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Professional work experience


Sushi Chef | Madison Square Garden the world’s most famous arena


Prepare sushi in a high volume setting, interacting with multiple departments to help coordinate production. Set up and manage sushi / seafood station and provide elevated customer service in the exclusive Madison Club luxury seating area.


Freelance Graphic Designer | Metro US free daily newspaper


Designed mock-up promotional covers for marketing presentations.


Freelance Graphic Designer | Yellowbook / Hibu.com business directory


Updated / made changes for print advertising.


Bartender | Hapisgah Glatt Kosher steak house


Mixed drinks and served customers.


Graphic Artist | Wall Street Journal the world’s leading business publication


Color-corrected and retouched images, created silhouettes and drop-shadows, and created photo-illustrations. Also photographed products and books.


Graphic Designer | C-Ville Weekly alternative newsweekly


Designed advertising, collateral and editorial pages including features, covers, supplement publications, special publications and advertorial publications. Filled in as Art Director and managed production of entire newspaper, supervising two staff designers and freelance designer. Layed out and redesigned Classifieds section. Color corrected, silhouetted and drop-shadowed images and photographed products.


Sushi Chef / Sushi Bar Manager | Sticky Rice restaurant


Managed sushi bar staff of 5, including training, supervision and scheduling. Ordered and received supplies and inventory, developed new recipes and daily specials, illustrated the daily specials board and implemented the use of a proprietary recipe book.


Graphic Designer | PUNCHLiNE alternative newsweekly


Designed and illustrated humorous advertising in collaborating with Sales Executives.
Handled production and paste up of pages, including delivering flats to printer. Illustrated and designed covers and directed freelance illustrators.


Graphic Designer | AmericanChurch, Inc. church stewardship products


Designed and illustrated church offering envelopes, custom identity packages and bulletins. Converted and recreated existing print designs to digital format. Worked with on-site press, offset printing, digital printing and rubber plate printing.


Graphic Designer | Richmond Times-Dispatch daily newspaper


Designed and illustrated advertising. Designed and illustrated promotional projects including the brochure, mailer and ads for the Spring Job Fair 2000 and Fall Job Fair 2001; and a quarter page ad promoting editorial features.



Independent creative experience


Independent Comic Artist


Create (write, draw, design) and publish comics, mini-comics and art-zines. Table and sell at conventions (MoCCAFest 2010, 2011, 2012 and Locust Moon Fest 2013). Distribute and sell in stores (Tower Records, Plan 9, Velocity Comics, Midtown Comics, Forbidden Planet, Jim Hanley’s Universe).


Artist / Art Director | Khybot Recordings digital music label


Developed branding for dj and record label. Designed and created graphics for promotional flyers and music covers, commissioned illustrations, managed social media marketing. Composed, produce, mixed and mastered original music and performed in NYC clubs and parties (White Rabbit, Katra, Slate, Arlene’s Grocery, Gallery Bar, and Make Music New York Gowanus – Scorpio and Gemini Loft).


Blogger | NYC Dubstep Drum & Bass electronic music blog


Started and regularly updated blog, managed monetization through google Adsense and administrated Soundcloud community group.


Game Designer | Trifekhta experimental video game


Designed branding and graphics for indie video game project and kickstarter campaign. Created a video game prototype including graphics and programming in Unreal engine.


Graphic Artist / Promoter | Katra Bass electronic music club night


Designed branding, created graphics for, and executed promotions for online marketing.


Graphic Artist / Promoter | Electronic Groceries electronic music club night


Designed branding, created graphics for, and executed promotions for online marketing.


Graphic Artist / Promoter | Nuco music and art collective


Designed, created graphics for, printed and distributed promotional flyers.


Promoter / Graphic Designer | Render weekly electronic music night


Managed all aspects including booking, promotions, graphic design, working the door, set-up and closing.


Graphic Designer | Change Magazine electronic music magazine


Co-published, created graphics and designed magazine.


Exhibiting Visual Artist


Created, exhibited and sold artwork in galleries and other spaces, managed promotions and maintained website.


Solo Exhibitions: 2005 New Paintings (Empire Lounge), The Phalanx (Katra Gala), Ni Ten Ichi Ryu (Katra Gala), Artist of the Month (Barnes and Noble), 2004 Seekand.com Art Show (Velocity Comics), 2003 Dimensional Entities (Plaza Artist Supply window display), 2002 Art by Seekand, (Render at Chopstix), Art by Seekand (The Experiment at Chopstix), 2001 Seekand art install (Information Technology at Chopstix).


Group Exhibitions: 2005 First Fridays (Richmond Public Library), First Fridays (Gallery 5), 2004 Drawing Room (ADA Gallery), This is What Democracy Looks Like (17.5 Ethos Café), 2003 Modern Crime / True Romance (Velocity Comics), Matchbox / Shoebox small works (VCU Fine Arts Building Gallery), 2002 Last Supper Art Calendar Project (Holy Chow), Deep (Sauce), 2001 System V.1.0 (The Kave), 1999 Undergraduate Juried Fine Arts Exhibition (Anderson Gallery), Painting All Night (1708 Gallery), 1998 Undergraduate Juried Design Exhibition (Anderson Gallery), Painting All Night (1708 Gallery) 1997 Wearable Art: Nude Descending the Runway (James Center), 1996 Undergraduate Juried Design Exhibition (Anderson Gallery).





AS, Accounting
LaGuardia Community College NYC



MA, Illustration
Fashion Institute of Technology NYC



BFA, Communication Arts & Design summa cum laude
Virginia Commonwealth University VA




Continuing education


Fashion Institute of Technology NYC

Fashion Art & Design 1, Legal Basics for Business Startups, The Power of Negotiation



New York University NYC

Start your own small business



Baruch College NYC

Understanding Business, Financial Accounting 1, Fundamentals of Project Management



Dubspot NYC

DJ Extension Program, Mixing and Mastering Program



School of Visual Arts NYC

Intermediate Graphic Design, Typeface Design (with Ed Benguiat), Professional Etiquette, Comics Workshop

2007, 2010



Computer skills


Adobe Photoshop (Adobe Certified Expert CS3, CS2)
Indesign, Illustrator, Acrobat

Mac OS, Windows
Blender, Z-Brush
MS Excel
Manga Studio
Sony Acid, Soundforge, Sony Vegas
Native Instruments Massive

Maya, Unreal, Unity3D
After Effects, Premiere, Flash
MS Project, MS Access
Dreamweaver, Fireworks
HTML, CSS, Javascript, JQuery, Wordpress, Tumblr





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