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I sing for my supper… and breakfast.

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Strengths
⊕ creative, design, production, typography, brand application, pre-press
 speed, accuracy, efficiency, troubleshooting, mock-ups
 organization – mechanicals, servers, studio
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very comfortable working en français
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internationally awarded
 project management
⊕ frequently requested for multi-piece, multi-page jobs

arriving for short contracts and leaving years later
⊕ dreamer – believer – photographer – traveller – plays well with others

Apps
indesign, illustrator, photoshop, acrobat, wordpress, quark, powerpoint, word, excel
continually upgrading tech skills, currently attempting to master Premiere

Giving back
⊕ UNV.org online volunteer
Providing graphic design services to a worldwide community of UN affiliated organizations. Focus on the environment, gender inequality and childrens rights/safety/literacy

Objective
To be more than your average studio artist

BMO Bank of Montreal  
In-bank collateral — account opening applications, brand application, rebranding, wealth reports, powerpoint presentations, training manuals, brochures, posters, plexi stands, billboards, display screens, toolkits, ads, credit card apps / BRE. All pieces bilingual.

smartsimple  
Corporate product brochure, sell sheets, client stories

Egencia Canada  
Collateral, powerpoint presentations for Meetings + Incentives sales team

RSA Insurance Canada  
Print + web collateral — brand application, brochures, posters, toolkits, tradeshow booths + collateral, corporate event visitor experience, logos, signage, ad/info cubes + dielines, pocket folders, email blasts, email signatures, banners, proposals, powerpoint presentations. Most pieces bilingual.

TAXI2 Advertising 
Brand application – in-market collateral, billboards, out of home, pos, pop, corporate brochures, packaging, newsprint/magazine

Creative Network  
BMO Bank of Montreal, Mosaik Mastercard, RSA Insurance, Best Doctors Canada, B2B Trust, Shred-it Document Destruction, Securit Records Management, Unisource Paper
Delivering all files to specs + regulations — mechanical, print, government, postage. All pieces bilingual.

Mackenzie Financial 
Quarterly financial reports for 45 funds. All pieces bilingual.

Echo Advertising  
Starbucks, Canadian Opera Company
Brand application – in-store collateral, out of home, brochures, newsprint/magazine ads, vehicles, banners, t-shirts. All pieces bilingual.

AIR MILES – The Loyalty Group
Quarterly Mega Miles promotion: 10 regional coupon booklets: 120+ coupons, pos, pop, display, ooh, print/mag ads; direct mail campaigns; lettershop. All pieces bilingual

LA Ads Inc  
Real estate marketing for new and existing condo developments
Branding + application, floorplans, ads, saleskits, posters, wayfinding signage

Cameron Douglas + Associates 
Annual reports 
Real estate marketing for new and existing commercial developments
Branding + application, floorplans, ads, saleskits, posters, wayfinding signage

Howard Integrated Marketing 
Becton Dickinson (Tensor/Ace Bandages), GlaxoSmithKlein 

Pharmaceutical packaging, product infosheets and monographs.
Blueskin Waterproofing Membrane – Packaging, data sheets
All pieces bilingual (Canada English/French, US English/Spanish)

Brunico Communications  
‘boards, realScreen, kidScreen, strategy + playback
Design, layout + production for international + Canadian trade publications. Processing + troubleshooting internationally submitted artwork for publication. Branding + application, visitor experience for magazine-led events and conferences (kidScreen + realScreen summits) signage, invites, ads, delegate binders. 

BMG Music Canada  
Artist identity
jacksoul, christina aguilera, love inc., p!nk, treble charger
cd art, in-store set-ups, tour programmes, t-shirts, schedules, laminates, contest promos, postcards, stickers, skateboards, posters/banners, pins; sourcing promo items

Columbia House Canada  
Direct Mail
CD art, monthly brochures, order forms, letters, promos
All pieces bilingual.

Horizon Studios/Commix Communications  
Bayer, Lever Ponds, Ferrero Rocher
print: sell sheets, new product launch, packaging, in-store display units, pop, info booklets. All pieces bilingual.
cd: Flintstones Good Food Game, Myoflex CME
web: kindersurprise.com

Awards
2014
Stevie® International Business  Awards – Marketing

RSA Canada
gold  Campaign of the Year – Insurance category – Sizzle Into Summer
silver  Campaign of the Year – Corporate Reputation/Professional Services category
bronze  Marketing Team of the Year

2013
Stevie® International Business  Awards – Marketing
RSA Canada
gold  Marketing Department of the Year
gold  Campaign of the Year – Financial Services & Insurance – Get Your Motor Running
silver  Campaign of the Year – B2B Get Your Motor Running
bronze  New Product or Service Intro of the Year – We’re Big On Brand
bronze  Small Budget Campaign of the Year (<$3 million / €5 million) – Get Your Motor Running

2012
Summit International Creative Award
RSA Canada
silver  Specialty Item – Broker Gift – Commercial Insurance launch

Insurance Marketing + Communications Association (IMCA) Awards
RSA Canada
Sammy Award  Best in Show  – We’re Big On Brand

2004
Film Festival Avec Twist Montreal

Marchlight Films
Best Opening Credits  Seed of a Thought 

Education
Humber College North Campus
Digital Graphic Design

York University, Glendon College
French studies

Notables
⊕ Standard First Aid Level C with CPR + AED Certification  St John Ambulance

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