Code it… Kern it… Shoot it raw…
Father, husband, musician, web designer and artist, machine shop manager, photographer, graphics & web designer.
Grew up in the tool & die business (precision machining); Music, art & photography in family; Continued school to follow passion for art & photography which lead to web design (3.99 GPA, Communication Design and Web Development, May 2016).
I know what I want and I’m working to achieve my academic, personal & professional goals.
STUFF I DO
Lighting/studio/field assistance, 2nd shooter, software experience, web & graphic design, soft skills (strong work ethic, communication, time management, works well under pressure, great with kids).
STUFF I LIKE
I love the photographic arts & it was central in my drive to continue my studies & redirect the momentum of my life. In the process I discovered an appetite for learning code and web application technology.
Some of my inspiration: Paul Rand, Milton Glaser, Paula Scher, Neville Brody, David Carson, Aaron Draplin, Aaron Horkey, Alphonse Mucha, Jean Michel Basquiat; Cartier-Bresson, Avedon, Liebovitz, Friedlander, Greenberg; DuChamp, Rembrandt, Caravaggio; Guillermo Del Toro, Terry Gilliam, Wes Anderson, David Fincher; Cormac McCarthy, Eric Larson, Tim Ferris, Neil Gaiman, Ken Follet, T.S. Elliot; Tom Waits, Dylan, Young, Claypool, Patton, Reznor, Homme, M. Ward, folk, rock, country, metal, classical, ambient, electronic, blues, indie & experimental; thisiscolossal, booooooom & smashingmagazine; the list goes on…
I believe in the power of shaped expectations, personal responsibility, and seeking out positivity & opportunities for growth in every area of life. I believe there is great value to the inner narrative of personal redemption & perseverance. I believe that inspiration is a greater goal than happiness. I believe that sensitivity & humility are critical to inspired productivity; applying disciplined methodical determination to well-researched, pre-visualized concepts toward an assertive, precise and challenging outcome, leads to lasting success in the form of true gratification & fulfillment of one’s spirit.
REST NOT REQUIRED
A board-game playing foodie, cigar enthusiast, motorcycle riding, bass thumping, guitar ripping rocker that sings loudly during car rides, I also play ball & frequent the movie theater with my sports & music obsessed 14yr old son Dakota, go for walks with my golden retriever Maggie and conspire to annoy my partner Melissa for all the remaining days of her life.
For more information on my professional skills, education, experience, memberships & awards:
Please download my resume HERE.