I'm currently an art director at Grey New York where I work on Tums and Breathe Right. Before that I went to every state in America for a Kickstarter project. And before that I freelanced at Leo Burnett New York, where I found out I was really good at drawing animals. And around all that, I'm working on different products for my soon-to-open online store.
These are some ads, projects and animals drawings I've created.
ADS I'VE MADE
In 2017, at the beginning of a new political climate, AARP needed a new campaign to help Americans remember AARP's humble beginnings and what they stand for.
Panadol Cold and Flu Commercials
A couple commercials for Panadol Cold & Flu that ran East and South Asia and the Middle East.
PROJECTS I'VE DONE
In 2013, I went on a Kickstarter-funded, 50-state, 99-day road trip to learn why locals called their state home. I put all my learnings and photographs together to make a bunch of posters, postcards and a couple books.
Below is the video of the Kickstarter video, project video and sample spreads from the book.
You can view the entire journey at /home or if you accidentally go to my 404 page.
Ego's Deck Dream Instagram
Every day from June 18, 2016, to June 18, 2017, I imagined what my dog dreams of what was beyond her deck's walls. Below are some of my favorites.
Rockets Space Patches
I remember watching the Rockets win their first championship with my dad in 1994, because we had to order Pay-Per-View and my mom ordered us pizza and that was a huge deal. I've been a fan ever since and to celebrate their 50 seasons, I designed nine space patches for their nine hallmark seasons (because I also love NASA).
New York City Skyline Index
After my roommates and I moved to our apartment, we'd have to guests over, look out from Ego's Deck, and ask, "What building is that?" Though I'm usually ok with saying "I don't know," I don't like being a bad host with zero knowledge of what exactly we're looking at. I mean, I didn't minor in art history to not be able to tell the difference between Monet and Manet.
I made this poster and labeled it with notable buildings, so now people will stop asking whether that building over there is the Empire State of Chrysler.
I needed a way to keep detailed notes on my projects, but my regular notebook wouldn't suffice. Inspired by dentists' charts and notes (I used to be a dental assistant), I made my own using some leftover patterns I painted
In it, I can keep track of the project's color palettes and brushes, etc. This way, whenever I open up the Photoshop file at a later date, I'll know why I have so many inexplicable layers.
Flag of the World Pop-Up Book
In 2010, I was immobile from an ACL tear, so I watched a lot of World Cup and noticed how there were overlaps in flag designs. So I made this pop-up book to make sense of it all while all my friends played soccer.
The Sports Calendar
I wanted to know when I could expect to tune back into SportsCenter after baseball season was over, so I designed this chart and made it into a clock that takes a year to make one full revolution.
Feel free to look at more work or see my /latest projects on the blog.
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P.S. Here are some products I'm working on for my store
Line Star State: Deep in the Heart Hat
Every year, I try to redesign the Texas flag for Texas Independence Day, and this year, I liked the message of love coming from the heart of Texas and decided to put it on a hat.
Love Yourself Shirts
Once during an in-office happy hour, I doodled something for a coworker that curled around because it was on receipt paper and I decided to turn it into a t-shirt cause I thought it'd be super funny.