Employment History 

SKAVA (San Francisco, CA)
Senior Designer—July 2015 to Present 

Lead design projects for desktop, mobile products, prototypes, and trade show demos. Develop and mentor designers to elevate the work via timely, effective feedback. Collaborate effectively as a creative partner and brand consultant with internal business leads and outside agencies/partners.

Core brand assignments
Adidas, Apple, Skava Admin and Storefront


  • Participated in the redesign of Skava 8.0 bringing the UX up to date using atomic design methodology.

  • Designed Skava’s Storefront offering “T-Giant”, displayed in Trade shows and used for client pitches

ZYNGA (San Francisco, CA)
Senior UI/UX Designer—June 2012 to May 2015 

In collaboration with Zynga creative teams, conceptualize, create, design—and
redesign—the Zynga Poker Game suite of product offerings. Play a key role in evolving Zynga product into an adult, mobile-focused group of offerings versus its previous more limited web-based emphasis. Additional responsibilities included building high-level expertise in the use of Unity and managing junior and mid level designers. 

Core brand assignments
Zynga Poker, Zynga Slots


  • Participated in the redesign of the Zynga Poker mobile application for phones and tablets. Helped rebuild the Unity game and develop a design system with a look and feel that could easily be integrated into the existing web platform

  • Designed and built an intuitive three-part concept consisting of the "Poker Genius" mini game, the social Facebook feed generated after gameplay, and an exclusive, sharable Facebook version of the game

ORGANIC–(San Francisco, CA) 
Interactive Designer—August 2011 to June 2012 

Conceptualize new interactive promotional concepts that respect client brands and meet strategic goals. Execute these concepts in all current forms of digital and electronic interactive production 

Core brand assignments
Nike, Walmart, Meth Project Foundation, Inc.


  • Key participant in development of online displays resulting in the full execution of the MethProject.org web site

  • Initiated concept development for additions to the Walmart Intranet

SIGNAL TO NOISE–formerly AGENCY.COM–(San Francisco, CA)
Interactive Designer—June 2007 to August 2011 

Create design concepts that meet and exceed client strategic goals. Execute these concepts in all current forms of digital and electronic interactive production 

Core brand assignments
Apple, Nike, AMC, eBay, Half.com, Del Monte, HBO, Nobilo Wine 


  • Key participant in new business pitches resulting in acquisition of Apple iTunes & Franklin Templeton to agency client roster

  • Created guidelines and protocol for file structure and agency asset management

  • Collaborated with the client in developing a way to run animated display ads for the iTunes campaigns using DHTML—thereby eliminating the need for flash

Graphic–Multimedia Designer—November 2004 to May 2007 

Conceptualize, design and execute production of graphic and multimedia creative for Inventiv Health divisions GSW Worldwide and The Navicor Group. Creative projects for multimedia included flash animations and electronic sales aids. Print creative included posters, logos, ads, brand books, case studies, collateral pieces, sale sheets, brochures, storyboards and new business proposals 

Brand assignments
Vidaza, Rituxan, Ethyol, Yentreve, Strattera, Zyprexa, Ortho McNeil, Cymbalta, Humalog and Genentech, The Navicor Group 

Web Designer—August 2001 to December 2004 

Conceptualize, design and produce website and interactive sales support materials. Update website and other interactive creative on an ongoing basis 


  • Created a completely new brand identity for the company and website from concept to completion

Non-profit Community Support

Multimedia Design––October 2001 to Present 

Participate on an on-going basis in the development and creation of a variety of promotional projects including the creative execution of a new identity package for the not-for-profit center and other support materials such as CD covers, booklets, posters, invitations, programs and documentary DVDs

Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Multimedia Design, 2001

Professional Awards

Zynga Poker:
Poker Genius Feature
San Francisco, CA (2012)

Citation of Excellence in the ADDYS:
Word Investigation Poster Series
Columbus, OH (2005)

Juried Exhibitions

Academy of Art University, CA 2001 Spring Show:

  • Interactive CD-ROM Lost Civilization

  • Digital video My Funny Valentine

Academy of Art University, CA 1998 International Celebration:

  • Selected gouache paintings and selected lead pencil drawings

Academy of Art University, CA 1998 Spring Show:

  • Movie poster Scarface

Core Experience

Visual Design, UI/UX Design, interactive, prototype, web, mobile, brand identity, and new business proposals

Brand Experience

Adidas, Apple, Ebay, Eli Lilly, Genentech, HBO, JCPenney, Nike, Skava, Walmart, Zynga

Computer Skills

Adobe CS, Balsamiq, Sketch, Squarespace, InVision, Unity3D, Principle, Wordpress, CSS, HTML


Academy of Art University,
San Francisco, CA
BFA in New Media Design, 2001