Richard worked for 10 years as a magazine art director in New York City where one of his duties included assigning illustrations. Curious to see what life was like as an illustrator himself, he launched his own freelance career and has now incorporated his style into motion graphics.

Currently he lives in San Francisco where he also paints and makes short videos.

Clients include: Adweek, American Lawyer, Body+Soul, Bon Marché Inc., Tom Bonauro, The Boston Globe,
CIO, Condé Nast Traveler, Cost Plus World Market, Foote Cone & Belding, The Grammy Awards, Healthy Kids, Infoworld, Informix, The Los Angeles Times, Macy's, MacWorld, McCall's, McGraw-Hill, Newsweek,
The New York Times, Ogilvy+Mather, Todd Oldham Studio, Parents, Parenting, PBS, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Magazine, Popular Science, Runner's World, San Francisco Chronicle, Simon & Schuster, Town & Country, The Washington Post, ZDF-Arte.

His work has been showcased in numerous publications including Print magazine, "Graphic Wit" (Stephen Heller, 1991) and "Becoming a Digital Designer" (Stephen Heller + David Womack, 2007).

He has received awards from the Society of Publication Designers and the Art Director's Club for his work at Town & Country magazine.