Jason Toner
Art Direction, Kimberley British Columbia Canada
 
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Contact details
Tel: 250 417-9969
Brief Summary
A graphic designer with 15 years experience (1997-2012).

Seasoned creative and strategic thinker. 

Working musician, published poet, author.
Clients
Scott Paper, Thompson Media, Bell, AT&T Canada, Reds Wine Bar, Aperture Music, Red Door Brands (Design Disrtict Urban Tavern, The Rhino), College of the Rockies, Mountain Spirit Resort, Cranbrook and District Chamber of Commerce, Kootenay Raft Co. Ktunaxa Nation Council, Aboriginal Tourism BC. Green Dimensions Consulting. Hu Man Group Consulting.
Professional Experience
Jason M. Toner • jtoner@creativetypebc.com

OBJECTIVE
Closing the divide between creative expression and commerce

EXPERIENCE
2006-present
Creative Type Brand Communication, Calgary AB/Invermere/Kimberley, B.C.
Principal Consultant
• Art Direction • Branding Consultation • Creative Concepts
• Project Management • Graphic Design • Supply Brokering
 
2008-2012
College of the Rockies, Cranbrook, B.C.
Graphic Design and Marketing Technician
• Graphic Design • Ad Booking • Creative Team Leadership
• Project Management • Media/Process Consultation • Creative Concepts

2005-2007
Copper Point Golf Club, Windermere, B.C.
Front of House Manager/Bartender
• Customer Service • Stocking Bar/Restaurant • Mixing/Serving Drinks
• Resolving Complaints • General Consultation • Closing Duties

2005-2007
Mountain Resort Restaurants (Wildfire), Panorama, B.C.
Waiter
• Dining Service • Cleaning/Appearance • Mixing/Serving Drinks

2001-2004
Alavator Corp., Toronto, Ontario
Senior Graphic Designer/Owner
• Art Direction • Account Administration • Creative Concepts
• Project Management • Graphic Design • Contract Labour Management

2001-2004
Aperture Music, Toronto, Ontario
Project Manager/Designer/Partner
• Brand Development • Managed Recording Project • Budgeting
• Tour Booking • Public Relations • Band Management (Tallman)

1999-2001
Naked Creative Consultancy, Toronto, Ontario
Senior Graphic Designer
• Graphic Design • Project Management • Packaging Design
• Team Leadership • Production and Layout • Website Design Direction

1998-1999
Roboshop Ltd., Toronto, Ontario
Senior Graphic Designer
• Graphic Design • Client Service • Production and Layout
• Project Management • PrePress/Film Output

1997-1998
J Walter Thompson, Toronto, Ontario
Graphic Designer/Production Artist
• Graphic Design • Presentation Mock-up • Production and Layout
• File Server Maintenance • Film Proofing


SKILLS 
• Mac OSX/ Windows NT • Concept Development • Budgeting
• Photoshop 3.0-CS5. • Team Leadership • Microsoft Office
• Illustrator 5-CS5 • Project Management • Pre-press
• Adobe Indesign CS5 • Workflow Development • Production Standards
• Final Cut/videoediting • Problem Solving • Account Administration
• Music Direction • Critical Thinking • Client Service


EDUCATION
1994-1997
George Brown College, Toronto, Ontario
Advertising/Graphic Design Diploma (3-year)
• Graduated with honours from Graphic Design/Advertising Program

1995
Bartending School of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
Bartending Certificate
• Graduated with Smartserve Certificate

1989-1994
Forest Heights Collegiate Institute, Kitchener, Ontario
High School Diploma (O.A.C. Advanced)
• Honours Mathematics and Visual Arts 
Awards and Recognition
Like any honourable fireman would do, I once rescued a brand that was stranded in a tree. ~ True Story.
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