Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd. Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Canada Carlou Entertainment Toronto Plast Malanka (Toronto Ukrainian New Year's Eve) 2011 Yours In Theatre Co. + a wide array of individuals and small businesses
Highly motivated and versatile graphic designer with special interest in branding, editorial design, typography and photography. Friendly, outgoing and energetic individual with highly developed self-management skills. Offering high quality design solutions which further business goals and brand image.
2007 to 2012 Freelance Graphic Designer
Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd. • Design of national B2B e-mail marketing campaigns and in-house promotions • Updating existing brochures and design of brochures for use in Canada, including French layouts • Prepare print ready files and various alterations, while maintaining strict deadlines • Adhere to International corporate branding guidelines
Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Canada • Designed customer facing retail coupons for the Thrifty Car Rental brand • Design of internal presentations and campaigns • Design of Customer Appreciation Days collateral for the Toronto Airport
Carlou Entertainment • Design of family board game including packaging and game play concept – “Stumbling Blocks”
Toronto Plast Malanka (Toronto Ukrainian New Year's Eve) 2011 • Event branding/design including logo and accompanying stationary, invitations, promotional posters, menus and event signage
What If This Dream Is All We Have? • Designed promotional posters, DVD packaging, and social media content for this Canadian band
Yours In Theatre • Created brand identity and logo for non-profit theatre group based in Barrie, Ontario
Parsons Paris School of Art + Design • Worked with other graphic designers, photographers and writers to produce Parsons Paris School of Art + Design 2011 Compendium. Designed the cover and select spreads
September 2008 to October 2011 One Hour Empire Magazine Photographer and Graphic Designer
• Designed the magazine’s stationary, business cards, forms and advertisements • Designed invitations and posters for magazine fundraiser at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art. Created a video installation for the event • Completed photo assignments to complement various articles • Design of select spreads in Issue Two: Space and Place
September 2009 to September 2010 CADIMUM (OCAD Student Newspaper) Graphic Designer
• Designed newspapers layout • Located and curated the newspapers content in collaboration with the editor and other team members
September 2010 to January 2011 Party Impressions Inc. Event Photographer • Event photography; set-up and usage of professional photography equipment • On-site photo editing and printing • Customization of event t-shirts/clothing using vinyl and iron presses • Greeter and event planning execution as required to ensure event success
2012 OCAD University Bachelor of Design; concentration in Graphic Design
2011 Parsons Paris School of Art + Design Study Abroad Program; Paris, France
2008 Abbey Park High School OSSD, Graduated with Honours
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign Experience using CMS (ie. Wordpress) Experience using social media platforms Basic HTML and CSS capabilities Microsoft Office
RGD Ontario – Student Member *Currently in process of becoming Provisional Member since graduation from OCAD University.
Dribbble – Pro Member *Dribbble is a by-invitation-only online community of designers and illustrators.
2010 Winner of CBC’s “Love, Hate and Propaganda” Poster Contest. Poster design was featured online, within the mini series Love, Hate and Propaganda, and within Hana’s Suitcase gallery showing in Toronto.
2009/2010 Tulsa Community Foundation, Road Scholar. Academic Scholarship