A Chicago native & Brooklyn creative with a decade of experience creating for institutional, digital and public platforms.
Launching his artistry with self-taught forays into audio and visual production has yielded a career spanning schools, staffs, studios and stages. As a professional, he's enhanced global initiatives for legacy brands such as Macy's & Time and led new talent. As a partner in creative agency, GSC.NYC, he’s developed brands and produced media for institutions and corporations. As a musician he’s released 8 albums garnering radio play in 11 countries, TV syncs and performances at the SXSW, CMJ and ESSENCE festivals.
Dave is passionate about efficiency, equity and empowerment.
I provide Graphic Design, Email Programming, Web Development, Digital Products, Data Reporting and Tech Writing for ESSENCE Magazine's Live Events and Experiences team. I co-created the 2018 iteration of the ESSENCE Festival identity and lead design on the website, contributing to record sales & impressions.
I designed uniforms for the American Basketball Association's newest franchise.
I improved size charts and briefs, yielding a 100% increase in production as Production Designer. I was promoted to Sitewide Designer, where I designed for daily marketing initiatives, such as website refreshes, emails and direct mails. Contributed to a 61% Year over Year sales increase as part of the Mobile First team.
We created the brand identity for Brooklyn co-working space, Electropositive.
I created a music production workshop, marketing campaign and supplemental media with Okayplayer Artist to Watch Norvis Junior, which we exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art and Allied Media Conference.