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For the past 10 years I've worked as a designer on some of the most popular web and mobile products for kids and families, such as Poptropica, Poptropica Worlds, Funbrain and FamilyEducation.

In that time I’ve created custom advertising experiences for clients like Disney, Universal, Paramount, Fox, LEGO, Nickel… Read More
For the past 10 years I've worked as a designer on some of the most popular web and mobile products for kids and families, such as Poptropica, Poptropica Worlds, Funbrain and FamilyEducation.

In that time I’ve created custom advertising experiences for clients like Disney, Universal, Paramount, Fox, LEGO, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Nintendo, Scholastic and more, which was the main income source for our businesses.

Most recently, I directed the audio production for the “Poptropica Worlds” web and mobile game, including collaborating with developers to build the game's audio system in the Unity3D engine. I sought out this role to fill a gap in our company as well as to bridge another personal passion of mine (music and audio) with my work, while also maintaining my duties on the visual design side.

I enjoy finding creative solutions to problems using my skills in graphic design, illustration, animation, interactive design, and audio/visual production in order to craft compelling stories and memorable experiences. l am at ease working in a fast paced, deadline driven environment and constantly juggling multiple projects simultaneously, as well as the Agile development method (and experience going from Waterfall to Agile).

I love collaborating with talented people and I’m very comfortable with both taking and giving direction. I've been responsible for direct engagement with clients and customers, managing traffic, negotiations, proposals and presentations, dealing with outside vendors and contractors, training new staff and approving artwork. I've directed the look, feel and sound of many projects seen by millions of people and built a high degree of trust with my superiors, colleagues and clients.

I thrive on the diversity of creative challenges and strive to constantly expand my skill set and learn new things. Read Less
"Kyle is the most well rounded and capable professional I have ever worked with. Kyle's abilities never stopped amazing me. Kyle is a very strong graphic designer, character designer, illustrator, animator, and sound editor. Every project's efforts showed a deep devotion and dedication to making it look, and feel … Read More
"Kyle is the most well rounded and capable professional I have ever worked with. Kyle's abilities never stopped amazing me. Kyle is a very strong graphic designer, character designer, illustrator, animator, and sound editor. Every project's efforts showed a deep devotion and dedication to making it look, and feel great. He has a polished quality that is applied to every task. His personality is optimistic and calm. I could rely on him to do incredible work and also knew that I would enjoy working with him on each project. I am more than happy to recommend him to any company to help them succeed."
-Jon Pitcher, Art Director at StoryArc Media


"For over ten years, Kyle and I worked closely together. He's a terrific artist and sound designer willing to roll up his sleeves and do whatever it takes to get the job done. You never have to worry about Kyle getting the job done and done with the absolute highest quality. He's amazing and I would highly recommend him to anyone looking to add a rock star to their team."
- Jeff Faulconer, Vice President, Product Management and Operations at StoryArc Media

"Some references are a true joy to write..this being one of them! Kyle is not only a friend to all on the team but his skills exceed most and he offers his knowledge and talent as a mentor to any who ask. He is a true "renaissance man", excelling in sound/music/SFX and art/illustration, neither talent is hindered by his ability in the other. His experience and creativity lift the project and those working on it. I look forward to working with him again..hopefully sooner than later."
- John Jensen, Designer/Animator/Illustrator at StoryArc Media

"Kyle and I collaborated on some of my favorite projects over the years at Family Education Network and StoryArc Media. Together, we made a mock website about monsters to promote a product called Cryptids Island; created screenshots for a fake text adventure game as an April Fool's Day joke; and under tremendous time pressure put together a deck for a new IP that excited everyone who saw it.
I found Kyle to be an ideal collaborator: brimming with great ideas, receptive to feedback, and always focused on making the best product possible. I only wish we'd been able to work together more! Maybe someday."
-Mitch Krpata, Writer and Digital Product Owner, StoryArc Media

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