Hip Hop Fundamental

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HIP HOP FUNDAMENTAL

Working on Promotion, Ad Sales for the magazine along with Events and some other top secret projects for Hip Hop Fundamental. Company created to pay homage to the Forefathers of Hip Hop and help bridge the gap between the Old and New Schools. Leading the next generation into tomorrow. Some of the forefathers and legends such as Mighty Mike C, Grandmaster Caz, LL Cool J, Mary J Blige, CL Smooth, Melle Mel, Nas and more.

Shaman Durek Verrett

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Celebrity Shaman Durek

Shaman Durek Verrett is an American businessman, alternative therapist, self-professed shaman and author to “Spriit Hake”r. His niche is Hollywood celebrities, actresses, producers, even royalty  Robert Downey Jr, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ally Hilfiger, Selma Blair and many many others. I work with him and his work, photography, package design for his products Mystra, and promotion for his book and more. He is an exceptional person and businessman!

Hip Hop/Rap Festival

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HIP HOP FEST

50th Anniversary of Hip Hop 2023. Working with team to promote the biggest Hip Hop/Rap event ever in Virginia Aug 11-13. If you are into Rap/Hip Hop this will be the biggest event in the history of concerts. It will take place on the water featuring all major artists in this industry. There will be busses of artist’s from New York to L.A. tp perform.

Mighty Mike C of the Fearless Four, Grandmaster Caz, LL Cool J, Mary J Blige, CL Smooth, Melle Mel, Nas and more.

Calumet Focus

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Calumet Focus

Creative Director for Calumet Photographic along with the magazine, featuring professional world renown photographers, events, high-end cameras. All things photography! Worked on translating it to online channels. Advertising and featuring equipment such as Nikon, Canon, Leaf, Hasselblad, Leica, Panasonic, Sony. Artist featured such as Douglas Kirkland, Annie Leibowitz, Helmut Newton, and more.

Siemen's

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SIEMEN’S

Worked with Siemen’s Healthineers AG is the parent company for several medical technology companies and is headquartered in Erlangen, Germany. on a number of projects such as Web design and production, Video Production, Trade Show Booth designs, Branding and so much more. Managed client and team of designers and developers.

Pala Mesa

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PALA MESA

Creative Director and designer for Pala Mesa Golf Resort among many other companies such as Kimpton, Marriott and Aquafina. Started Interactive Design Department at Point B Communications. A midsize agency in Chicago, Point B builds lasting brands and strategic marketing campaigns for businesses, many of them small to midsize themselves. Point B has been going on 40 years in the industry, with an emphasis in hospitality marketing. Hired development team for Point B and worked with Executives on pricing, sales, client relations, development, and design for running an interactive department.

Gonesh Web

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GONESH WEBSITE

Design, Develop and Product Photography or entire website along with manage a team of copywriters. Hired outside IT team to develop and also managed them throughout the websites lifecycle. All products shot and edited for site in house as well.

Gene Siskel Film Center

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GENE SISKEL FILM CENTER

Website built in DruPal for The Gene Siskel Film Center, formerly The Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and commonly referred to as The Film Center or The Gene Siskel, is the cinematheque attached to The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. It is named after popular film critic Gene Siskel. Along with Doc Films at the University of Chicago and the Block Museum of Northwestern. Organized all the content, managed clients needs, designed look and feel and ongoing maintenance.

Mike Deodato

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MIKE DEODATO (Disney, Marvel, DC, etc)

Currently working on coloring comic book characters for a Legend of the comic book world.

Wonka/Nestle

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WONKA/NESTLE

Creative Director and Designer for an animated Interactive presentation for Wonka/Nestle along with many other projects such as Illustration, Nerds Rope design, storyboarding and an ad Campaign where I brought back the Golden Ticket for the Wonka Bar.

Kelly Elliott

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AUTHOR KELLY ELLIOTT

Book cover and design for Kelly Elliot, author and number one in her category in Itunes and New York Times and USA Today bestselling contemporary romance author. Her bestselling works include, Wanted, Broken, Lost Love, and Never Enough, to name a few.

Playboy

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PLAYBOY

Design and Development of an Interactive Invitation to the Playboys New Years Eve Event.

Olga's Day Spa

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OLGA’S DAY SPA

This is a very constant client. I have built several websites for her. Olga has had one of the most successful spa’s in the Country.  She sells makeup as well in the U.S. and in Europe. She is pretty much retires. This is a prototype of a mobile app to get her excited about a potential app and an excuse to learn the design app FIGMA, an application for UI/UX designers to build real time prototypes for mobile devices.

Panne Provincio

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PANNE PROVINCIO

Panne Provincio makes crusty, chewy loaves baked from all natural ingredients in stone-hearth ovens, using authentic old-world recipes. It’s bread with substance, texture and flavor. To showcase their breadlines, This website that is not only educational, but also has unique features like a parings calculator to match their breads with cheese, wines and other food.

Sparkfactor

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SPARKFACTOR

I have worked at Sparkfactor three times and  started the Interactive Department in 1999 which launched my career. I worked at Sparkfactor three times during my career and was able to come and go while I went and worked at other design houses, advertising and many more places. Since I started the interactive department at Sparkfactor at such an early age I became specialized in starting departments for many other companies such as Tribal DDB, Point B Communications and many more. I knew how to outsource, hire, budget, present,,and many other things needed to launch a department. Because the industry was so knew I even had to hire my teachers from college from time to time. I also taught at Columbia College part-time for a year.

Hang in there Together

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HANG IN THERE TOGETHER

This is a very constant client. I have built several websites for her. Olga has had one of the most successful spa’s in the Country.  She sells makeup as well in the U.S. and in Europe. She is pretty much retires. This is a prototype of a mobile app to get her excited about a potential app and an excuse to learn the design app FIGMA, an application for UI/UX designers to build real time prototypes for mobile devices.

Mystra

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Packaging design for Celebrity, Shaman Durek, LA’s gifted Shaman.

M.P Glassworthy

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M.P GLASSWORTHY

A very long standing client based out of Venice Beach, Ca. I have created window displays for dispensaries, web, catalogs and bandana designs

Mighty Mike C

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MIGHTY MIKE C LEGENDARY HIP HOP ARTIST

Branding and managing a NY Legendary Hip Hop Artist. Just like branding products, I also brand people to get them work, concerts, acting work. The first Hip Hop  Artist to be signed by a major record label Warner Bros. You can view the history of Rap/Hip Hop in Netflix’s Hip Hop Evolution.

SEKO

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SEKO

Website Design and copy writing.

Lakeshore East

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LAKESHORE EAST

Website Design for Commercial Real Estate Company in the heart of the Loop in Chicago

Calumet Photographic

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CALUMET PHOTOGRAPHY “WHERE THE PROS GO”

Managed all aspects of Calumet design and copywriting team. Responsible for design and delivery of creative assets for website development team and marketing emails. Global creative responsibility, serving 4 countries in four different languages. Generating over $20 million in annual revenue.

3 Vodka Bottle

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3 VODKA BOTTLE

Creative Director and Designer for 3 Vodka Bottle Design which won the company Wencel/Hess a Mobius Award for Package Design. I am proud of this design. The botttles were used to decorate Crate and Barrel.

Kolcraft/Jeep

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KOLCRAFT/JEEP

Website Design for Kolcraft and collaboration of Kolcraft baby carriages specifically designed for Jeeps.

Kimpton Hotels

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KIMPTON HOTELS

Just a preview of an image we used for branding each of the Kimpton Hotels. One has a yoga vibe, another is more of a nightclub vibe, another is more about luxury and the last is charming unique. I had a lot of fun in helping come up with these themed hotels.

CASTRO

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CASTRO

Collateral. for a Marijuana company based out of Venice Beach, an ongoing client I have had and my second weed client. Very happy to be in this industry. So much creative and new ways to design.

Crazy & Deranged Movie

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CRAZY AND DERANGED MOVIE SITE

Imagery for the movie I am producing in New York for the movie Crazy and Deranged. Will be hitting movie theatresv and  streaming services 2023. Ver5y excited about this! Features over 10 hip hop artists and rap artists from the 80s on. The movie is about a amous business man and musician who gets his life taken over by an identity theft.

Screenplay Deck

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MOVIE PITCH DECK

A Movie Pitch Deck for investors, casting, T.V. networks and anyone else who benefits to seeing the details of an independent film in New York.

Madonna's Ray of Light

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MADONNA’S RAY OF LIGHT CD COVER

Worked with two other people on Madonna’s Ray of Light Album which won a Grammy for the company. Was offered to be moved too L.A. to go work for VSA Partners.

Exorcist (Marvel) TV Pilot

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THE LAST EXORCIST

Imagery such as Comps and pitch decks for a TV Pilot for Marvel Writer and Producer, Ron Zimmerman and comic book illustrator Mike Deodato. I was also  co-writer of the script with Ron Zimmerman of, The Exorcist. Brought in to collaborate and produce a T.V. show.