I'll be the first to admit it. At first glance it was a shitty project, but that's where I tend to shine. We took an assignment that no one at the agency wanted, and turned it into an Ode to the Commode. Working with famed director Aaron Rose, we made the porcelain shine, and created the most succesful toilet cleaner campaign in Clorox history.
This campaign to promote McDonald's partnership with the 2012 Olympic Games is pure gold in my book.
Working on Tabasco Sauce remains one of the highlights of my career, including a trip to Avery Island, Louisiana to consult with Mr. Paul McIlhenny himself.
Let's Motor, eh? Mini is the most fun you can have on the road, and as a creative. Oh, and we stuck a Mini on top of a lampost and people went bananas on Instagram. That's always fun.
A project for a local dog groomer in Dallas ended up making the shortlist in Cannes, France. Go figure.
LCN DOOR CLOSERS
A business to business campaign for door closers may sound like a boring project, but when you infuse humanity, humor, and a passion for creating the world’s best door hardware, you end up with national recognition in the Communication Arts Advertising Annual. Now that’s slammin’.
Frost Bank has helped Texans manage their finances for more than 150 years. These are some of the first ads I created in the business, and still some of my favorites.
Anytime you flood the streets of a major US market with a catchy headline campaign, you're doing alright.
Believe it or not, this was a real television commercial created and run for Bennigan's Restaurant (RIP). While it didn't save their business, it did make franchisees stand and cheer when we screened it at the annual meeting.
My first foray into animation was for disinfecting wipes. So glam.
Not only did I get to work with Aaron Ruell of Napoleon Dynamite fame for this campaign for Radio Shack, but the voiceover is none other than Ludacris. So right.
We traveled all the way to New Zealand to capture some of the most beautiful water features on earth for this eye candy campaign for Brita.
My first commercial featured talking eyeballs. Odd? Yes. Effective? Three Gold Effies say absolutely.