A cover is as important to your book as a poster is to the movie it advertises. And in many ways, the two are the same because that may be the only “advertising” a customer ever sees. That’s why working with a designer like me makes sense. After working in Hollywood for over 20 years, I know how to translate a marketing strategy into a tangible, finished piece of artwork that gets noticed.
I’m a seasoned design professional with extensive experience in branding, advertising, corporate communications, and creative package design. I was responsible for the look of many classic films including “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom,” and the VHS/DVD rebranding of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” “Planet of the Apes,” and “Citizen Kane 35th Anniversary Edition.”
I started my career at Rolling Stone magazine then, moved in many directions. At Columbia Records I developed the “Egyptian” album art for Earth Wind & Fire. I created iconic ads for Levis when I was at Foote Cone & Belding/Honig, and as Art Director of Paper Moon I designed highly successful lines of airbrush illustration greeting cards. In 2005, I opened my own agency in Los Angeles, and worked with the home entertainment divisions of all the major motion picture studios. My corporate clients included THX, Eldon/Rubbermaid Office Products, Infinity Audio, JBL Professional Speakers, Sheshunoff Banking Services, First Interstate Bank, and PacifiCare.
If I can successfully work with these corporate clients, not to mention high-strung Hollywood types, you and I should make a dream team to get your project done.