Chris has over 20 years of experience as a graphic designer in areas ranging from identity development and editorial design to digital media and packaging. After graduating with a BFA in Graphic Design from Philadelphia University (now Jefferson University) in the late '90s, he moved to New York during the 'dot-com bubble' to create websites for MTV before returning to school to earn an MFA in Design at the School of Visual Arts in 2005.
After working at both small studios and larger agencies, he began Coa Design to work on more diverse projects focused on entertainment, media, and nonprofits. Since then he has worked with clients as varied as The Wall Street Journal, CUNY, and the musician Moby.
He has taught graphic design and typography since 2007.