Cassandra Wesenhagen
Graphic Design, Toronto Ontario Canada
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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
Professional Experience
Cassandra Wesenhagen
Toronto, Ontario
[email protected]

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.

Work Experience

2007 to 2012 
Freelance Graphic Designer

Selected assignments:

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

Technical Proficiency

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.


Available upon request.


Thank You!

Awards and Recognition
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.

Tulsa Community Foundation, Road Scholar. Academic Scholarship 

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