I am a Creative Director for kids content. From animation to live-action to interactive games, I've specialized in bringing characters to life, crafting heartfelt stories, and creating engaging worlds that captivate families.

With 13 years of experience in the industry, my broad range of abilities help me create content that brings a positive impact to the lives of young viewers everywhere.

Animation Director

Animation is my passion. Whether its 2D or 3D, I love the storytelling possibilities that are possible in animation. Animated series I directed can be seen on Paramount+, Nick Jr, Noggin, YouTube and beyond.

CG Supervisor

Creatively solving problems is what I do. I have lead teams across multiple simultaneous productions of TV spots, animated series, and interactive games. I'm always looking to push creative boundaries and bring artistic visions to life with technical excellence.

Executive Producer

Creator, Executive Producer, and Director on What's the Word animated series for Noggin starring Darryl "DMC" McDaniels. Academic testing results showed that children who watched the What's the Word were not only highly engaged but were able to understand and retain an understanding of vocabulary words that were very advanced for ages 3-5.

Manager of Creative Teams

People manager with experience building a diverse team of artists across many different disciplines. Known for fostering a dynamic environment to empower talent and drive success on projects while nurturing individual growth.

Professional Experience

Senior Director Animation Production


Dec 2021 - Present

  • Head of 3D, supervising animation production across all Noggin original series and interactive games
  • People manager leading a team of artists and technical directors responsible for look development, modeling, rigging, surfacing, lighting, compositing, and tool development
  • Coordinated recruiting, staffing, budgeting, and scheduling across multiple simultaneous productions
  • Managed production pipeline and partnered with Production Technologies for strategic planning of future hardware, software and renderfarm needs
  • Developed facial performance capture systems in Unreal Engine for rapid animation production at scale using Nick Jr. characters
  • Managed partnerships with domestic and overseas outsource vendors

Senior Animator


Apr 2019 - 2020

  • Creator and Executive Producer on “What’s the Word” 15 episode original series on Noggin
  • Animation Supervisor on multiple Noggin original series. Mentored, assigned shots, and reviewed work of junior animators
  • Collaborated with Art Director and Animation Directors to lead teams developing on-air graphics packages

Senior Animation Director


Dec 2014 - Apr 2019

  • Produced and Directed TV spots, animated shorts, music videos, and product visualizations for Imaginext, Little People, Laugh & Learn, Power Wheels, BeatBo, and Rescue Heroes preschool kids brands
  • Created augmented reality and virtual reality experiences in Unity for live events and product marketing
  • Developed and deployed material library pipeline tools in Python to problem solve consistency issues and increase productivity of product visualization teams across New York, LA, and China offices

Lead Animator


Jun 2011 - Oct 2014

  • Developed and wrote animation style guide for Little People music video series with 3.8 million views on YouTube
  • Character Animator and Technical Director on “Hassle with the Castle” animated short with 5 million views on YouTube


Bachelors of Fine Art in Animation

Savannah College of Art and Design

May 2010 - Magna Cum Laude



Maya, Mudbox, ZBrush, MatchMover, VRay, Arnold, Redshift, Nuke, Ornatrix, Yeti


Substance, After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator


Unreal Engine, Unity


Python, MEL


Deadline, Alienbrain, Qube


Kids & Family Emmy® Nominee - Outstanding Interactive Media 2023

Snacks with Spats

Kidscreen Award Nominee - Best Alternative Game 2023

On the Job: Astronaut

Webby Award Nominee - Food & Drink (Series & Channels) 2023

School of YUM

Webby Honorable Mention - Family, Kids & Education Games 2023

The Noggins ABC/123

Webby Honorable Mention - Animation 2023

Yoga Friends

Imagination, One Frame at a Time

With over a decade of experience in the animation industry, I have brought beloved characters to life and created mesmerizing new worlds. Ready to collaborate on your next project? Drop me an email to discuss how I can bring your vision to audiences everywhere.