About

Profile

• Proficient in all aspects of design including print, web, illustration, digital video and sound
• Key ability to adapt to any environment and an eagerness to learn new skills
• Extensive print design skills in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Applications,
• Extensive web and design skills in various Blogging Platforms and Social Media
• App creation and design

Qualifications

Technical skills:
Operating Systems: Macintosh OSX and PC platforms
Software proficiency: Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Microsoft Applications, Word, Powerpoint
Web Design: WordPress, Blogger, HTML, Dreamweaver
Social Media: Tumblr, Twitter
llustration skills: Sequential art, animation, comic illustration, acrylics, airbrush, digital sketches and inks
Digital Video skills: App creation, iDVD, iMovie, GarageBand, QuickTime, ShockWave Flash, digital photography

Professional Experience

Visual Designer
Ontario Public Service, St. Catharines, Ontario
Feb 2018- Present

  • Complex technical and conceptual drawings including signage, routes, maps, graphs, charts, infographics and presentation-related artwork

Creative and Conceptual Graphic Artist
Henry Schein Canada, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Feb 2011- Feb 2018

  • Creating Advertising Concept
  • Marketing and Design ideas / layouts for Dental, Medical and Laboratory markets
  • Design execution and production of monthly direct mail campaigns and catalogues
  • Quality control of all digital files, outputs and final proofs

Creative and Conceptual Designer
The Standard, Sun Media Niagara Division: St,Catharines, Ontario
Sept 2005- Feb 2011

  • Marketing and Design ideas, layouts for multi-national chain retailers
  • Design style templates including colour scheme, design and illustration for production team
  • Create graphics for local advertising
  • Design article layouts and templates for news media.

Graphic Designer
Luxart Communications, Pointe Claire
April 1997-Aug 2005

  • Create graphics for publications, layouts, logos, sketches
  • Design layouts for publications including covers, layouts, charts
  • Create promotional material inlcuding catlogue, posters, booth panels and pamphlets
  • Edit and correct final product

Education
Bachelor of Arts, Visual Arts
Brock University, St.Catharines, Ontario
Graduation Date: April, 2008

DEC Illustration and Design
Dawson College, Westmount, Canada
Graduation Date: April, 1997