Eric is an award-winning creative director, designer, and motion graphics artist working in multiple mediums, with an 18+ year background in graphics, interactive design, UI/UX, motion graphics, 3D design/animation, branding and audio production.
Recognized by .Net Magazine as one of the world’s top 20 international designers, Eric has overseen the creative direction and execution of over 700 projects for some of the world’s top brands and Fortune 500 companies.
Eric has won multiple industry awards, including FWA’s “Most Influential Flash Site of the Decade”, and has been featured in numerous design-related books and magazines around the world.
Clients: Adobe, Nintendo, Nissan, Activision, Warner Brothers, Motorola, Electronic Arts, Epson, Lucas Arts, Ford, Fox Entertainment, Fox Sports, AOL, Google, Lexus, Samuel Adams, Mattel, New Line Cinema, Tesla Motors, Bacardi, Panasonic, T-Mobile, J. Walter Thompson, SpaceX, FoodTV, Discovery Networks, Boeing, BBDO, and many other global brands.
I'm best known for...
Motion graphics, advanced graphic design, highly-detailed user-interface design, website layouts & interfaces, complex/technical heads-up-displays, gaming menu interfaces, interactive environments & displays.
Internationally recognized for winning FWA's "Most Influential Flash Site of the Decade" & pushing boundaries in early interactive platforms such as Flash.
Featured in over 20+ design-related books and magazines around the world.
Creative Consultant / Jan 2015 - Present / Self Employed
Bay of Islands, New Zealand
Eric is an award-winning international creative consultant operating on a global basis in the fields of creative direction, design, motion graphics, concept design, film/broadcast, interface design, brand/identity, VR, and sound design.
President & Chief Creative Officer / Jan 1999 - Jan 2015 / 2Advanced Studios
California, United States
As the President & Co-founder of 2Advanced Studios, Eric directed a team of over 35 accomplished web designers/developers and worked to develop and deploy over 700 unique and compelling websites for high-end corporations and entertainment companies. Most notably, Eric led 2advanced to be recognized as a finalist in two Flash Forward conference exhibitions and become recognized as one of the world's leading interactive design agencies.
Associate Director / Lead Flash Animator + Developer / Jan 1997 - Dec 1998 / Design Insites
California, United States
Industries I know well
Web/Interactive, Video/Broadcast/Cinema, Gaming, Social Media
Mediums I know well
Interactive Design, Graphic Design, Motion Graphics / Animation, 3D
Honours & awards
2018 Behance motion graphics feature, Project 7
2017 Creativepool Spotlight, #CPSpotlight, Experian Motion Spot
2017 Creativepool Spotlight, #CPSpotlight, Panasonic Apex
2017 Creativepool Spotlight, #CPSpotlight, Faraday Future
2015 “The Prisoner” Epson/NZIPP Iris Gold Award
2015 “The Mermaid” Epson/NZIPP Iris Bronze Award
2015 “The Gate” Epson/NZIPP Iris Silver Award
2014 “Mirage” – Epson/NZIPP Iris Bronze Award
2014 “The Collapse” – Epson/NZIPP Iris Bronze Award
2010 Ford Mustang Reveal, FWA – Site of the Day
2007 Rapp Collins Worldwide, FWA – Site of the Day
2006 Lexus LS Reveal, FWA – Site of the Day
2006 2Advanced Studios V5, FWA – Site of the Day
2005 Christopher Lawrence, Ninth Annual Webby Awards – Best Music Website
2004 Metroid Prime 2 Echos, FWA – Site of the Day
2004 Exorcist “The Beginning”, FWA – Site of the Month
2004 2Advanced V4 Prophecy, FWA – Site of the Day
2004 Christopher Lawrence, FWA – Site of the Day
2004 2Advanced V4 Prophecy, Summit International Awards – Gold
2003 LogoYes, FWA – Site of the Day
2001 2Advanced V3 – Expansions, FWA – Most Influential Flash Site of the Decade
W3 Award – Pentagon Studios Website – Construction – Winner
W3 Award – Motorola – Studio Moto Microsite – Teleco – Winner