Resume

Experience

Nov 2020 - present

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

D2L (previously Bayfield Design)

151 Charles St W Suite 400

Kitchener, ON

Working remotely and effectively as part of a team to illustrate asset creation and branding of multimedia assets for a variety of clients. Primarily focusing on online education experiences for Ontario and Canadian schools, content was designed to meet AA accessibility standards.

An effective and collaborative team member communicating openly to meet timelines, fulfill project requirements and take initiative to bring up new ideas, solve problems, and address issues for improvement.

2012 - July 2020

ART DIRECTOR

Cineplex Digital Media

220 Dundas St

London, ON

Committed to the values of the company, I assisted at all levels of the department for the Tim Hortons client on menuboard and promotional material. I wore many hats as the lead Art Director on the account.

 

Responsible for overseeing production on print and digital media for all content to be strategically sound, on brand, and meeting client & corporate business objectives.

 

Worked with third party vendors, led photoshoots and collaborated with photographers, stylists, printers, and digital programmers for national updates across North America and Europe while remaining on budget and on time.

2008 - 2012

SR. GRAPHIC DESIGNER

AFS Aerial Photography

2100 Crumlin Sideroad

London, ON

Developed marketing materials for numerous internal clients including logos, brochures, business cards, promotional signage, etc.

Responsible for training new employees and documenting procedures for reference.

Various admin duties: ownership of customer issues and privacy, shipping/receiving, inventory & supplies

Education

May 2020

FRANKLIN COVEY

Writing Advantage

Online workshop

Course to educate on effective writing techniques for business communications of productivity and alignment.

Learn to incorporate the stages of Planning, Designing, Drafting, and Revising when developing important material, communications, and presentations.

April 2020

FRANKLIN COVEY

Understanding Bias

Online instructional webinar

"Bias is a natural part of the human condition - of how the brain works. And it affects how we make decisions, engage with others, and respond to various situations and circumstances, often limiting potential.

There is nothing more fundamental to performance than how we see and treat each other as human beings."

Key Learnings:

- Identify Bias

- Cultivate Connection

- Choose Courage

2005-2008

FANSHAWE COLLEGE

Graphic Design Diploma

1001 Fanshawe College Boulevard

London, ON

A highly reputable college in South Western Ontario, it's Graphic Design program taught me the design principles that have carried me through my entire career:

- Design theory & principles

- Communications foundations

- Photography

- Illustration & Iconography

- Typography

- Web design

Skills at a glance

Professionalism 

Self-Starting Multi-Tasker

Detail Oriented

Teamwork & Collaboration

Quality Control

Languages

English (native)

French (proficient)