A creative person with experience in Art direction, teaching and interactive/print design. Has worked with clients ranging from large corporations to non-profits. Loves delicious food and reams in infographics.
- Work skills: 1) Art direction; 2) Web/interactive design; 3) Illustration/print design; 4) Concept development; 5) Identify design; 6) Front-end development.
- Life skills: 1) Leadership; 2) Teamwork; 3) Problem solving; 4) Organizational skills.
- Education: 1) 1998-2001. Fine Arts at York University (BFA with Honours). majored in Visual Arts (painting, sculpture, printmaking and illustration). Studied Western and eastern Art History. Classes in Interactive Multimedia
(HTML, Director, Photoshop); 2) 2004-2005. Interactive multimedia at Humber College. Learned to design and develop websites. Classes on animation, digital video, audio and 3D. Understanding digital branding strategies. *Awarded
the President's Letter; 3) 2005. Introduction to book design at Ryerson University. Learned the principles of book design, structure and type. Taught to balance aesthetics with communication.
- Work experience: 1) Lead designer at Dimentians. Involvement in all design projects from the initial design meeting with the client to getting sign off on the final design. Projects ranging from web, print and interactive. Creating
brand identities for businesses, companies & non-profit organizations. As well as front end coding HTML & CSS, flash animation & video coding. Clients: Perrier, Mattel, Berlitz, Morguard, Rainbow Health Ontario, Hock and Roll Hall
of Fame; 2) Senior interactive designer at TPM communications. Information architecture, creating graphics & design templates for Toyota's Club Members web site re-design & concept development animation for online promotion.
Client: Toyota Canada; 3) Art director at Dimentians. Worked closely with clients to come up with the best creative concepts for their company/organization. Lead a team to see the successful completion of each project. Contributed
to improvements of company moral and process for Dimentians. Clients: Various non-profit organizations; 4) Instructor at Humber College. Instructor for the Multimedia Design & Production Technical program. Instructing students
on interface design, portfolio development & industry preparation. Contributed in the development of the Multimedia program expansion & marketing; 5) Freelance art director & designer. Concept development and design creation
for interactive & print. Working with teams consisting of designers, developers and project managers. Designed books, book covers (for print & for online ePublishing) & data visualization.
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