Having roots in Japan, Osamu holds BFA in Communication Design from College of Visual Arts, St. Paul, Minnesota. Graduated in 2004.
His exposure in a variety of agencies allows him to have extensive global brand experience and a wide variety of design disciplines, including advertising (both online and offline), packaging, brand identity, illustration, retail design, etc.
He started his career as a designer at Fallon (2004-2007) Minneapolis and moved to San Francisco. After working for Goodby Silverstein & Partners (2007-2009) as an Art director/Designer, he works as a Senior Designer at AKQA (2009 - current).
In his free time he enjoys hanging out with his daughter and eating delicious homestyle Japanese dishes his wife makes.