Director – Creative Services
October 2006 – Present
As part of the 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
July 2012 – February 2022
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.
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
February 2003 – October 2003
Involved in the creation of an in-house toy prototyping division for a comic book publisher & entertainment company.
• Fun Haus & Big Bang Toys
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…