BEEN THERE. DONE THAT.
Freelance Creative Director & Copywriter
I’ve had tons of success helping brands that aren’t getting what they need from specialists because what they need is the big picture.
AGENCIES: Lesli Ink, Bancs Media, Rung8, Refine & Focus, EO Integration
BRANDS: 2Minute Club, Kallah Jewelry, Brulerie Faro Roasting Houses, Next-Issue, Pura D’or, WageSpot, ParkParkGoose, Caffe Furia, Yaysave.com, Leiders Kosher Deli, Blackwing Pencils, Pencils.com, Reeli, LiveLids, Harry Potter Alliance, US Intelligence + Lots and lots of startups.
Manager, Creative Services & Branding (also Senior Copywriter)
Brought in to transition tech startups into household brands in preparation for a 60 million dollar investment by TVC Partners.
• Managed a 600k brand refresh budget while also performing the role of Senior Copywriter.
•Revamped social media and blog content strategy with creative campaigns that increased traffic and participation by over 150% in just two months.
AGENCIES: Razorfish, MotherNY, Tribal DDB, Euro RSCG, AKQA, Victors & Spoils, Bocca Digital
BRANDS: Google, Citibank, Clearasil, Target, COLD-EEZE, Verizon, AOL, Commonwealth Bank Australia, AnimalNewYork, Gogosian, Barnes & Noble, I Am Yasuni,, Virginia Lottery, Elf on the Shelf, Jaguar, Groundlink
OF INTEREST: Top 30 finalist (out of 5k applicants) for Wieden + Kennedy’s prestigious WK12 Program.
VP of Marketing
Provided creative direction and strategy services to clients using the world’s first mobile lock-screen application. The average results produced over 90 minutes a day of pre-iPhone mobile engagement.
Mobile Marketing Strategist
Helped brands and political organizations navigate the emerging world of pre-iPhone mobile devices. Studied the use of Information Technology and New Media in non-democratic societies. Assisted in discussions and debates and prepared a classified deliverable for use by the intelligence community. Thats all I am allowed to say about that.
Clients: Tech Preseident, Personal Democracy Forum, WITNESS, Nash Interactive
VP, Marketing and Communications
The Oberman Companies
If insurance brokers are a helping hand, I gave it jazz fingers.
Continuing Education, Graphic Design & Advertising
School of Visual Arts
While also fine tuning my advertising writing skills, I thought it would be important to know a little bit more about what Art Directors and Graphic Designers do.
Masters Degree, Philosophy
The Graduate Faculty at the New School
Defended thesis on Artificial Intelligence, Art & Authenticity. Studied under some of the greatest minds in continental philosophy, including but not excluding, Jaques Derrida the father of deconstruction.
European Cultural Study & Philosophy major
Graduated Magna Cum Laude and defended honors thesis on the Meaning of Meaning.