Currently Maxx is the Lighting Engineer for Advanced Systems Group at Google, handling the lighting in ten event spaces.
Maxx has been the resident lighting designer at San Francisco's Custom Made Theatre Co. since 2012, working on almost every show the company has produced in that time. In his time with Custom Made he has designed lighting for 30 shows, including two new works with subsequent off-Broadway premieres. He has had the opportunity to work with the company as production manager and director of production.
Maxx is one of the founding members of FaultLine Theater, the bay area's premiere producer of new plays. Maxx has lead the production of more than 25 world premiere plays and musicals. Since 2013, he has run the company as Managing Director. www.faultlinetheater.com
Outside of these two key organizations, Maxx has had the privilege to work with many companies in the bay area including 42nd St. Moon, Dark Porch Theater, Musical Theatreworks, ACT's MFA program, Indra's Net, New Conservatory Theater, Multi-Ethnic Theater, Pear Ave. Theater, Northside Theater, Pacific Coast Rep, Porchlight Theater, Ross Valley Players, Waterfront Conservatory, Children's Musical Theater of San Jose, Ohana Arts, and more.
In dance, Maxx has toured with Oakland Ballet Company, designed for Catherine Liu & Dancers, and will be touring to Berlin with Tim Rubel Human Shakes later this year.
Offstage Maxx has designed hundreds of weddings, events, galas, and corporate events with some of the most notable event producers in the bay area, including Cole Drake Events, Christina Milikin, Bloomster's, Simone Lennon, and many more. He has designed and produced events for brands including Google, Cisco-Meraki, Okta, Github and more. In 2015 Maxx originated the CloudFlare Internet Summit with McClain Events and has been designing and producing it since.
Maxx has won multiple awards from the SF Bay Area Critics Circle for his lighting and video design as well as many more nominations from the SFBATCC and from Theater Bay Area.