Jan 2016-Current, Director of Photography/Editor

Creative Drive/PIA Agency, Carlsbad, CA

•Work with in-house creative team to concept, storyboard and set expectations for production

•Manage and direct crew on set to light and capture high quality motion content

•Manage post production needs including editorial, color correction and art direction

•Communicate and collaborate with clients in preproduction, on set and post production to set expectations and deliver exceptional video

•Maintain and uphold production resource budgets


February 2014-December 2015, Cinematographer and Content Creator

Reef, Carlsbad, CA

•Direct, shoot, edit, manage and deliver high end video content for quarterly campaigns, product initiatives and trade shows

•Collaborate with in-house team to address brand needs and vision

•Create graphic design elements to support video driven initiatives

•Manage and direct contractors to meet deliverable goals 


December 2008-December 2013, Art Director

Ambig Clothing/Split Clothing(2010), Santa Ana, CA

•Conceptualize, create, dictate art direction of brand(s), seasonal catalogs, quarterly zine, video content, website and ad campaigns.

•Conceptualize, photograph, and create artwork, edit and layout seasonal Ambig zine.

•Social media management

•Create artwork for printables, In-store imagery, assist in marketing decisions


April 2008-December 2008, Graphic Designer

Tum Yeto/Toy Machine, San Diego, CA

•Conceptualize and carry out ad campaigns, assist in website revamp.

•Assist in design and production of hard and soft goods

•Photograph and assist in catalog creation, assist in P.O.P. creation.

•Edit and create web content, create artwork for printables.


May 2007-January 2008, Production Artist

Sole Technology, Lake Forest, CA

•Layout and design seasonal catalogs

•Design/resize ads for international distributors.

•Design posters and sales flyers as needed

•Assist with images for web use, assist with creation of P.O.P.

•Assist with design of t-shirts, G.W.P. etc.


Computer Experience

Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, After Premiere, Media Encoder, After Effects, Final Cut, RedCine X, Davinci Resolv, Microsoft Excel



University of California, Irvine, CA

Bachelor of Arts, Winter 2006



Gold Advertising Award Cinematography/District 15, HP "Rosette's Story Haiti" March 2018 

Vimeo Staff Pick Award, October 2016 "Julian Klinewicz: We Are Journeymen"

Creation of Miss Reef 2015 and 2016 campaign video totaling 1M+ YouTube views each

Vimeo Staff Pick Award, November 2013, for “Michael Hammer Hsuing” short film

Vimeo Staff Pick Award, August 2012, for “The Sound of Dust” short film.

Claire Trevor School of Arts award upon graduation from University California Irvine



Arri Amira package, Arri Master Prime lenses