With a solid foundation in graphic design fundamentals, I build conceptually rich and intuitive solutions for design problems.

With freelance, studio and in-house experience, I'm a well-rounded designer who understands the complexities involved in taking a project from concept to a refined finished product and working with clients and/or co-workers along the way.
I'm a thoughtful, honest and loyal worker looking for a chance to establish relationships, improve my skill set and have new experiences with an in-house position.
At the heart of my design process is my ability to produce or understand and work with visual identities and brand guidelines. Each project, no matter how small and seemingly insignificant or large and complex, starts from those foundational identities and guidelines. From there, the designs can be successful and the brand can grow and expand organically.  
Vancouver Convention Centre 
Marketing & Communications Specialist
January 2019 – Present
Henriquez Partners Architects 
Graphic / Web Designer
February 2017 – August 2018
Vancouver English Centre 
Graphic Designer / Web Developer
May 2015 – August 2016

Kaldor Brand Strategy & Design 
Graphic Designer
October 2014 – February 2015

Graphic Designer / Web Developer
January 2011 – Present
Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Interaction Design Essentials (Certificate)
October 2013 – May 2014

Medicine Hat College
Visual Communications (Bachelor of Applied Arts)
September 2004 – May 2007
• 15+ years experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Lightroom, Illustrator and Acrobat).
• Confident and proficient with Canva, Figma, PowerPoint and Keynote
• Ability to determine client and stakeholders needs and produce work that often exceeds expectations.
• Efficiently and collaboratively work with agency developers, freelance photographers and other designers.
• Liaise with printers determining the most appropriate print methods with consideration of time and cost.
• Maintain and manage intranet and web sites with various content management systems with the added ability to edit or create HTML and CSS files.
• Ability to maintain brand continuity across a wide variety of channels and mediums including print, packaging, web, social, email, screens, ribbon boards, signage and wayfinding.
• Experience with sending recurring email newsletters – managing subscription lists, designing the layout and graphics, testing on multiple devices and email platforms, helping with copy and interpreting the analytics
• Western and Eastern philosophy
• Psychology, health, nutrition and fitness
• Pop culture, media, advertising and branding
• Ping pong, golf and running
• Photography, film, music and painting
• Puzzles, playgrounds and Paw Patrol