Overview

  • Html/Css

    92%

  • Digital Asset Management

    87%

  • Adobe CS

    85%

  • Photoshop

    83%

  • Animation

    78%

  • Illustrator

    76%

Personal Profile

Experienced graphic and web designer, seeking a permanent position within a fast-paced work environment that will provide exciting new challenges and variation. Goal oriented as well as a team player, always punctual and a great eye for detail. A dedicated professional with strong organisational and communication skills.

Ideal roles:

  • Head of Design
  • Graphic Designer

Additional Info:

  • 16 years design experience
  • Solid skills in digital asset management, multitasking, and time management
  • Wide range of computer skills
  • Outstanding leadership and communication skills
  • Highly organised and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work comfortably under pressure and maintain a high energy levels
  • Eager to learn new skills and abilities rapidly
  • Bilingual: French and English (native)

Evil Ink.ca - 2009 - Present

Design Consultant

Create, manage and maintain digital branding and representation of Evil Ink, including website, Facebook fan page, Twitter, and various e-books. Consult with clients to understand their vision and business message in order to reproduce it in a visual context. Other tasks include registering purchase orders, establish timelines and schedules, and oversee the timely execution of client projects.

Projects

  • Far2Serious.net - Website (Wordpress)
  • Legacy of Mara Series: Girl Found (Book 1) - Visual marketing communications
  • Our Children Our Future - Visual marketing communications and website (Drupal)
  • Fearless Series - Visual marketing communications
  • MortgageChat - Mobile compatible website (Drupal)
  • Organic Sudbury - Website with ecommerce features (Wordpress)
  • BeTheChoice - Website (Wordpress)
  • WebConnects - Website (Joomla & Wiki)
  • Awakening: Fractured Memories series - Ebooks (epub/kindle)
  • Always On Time - Blog content (marketing)
  • Come Play in the Snow - Visual marketing communications
  • Evil Ink's Guide to Domain Names - Ebook (ePub/Kindle)
  • 1 Billion Dollar Man - ebook (PDF)
  • Why We Wake up in The Morning - Ebook (PDF)
  • Many more...

Core skills

  • Adobe CS3: Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, InDesign, DreamWeaver
  • 3D Animation: 3D Studio Max
  • Html, css, xml
  • Branding and visual communications
  • CMS: Drupal, Joomla, WordPress, Wiki

Cresent - 2010 - 2011 (Contract)

Digital Asset Manager

Cresent is an e-learning company & training facility based in Aberdeen, Scotland, geared toward educating oil industry workers in current safety standards and regulations. They developed their own training software and create their own media assets.

Core responsibilities

  • Developed a working file structure for production and archival purposes
  • Established standard naming conventions to used by design team
  • Implemented a plan to gradually adapt team members to the new processes
  • Provided weekly progress reports and weekly plans to keep management up-to-date with my plans

Core skills

  • xml
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Thorough understanding of the design process & project needs

March Entertainment - 2007 - 2009 (Contracts x 4)

Various: Scene Planner, Post Production Assistant, Background Colorist, Designer, Animator, Scene Planning Coordinator, Production Coordinator, Digital Asset Manager

March Entertainment was a Sudbury, Ontario based animation studio, specializing in Flash and 3D animation.

Core responsibilities

  • Quality Assurance of media assets
  • Creation & management of media assets for physical and digital distribution
  • Brought failing digital distribution channel to a profitable level
  • Archived 9 years worth of animation data
  • Recorded new processes & created road map for archives
  • Established standard naming conventions and improved work processes for design team
  • Archived content with CMS Tactic
  • Coordinate layout team with design team for timely delivery of animation packages (G2G)
  • Animate scenes for television series (Paws and Tales)
  • Apply base colors to background for digital painters (Four Blades)
  • Render animated scenes for Post Production (Chilly Beach, Yam Roll)
  • Worked with animation directors to create visual communication assets for select series (Black and White, Fly Like Me, March Force, Transforce)
  • Creation of design assets for animation (March Force)
  • Creation of animation packages for animators (Chilly Beach, Yam Roll, March Force, G2G)

Core skills

  • Adobe CS3 - Flash, Encore, Photoshop
  • Content Management System: Tactic
  • Implemented a plan to gradually adapt team members to the new processes
  • Provided weekly progress reports and weekly plans to keep management up-to-date with my plans

Education

Graphic Design Diploma

Cambrian College of Arts and Technology, Ontario, Canada

  • Visual communication
  • Typography
  • Corporate branding
  • Photography
  • Digital Media
  • Advertising
  • Graphic design
  • Design foundations
  • And more...

Contact Information

Portfolio