Work

Creative Campaigns

Providing oversight and direction for the creative process on 150+ content campaigns, working with stakeholders on ideation and titling, leading and managing art directors, designers, illustrators, and photographers; developing compelling deliverables ranging from keynote presentations, printed pieces, social media graphics, and marketing collateral. 

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Utilizing the girl's silhouette and mountain range to showcase vitality and imagination, capturing the integration between the spirit, soul, and body.

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Our Sr. Leadership wanted a fresh take on a classic story, so we pushed the color tonality and mixed overlays, and added a quirkier character set.

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All photos, handwriting, and sketching was in-house; showing the importance of solitude and difficult seasons. This is one of my favorites.

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Our AD had the brilliant idea to represent the "human" element with her thumbprint while still finding the elegance of Advent.

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Beautifully illustrated by our AD; wanting to capture the simplicity and timelessness of the Easter story.  

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Full-range campaign with thousands of physical "invitations" focused on taking tangible next steps; elegant design with a personal touch.

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Our first series following Covid and all gatherings and events going online; leaning into "shapes" and vibrancy.

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After scouring hundreds of photos, our team landed on three that showcase different seasons while aligning the overall color hues.

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After five weeks of drafting designs that were too dark in mood, our team loved the "hope" and "light" found in this beautiful design.

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This was a beautiful art piece we printed and gave to each congregant; arranged and photographed in-house; flowers from Trader Joe's!

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An exciting way to showcase the nine "fruit" characteristics; one fun deliverable we generated were stickers—the kids, especially, loved them.

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Searching for warmth amidst a cold winter, our desire was to create a familiar experience centered on being together.

Bethany 2020 Rebrand

Bethany is a 106 year-old church with 2,500 congregants spread across six campuses in the Greater Seattle area, and an online platform that reaches 60 countries worldwide.

I led Bethany's 2020 rebranding initiative, developing and implementing processes and best practices; copywriting for branding publication, and worked with our designers on art direction. I oversaw the socialization process for our 70-person staff, including presenting to our staff and key stakeholders. 

Keynote Presentation: "Why Are We So Distracted?"

I was asked to speak at a special service for Bethany Community Church. I researched, structured, wrote, and delivered talk about the importance of building habits to help with focus. I also designed the slide deck.

I love public speaking, and I was honored to be the award winner of three WA District 2 Toastmasters International Contests for Humorous and Inspirational Speeches, 2013-2014.

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty: Urban Impact

Urban Impact, a partner of Bethany Community Church, desired a promotional video focused on real-life stories.I worked with a videographer to film and edit; I produced, co-wrote, and co-directed.

Launch Video: Camp Woodrich Story

Camp Woodrich is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that serves families with children with special needs. My wife, Ali, and I launched Camp Woodrich in August of 2020. For the launch video: I co-wrote the script, and we worked with a videographer to film and edit, while I provided art direction.

I co-lead all fundraising initiatives raising over $125K thus far, and I oversee the Board of Directors.

Creative Direction, Camp Woodrich

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Creative direction and brand management; designing marketing campaigns; writing web copy, managing social media platforms, and developing and managing website.

The Merger: Quest Church & Interbay Covenant

Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the merger of Quest Church and Interbay Covenant Church. Producer, director, writer, audio recording (voice narration), and editor (using Adobe Premiere). I worked with a videographer to film this project.

PORTRAIT: Stories of Transformation

Bethany Community Church did a six-week video series focusing on stories of transformation from people within our community. I produced, directed, and provided art direction; I worked with a videographer to film and edit.

Wild Faith: The Story of Bethany North

In celebration of the 10th Anniversary for the Bethany North campus, we wanted a video to highlight the 106-year history of Bethany Community Church, including the last 10 years since North was launched. I wrote the script and produced this project, and worked with a videographer to film and edit.

Other interests: Songwriting, Recording, & Performing

I've played in bands for 25 years, and toured professionally for three years, performing in 35 states with bands like Cake, Anberlin, Sleeping at Last, and Paramore.


I've written and recorded several albums, and I currently sing and play guitar/piano in the Seattle-based band Verlaine.  We have three full-lengths and an EP available on all streaming platforms, including Apple Music.

This music video above is from our first album The Open Sea.

Tigerlily is a track off our Verlaine's second album Don't Wake Them From Their Sleep.

Restless Winter is off of Verlaine's At Fault EP released in 2022.