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Skills

What I can do

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  • Intermediate 
  • Advanced 

13+ years experience studying and working in visual communication.

    • Adobe Photoshop
    • Adobe Illustrator
    • Adobe InDesign
    • Axure
    • Usability
    • Information Architecture
    • Wireframing
    • Responsive
    • HTML
    • CSS
    • jQuery/Javascript
    • WordPress
    • Client Relations
    • Presentation
    • Leadership

There's always more to learn.

Resume

The good ol’ CV

Experience

  • Designer & Art Director

    AK Kreative

    Jan 09 — Present

    Providing UI/UX and Graphic/Web design, front-end development and illustration services to a wide range of clients.


  • Art Director

    The Knowledge Network

    May 2012 — June 2013

    Curated photography and mentored junior designers, while designing and advising on a wide range of projects, including a complete redesign of bbckids.ca


  • Lead Designer

    MAKE

    Oct 2011 — May 2012

    Acting as the lead designer for this edgy agency, I brought visual style to a range of online projects.


  • Web Designer

    That Blue

    Aug 2011 — Aug 2012

    Provided unique interactive layouts within established branding guidelines, and brought designs to life with semantic front-end code.

  • Web Designer

    Cargoh

    Feb 2011 — May 2012

    Redesigned this creative eCommerce site for improved brand appeal, market differentiation, and usability.


  • Web Designer/Illustrator

    Ravensfoot

    Aug 09 — Jan 2012

    Highlights include the illustration and design of a youth-oriented website, plus the opportunity to optimize it for the iPad when flash animation no longer became an accessible option.


  • UI Designer

    JLI Entertainment

    Aug 07 — Dec 08

    Collaborated with several developers, animators, and 3D artists as we tackled the challenging project of merging social networking with 3D gaming.


  • Creative Intern

    Cossette

    May 07 — Aug 07

    As an eager young intern, I contributed graphics and layouts for McDonalds, Future Shop and Bell Mobility.

Education

  • Emily Carr University

    Bachelors of Communication Design

    2004 — 2007


  • Kwantlen University College

    Fine Arts Certificate

    2001 — 2003


  • College of New Caledonia

    Writing and New Media Diploma

    2003 — 2004