Extensive experience in new product development, licensed product creation, art and design direction, people management and strategic planning in publishing, toy, giftware, and social expressions markets. Outstanding skills in leadership, team building, creative problem-solving and communications.
• Creative department formation, management, training and development.
• Wide ranging licensing experience with properties like Disney, Coca-Cola, Warner Bros., Nickelodeon, Sesame Workshop, United Media, American Greetings.
• Excellent communication/relationships with all of the above.
• Experience in a wide range of 3-D substrates including injection molded plastics, poly-resins, die-cast metals, ceramics.
• Overseas experience working with Asian factories in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, and the Philippines.