I am 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, I have overseen the creative direction and execution of over 700 projects for some of the world’s top brands and Fortune 500 companies.
I have won multiple industry awards, including FWA’s “Most Influential Flash Site of the Decade”, and have 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
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 my own agency, I 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, we were recognised as a finalist in two Flash Forward conference exhibitions and became 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