Commercial + Live + Broadcast Storytelling
BIO Jared is an award-winning artistic and creative director with 20-years of experience developing, implementing and directing his creative concepts.
He was responsible for developing the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic brand and instrumental in helping define a visual template for Salt Lake 2002. He has developed a deep knowledge of broadcast and understands how to design for the camera as well as a live audience. He immerses himself in the cultures of the countries where he works and strives to find fresh perspectives of culturally founded ideas. Jared understands how to develop the brand and story of a nation and package it for a worldwide audience.
During the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, Jared was responsible for many of the creative components developed for including the production design for both LiveCity Vancouver Olympic Live sites as well as the live show and video components of the nightly show. Jared served as the associate creative director for the Guadalajara 2011 Pan and Parapan American Games Ceremonies, shaping the Ceremonies on-field and show-directing visual components of the broadcast. Jared was the show director of the 150th Anniversary Celebration of Cinco de Mayo in Puebla, Mexico, broadcast to more than 300 million people worldwide.
Jared also served as creative director for the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games Closing Ceremony and Parapan American Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies. Additionally, Jared was the creative director for the Rose Parade Opening and Closing shows 2014 & 2015, UAE's 44th National Day, Copa America's 2016 Centennial Celebration, and SeaWorld's Orca Encounter in 2017. He also served as a creative director for the Clinton Global Initiative for several years, creating the presentations given by celebrity and political leaders of the world.