experience

3D Systems – Gentle Giant Studios

Director – Creative Services

Burbank, CA

October 2006 – Present

As part of the 3D Systems / Gentle Giant Studios team in Burbank, Adam works directly with clients spanning multiple industries in the creation of working prototypes, including action figures, toys and collectibles. Overseeing concept artwork, sculpting, molding/casting, painting, manufacturing and working directly with licensors to gain approvals are among his daily tasks.

Fwoosh LLC

Part Owner – Chief Brand Officer / Creative Director

January 2002 – Present

thefwoosh.com is home to action figure news, toy reviews and is one of the most popular website communities to discuss collecting and customizing action figures.

SOTA Toys

Van Nuys, CA

September 2005 – October 2006

Assisted with art direction throughout the prototyping process for various action figures and collectibles from multiple genres/licenses. Managing the creation of tooling and paint masters while communicating with overseas factories during manufacturing specifically in regards to quality control and shipping schedules. Created art and took photos for solicitations and packaging design.

Chameleon-USA

New York, NY

December 2003 – August 2005

Worked as an Art Director at a boutique NYC based advertising agency. Developed print ads, trade show booth and website designs for a wide range of clients across many diverse industries….. see http://www.chameleon-usa.com/ for more…

• CrossGen Comics

Oldsmar, FL

February 2003 – October 2003

Involved in the creation of an in-house toy prototyping division for a comic book publisher & entertainment company.

• FunHaus

Hoboken , NJ

June 2001 – February 2003

Began work in the mold shop for a prototyping studio, creating silicone molds and pouring/cleaning resin castings, and occasionally sculpting for clients that included: ToyBiz, McFarlane, Toys R Us,
homestarrunner.com, etc…