General info

LOS ANGELES, CA

David graduated from Miami University with BFA’s in design, sculpture and glass blowing. After graduation, he set out traveling the country, creating sculptural, hand blown, glass art.

He eventually made a career change and became an Art Director at Y&R Chicago. Since then he’s worked at Olson + Co, Leo Burnett, Crispin Porter & Bogusky, T1LA, Deutsch LA and most recently helped start up and manage SUPERMOON LA where he was a partner and Executive Creative Director.

David’s work has been showcased in all of the major award shows and has received praise from the likes of The New York Times, Time Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, CNN, Good Morning America, Wired, Yahoo, and Fox News.

Experience

  • ECD - PARTNER
    SANTA MONICA, CA
    Oct 2015 - Jul 2017
    SUPERMOON LA

    Clients: Pitched and won accounts and projects for the Honest Company, GoFundme, Happy Egg, Trip Advisor, Snap Kitchen, IPSY, Custumink, Autogravity, Bolthouse Farms, Concur, 

  • SVP/ Group Creative Director
    Los Angeles, CA
    Sep 2012 - Oct 2015
    DEUTSCH INC

    Clients: Nintendo, Kettle Chips, Pop Secret, Emerald Nuts, Sprint, Playstation, Pizza Hut

  • Creative Director
    Los Angeles, CA
    Jun 2011 - Present
    T1LA

    Clients: Lexus, Heal the Bay

  • Associate Creative Director
    Boulder, Colorado
    Apr 2008 - Jul 2011
    Crispin Porter & Bogusky

    Clients: Burger King, Microsoft, WD40, GAP, VW, Vitamin Water

  • Sr Art Director
    Chicago, Illinois
    2002 - 2008
    Leo Burnett, Chicago

    Clients: Nintendo, Allstate, Museum of Science and Industry, Petsmart, Hallmark

  • Art Director
    Chicago, Illinois
    2000 - 2001
    Young & Rubicam Chicago

    Clients: Jim Beam, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Nascar

  • Art Director Intern
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
    1998
    Olson + Co

    Clients: I can't remember.

Education

  • Artist in Residence
    Columbus, Ohio
    1999 - 2000
    Ohio State University

  • Glass Sculptor
    Stanwood Washington
    1999 - 2000
    Pilchuck Glass School

  • Glass Blowing
    Oxbow, Michigan
    1999
    The Art Institute of Chicago

  • BFA in Graphic Design, Sculpture and Glass Blowing. Minor in marketing and Creative Writing.
    Oxford, Ohio
    1994 - 1999
    Miami University

AWARD SHOW JUDGE


  • JUDGE at THE FWA - 2018 to Present


  • JUDGE at THE 55th ANNUAL HATCH AWARDS


  • JUDGE and MASTER OF CEREMONIES at the AUSTIN ADDY'S