Our artwork was selected for the cover of PLAY! I felt very privileged--considering the amount of amazing talent in the annual.
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Ogilvy & Mather hired me to develop 20 icons for their upcoming campaign. Most of the icon marks had to have the BP logo/elements worked into the image in some fashion. I worked over a holiday to meet their deadline. The icons were used prominently within their advertising. I had the pleasure of seeing my artwork at the gas station when I was filling up the car.
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Action for Healthy Kids is a national network of volunteers helping schools and kids learn to be healthier. This was a promotional kit for teachers to bring awareness to the classroom. The boxed kit included a binder filled with teaching materials, flash cards, a DVD and more. I was responsible for the art direction, logo design and website design. Also, I directed the illustrator. The client requested a new identity mark but wanted it to keep to the current logo's green burst. They were ecstatic about the web and logo concepts.
A packaging project from Running Press Publishing involving a 12-page booklet full of spot illustrations. I created the typography and developed the packaging/cover illustration.
I was asked to develop a logo for one of my favorite rock-a-billy bands in Chicago. I only had 3 days to complete the project. I researched vintage 40's and 50's magazines to get the clothing and hair style correct. In the process of scouring magazines I discovered the perfect font and photocopied the limited letters (a few times) and then created the rest by hand. The female figure is the fabulous lead singer and the three stars represent the other players in the band.
I worked as the art director on a 30-sec music video promoting the American launch of the Icelandic vodka, Reyka Vodka. The video featured the Icelandic rock band "Jeff Who?". The launch parties were hosted in bars throughout the U.S. ( Chicago, Boston, New York and San Francisco) and the videos were projected onto 8-foot sheets of opaque glass. I developed the concept, storyboards and worked with the production company while the exec creative director went to Iceland to shoot the band footage on green screen.
This was a promotional packaging concept--Chew-a-Rama Gum. I designed the logo in Adobe Illustrator and the characters were developed in Modo/Photoshop. Take note of the lower right hand corner...some humor.
Chump Genius App
These were characters I developed for a pitch involving a kids TV show.
I was the creative director on this project with a copy writing partner. Loyola asked us to create a 24-page brochure for their Neurosciences department. It included a mailer, three pamphlet inserts and a map insert. The photography was a mixture of stock and original shots that I directed.