About

ABOUT ME
I am a crazy cat-man, but my love for fluffy things doesn't stop with cats. I love and pretty much any fuzzy creature. I am married to a wonderful woman, Gretchen, a newly minted OB/GYN surgeon, and we are expecting our first child in October 2017. I spend my days writing, drawing and watercoloring, or if I'm lucky, playing Dungeons & Dragons with a few friends. I am currently finishing my first novel, By the Wayside, a dystopian story focusing on class and religious tumult in near-future Washington D.C. 

CAREER HISTORY
In recent years, I've been a full-time Graphic Designer/Illustrator/Photographer for Hagerty Classic Cars and Art Director for the Traverse City Film Festival. I developed concept-driven visual marketing solutions as an art director with Quorum, LindyLazar Marketing, Idea Stream and now, with my personal company, Augustino Creative Services.

Responsible for concepting and execution of strategic print, web and multimedia visual marketing campaigns for a variety of clients both large and small. Excels in deadline-driven environments both alone and with other designers, following great ideas from conception through complete production and press due to a solid Communication Design education, exceptional previous employment and a genuine love for visual media.

Focused time at Augustino, Idea Stream, LindyLazar and Quorum International on graphic design, illustration, typography, photography and art direction. Also have a background in writing, including copy writing and advertising concept. Experience on press, including in China, where communication of printing issues must be expressed with precision due to the language barrier.
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