisory Board Member
2017 - Present

University of North Texas
Denton, TX
Guest Lecturer 2014 - Present

Portfolio Center
Atlanta, GA
Guest Lecturer 2017 - Present

Miami Ad School
Miami, FL
Guest Lecturer 2012 - Present

M.I.T. Media Lab
Boston, MA
Hackathon Mentor 2014

DKMS/Delete Blood Cancer
New York, NY
Interim Chief Creative Officer 2013 - 2104

Parsons: The New School For Design
New York, NY
Instructor 2012 – 2014

Miami Ad School
Brooklyn, NY
Instructor 2011 - 2012