I grew up quick and I grew up mean, my fists got hard and creativity became king. Life ain't easy for a boy named Rustie. From El Paso, to Austin, to Dallas, to San Francisco and beyond. Making things, making kids, making trouble is the life I love and the path I choose. I wouldn't change nuthin.


Kaster Brand (kasterbrand.com), 6/13 – present
Dockers, MasterClass, Sunski, Select Cannabis Industry Clients


Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners, Senior Writer 6/11 – 6/13
RadioShack, MINI, Columbia Sportswear, El Pollo Loco


DDB San Francisco, Senior Writer 6/07 – 6/11
Clorox Bleach, Clorox 2, Tilex, Glad, Liquid Plumr, Clorox Disinfecting Wipes, McDonald’s, ConAgra Foods – Chef Boyardee, Manwich, Marie Callender’s


Maiden Lane, San Francisco, Copywriter 11/06 – 6/07
SF Examiner, Del Monte, Fathead, Woodbridge Wines


DDB Dallas, Art Director/Copywriter 7/02 – 11/06
American Airlines, Bennigan’s, Essilor, Dean Foods, Ingersoll Rand,Tabasco, Texas Lottery


McGarrah Jessee, Austin, Art Director/Copywriter 6/99 – 7/02
Barton Creek Country Club, Frost Bank, garden.com, Victorinox Clothing, Taco Cabana, Carino’s Italian


University of Texas, Austin
Bachelor of Science in Advertising
Texas Creative Sequence, May 99


Communication Arts Advertising Annual
Cannes Shortlist
New York Festivals
Gold National Addys
Gold Effies