This is my portfolio site showing a selection of (what I think, anyway) are my most interesting projects from the past few years.

I’ve been doing this digital stuff for a long time now, most recently at Colorfield, a digital design and dev company I started a few years back with my peeps Tim and Amanda. We've been fortunate to work on some great brands like Chevy, The Today Show/NBC, Amex and Subaru to name a few.

Pretty much all of my experience is agency-side – a bunch of that was in San Francisco as a Creative Director at big digital agencies like Organic and Digitas where I worked on GAP, Banana Republic, Dell and Home Depot. You won’t see any of that work below because it’s ancient. A few years ago I moved back to Toronto, where I currently live (but really, really miss Mill Valley/Napa/Big Sur during the winter).

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In Toronto I spent a few years as a CD at both digital and ‘integrated’ agencies. It was always hard to get digital work done really well – to the level of finish that's just kind of expected with print and broadcast. (Actually, it’s still kind of hard. I mean, should it really still be this hard?) So I started my own thing, a production company called lollipop, focused on helping agencies figure out how to make the difficult digital ‘stuff’ simple. It grew into a pretty great thing, but long story short, about two years ago I started something new called Colorfield with my homeys from lollipop.

The production world has shown me a different side of the business. It’s more about writing creative treatments (which I find enormously enjoyable) and coming up with fun and interesting ways to create something (if you have the budget) or thinking through more 'pragmatic' alternatives (if the money’s not there). Aside from writing treatments and generally creative director-ing, I’ve also become pretty good at understanding the business side of the business.

I hope you enjoy looking at some of the work below. Sometimes these things lived for a short time. Sometimes they depended on a host of other ridiculously intricate minutiae to work properly and promptly broke if moved. But I usually have some pretty decent videos or stills that help tell the story.

Recent(ish) Work

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