Using hardened cross-disciplinary media design techniques coupled with a critical eye for user interface approaches, I am uniquely positioned to assist your company in developing original, targeted, and successful digital media projects that deliver your company's message in a clean, consumable, and sharable package.


Postage Anywhere:   (

Principle Brand Design, UI/UX & Front End Development:   April 2013 to present

  • Principle brand designer and marketing strategist role coupled with a strong UI/UX and front-end production workload
  • Front-end design and development for B2C and SAAS (developed with Sr. ASP backend programmer)
  • Conceptual design, wireframing, semantic site development and planning, and general translation of execution directives with back-end programmer
  • SEO planning and technical execution, SEO for social sites including formatting and strategy implementation, Google Analytics tracking and maintenance
  • Art design and production for all company assets including print, online and presentation collateral for sales force, investor pitches, and all consumer facing assets

nuvoTV:   (, NYC, NY

Front End & UI/UX :   April 2012 to present

  • Front-end design and development (large projects developed with Sr. programmer)
  • Wireframing, site architecture development and planning, and general translation of execution directives to back-end programmers and Art (creative) departments
  • Design and development of micro-sites and promotional one-offs
  • SEO planning and technical execution, SEO for social sites including formatting and strategy implementation, Facebook app development and execution, Google Analytics tracking and maintenance, meme development and design
  • Ooyala video management and overall video content strategy, Hulu video management including Closed Captions files, asset XML files, and ongoing syndication and management of the entire library of video assets and all net-based outlets
  • WordPress blog re-formatting, blog maintenance, blog content management, and blog SEO strategy and implementation

McClain & Co. Designs:   (, NYC, NY

Founder & Creative Director :   August 2007 to present

  • Lead designer and creative director for a wide range of small businesses, non-profits, and individuals
  • Covering design and programming needs in all aspects of digital design including: print, web, video production and editing, 3D animation, and illustration

Tom Otterness Studio:   (, Brooklyn, NY

Digital Artist :   January 2009 to 2010

  • 3D Scanning and alignment for sculpture objects ranging from 4” to 3.5’ in clay, plaster, or metal
  • Project bid presentation specialist incorporating concept boards, artist sketches, digital illustrations and 3D animations into cohesive presentations
  • Web design and website maintenance including creation of new e-commerce retail outlets
  • Research specialist and technical direction for new interactive digital projects

Brookview Studios:   (Brookview Studios), NYC, NY

Digital artist, marketing, and client sales :   October 2006 - 2008

  • Advertisement design and implementation across several media formats
  • Wedding album concept design, layout design, and digital photography editing

Polo Ralph Lauren:   (, NYC, NY

Accessories Design sample, digital photo, & data specialist :   September 2003 - 2006

  • Spearheaded project for digital asset management including: design of information portals for all accessories team sites and sub-sites, implementation of processes, development of all training tools for web- based collaboration, and creation of complete archival library with advanced multi-field sorting options to boost creativity and allow accurate sharing of samples and inspirational assets
  • Concept and product design, product management, visual merchandising, and line management for Polo Ralph Lauren accessories sport brands including US Open, Wimbledon, & RLX
  • Product management of luxury goods for Polo Ralph Lauren and Purple Label brands
  • Digital photography, inventory control, loan tracking, and archiving of all samples and prototypes for the Men’s Accessories department (all men’s and women’s brands)
  • Sample manager and assistant to the Men’s Accessories department for the all men’s and women’s runway fashion shows domestically and internationally
  • Assistance in the visual merchandising of presentation room samples for Men’s Accessories department
  • Establish, maintain, and advance all relationships with rental houses and vintage shops


  • Proficient on both MAC and PC platforms
  • Digital music producer and songwriter (Folk, Rock, & Electronic songs)
  • Application proficiencies in Cinema 4D, Adobe After Effects, Premiere, Soundbooth, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, GoLive, InDesign, Apple iCal, iMovie, iDVD, Mail, Lotus Notes, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Microsoft Share point Services web portals, Extensis Portfolio, Reason music production, Record, Live, Recycle, Pro Tools, and Garage band
  • Advanced coding proficiencies in HTML, HTML 5, and CSS, as well as a functional understanding of JavaScript, jQuery, MySQL, and PHP
  • Specific skills include: 3D animation, 3D Modeling, 3D Scanning, vector illustration, product sketching, digital photography (product, storefront, and showroom), product color-ups, music composition, digital music production, on-air radio personality, acting, and vocals
  • Trained public speaker
  • Regular contributor and consultant for fitness publications and company’s in the NYC area
  • Activities and interests include surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, weightlifting, video games, board games, and rally racing


  • US Olympic Luge Team (Alternate) in 1998 Olympic Games in Nagano, Japan
  • Youngest American athlete to win a World Cup race (Norway)
  • Unprecedented consecutive four-time Junior World Champion (1995-1998)
  • Touring speaker for National Verizon “Win @ School” Program, at inner-city schools across the nation
  • Featured Athlete in Sports Illustrated, The Olympian, Boys Life, and numerous national newspapers
  • Featured Athlete in network television interviews for NBC, CBS, and ABC “Wide World of Sports”
  • Principal talent in nationally syndicated Verizon television commercials
  • Featured Athlete in Opening Ceremony for the New York State Goodwill Games with Governor Pataki
  • Featured Athlete with Mayor Bloomberg at the Press Conference to announce New York City’s bid for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games
  • Featured Athlete in print media: Coca-Cola international billboard and Goodwill Games banner


Otis College of Art & Design,:   Los Angeles, CA

Fall 2010 – 2012

  • Product Design / Electronic Design and Multimedia – BFA program

City College of New York (CUNY):   New York, NY

Fall 2008 – Spring 2009

  • Electronic Design and Multimedia – BFA program
  • Dean’s List for both semesters in 2008-2009

North Country Community College:   Saranac Lake, NY

Spring 1998-Fall 2000

  • General education classes in psychology and business
  • United States Luge Association Academic Full Scholarship Recipient