Eddie’s strength as a Executive Creative Director is in targeted marketing, multi-channel brand identity, guiding design aesthetic and building and mentoring creative teams. For twenty years he has led an in-house creative design teams to create content that helps international organizations like The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, UN Foundation, PATH, Earth Networks, Make-A-Wish, HalfTheSkyMovement.org to achieve their objectives and consumer brands like Volvo, Target, Safeway, T-Mobile, Bing, Xbox, Warner Brothers, Twentieth Century Fox, and Microsoft make memorable connections with their customers.
Most recently, Eddie has built his reputation on his ability to specialize in building committed teams within a matrix organization that are driven by a strong spirit of creative collaboration. His work building talented creative environments has gained global recognition by winning Gold and Silver Awards at the 2015 Cannes Lions Advertising Festival + 28 Design and Creative Awards in multiple categories over the past twenty years. Last month he won a 2019 Gold Shorty Award for Samsung’s global “Gear for Life” campaign.
The bedrock of Eddie’s career experience continues to be his early accomplishments in Music and Film. He started his career as an assistant with Martin Scorsese. Eddie graduated from NYU Film School and went on to win four MTV Awards and have his directorial film debut at with Sundance Film Festival film favorite “AFTER.” His eight-year commitment to James Cameron’s Avatar resulted in “GAIA” a groundbreaking CGI collaboration technology that is now the industry standard.
Today, Eddie has served on numerous arts boards in Seattle and has a long-standing commitment to supporting the arts and accessibility programming in Seattle.