Creative leadership through design, strategy brand growth, and digital media.

About

I am a design centric advertising director with a passion for creative leadership through visual design, strategy brand growth, and digital media. My love for people, graphics, art, and cooking drives inspiration in my life. I always looking for new opportunities to solve and challenge through the lens of design in the creative space, expanding our collective thinking and motivate change in the world, leaving it better than before.

thinkagm[at]gmail.com

I was born and raised in Providence, Rhode Island. Receiving my BFA from Parsons The New School for Design in New York City and also studying at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London, I was also the recipient of the Type Director’s Club Scholarship and was named a Henry Wolfe Scholar.

My career began interning with various magazines throughout the city, graduating into working for companies such as Roadrunner Records, Cubanica Design Studio, Zoo York, SPIN Magazine, to VICE Media and their internal global ad agency Virtue Worldwide where he worked on creative development with top brands such as Nike, Intel, Vodafone, Warner Brothers, Heineken, Ford and more. He was the Creative Services Manager for DIESEL, USA in 2012 , Design Director at M BOOTH.

I am currently the Design Director at VICE Media.

I also founded and runs Ballast Projects, a new independent curatorial initiative. The focus of this platform is to curate and exhibit emerging artists that are currently redefining contemporary art and painting. Ballast Projects offers an art advisory service for private clients and companies in need of art consultation and private curation.