Ed’s roots come from the Entertainment industry. He was heavily recruited from the prestigious Art Center College of Design by Walt Disney Feature Animation. During the span of his career he has excelled as a Film Animator and a Creative Director in the world of Consumer Products, Licensed Promotions, Publishing, and Property Branding.
As lead creative at Disney Consumer Products, Ed oversaw creative direction and managed the licensing creative process for several of the largest properties in the world. Ed and his team worked with over 300 licensee’s in the development and the maintaining of great products. He was instrumental in developing over 6 billion dollars in revenue for properties such as Disney’s POOH, Toy Story, and 101 Dalmatian’s.
Ed’s role as Senior Creative Director of Art at Cartoon Network was an exciting and creative period. Utilizing his years of experience, Ed developed an overall vision of branding and creative application. Achieving the business goal at hand, Ed always pushed the envelope creatively. Understanding the targeted demographic and creatively speaking to them describes Ed’s work and approach to each and every project.
Ed has directed and managed multiple creative properties with international partners utilizing in-house personnel and freelance support on both US coasts simultaneously.
Ed seeks a permanent job but is also available for freelance opportunities. Contact Hire Profile at 404.806.2285 to schedule an interview.