A hard working individual with the self-discipline to get the job done. An attentive, detail-driven, creative thinker who takes responsibilities seriously, welcomes challenges, and adapts well to new surroundings. A dynamic team player accustomed to performing in a deadline-driven environment.
|Creative experience in the following:
Internal Forms / Stationary
HTML & CSS web design
Minor Flash Work
Marketing & Promotional
Trade Show Booths
Mac OSX; Windows XP/2000/Vista/7
I am also quite knowledgeable with trouble shooting and computer hardware.
Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator,
Dreamweaver and Acrobat; QuarkXPress;
Aperture; Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint & Outlook)
Masco Canada Limited, Mississauga, Ontario, 2009 - Present
Handling print material for over 12 brands within the home improvement and new home construction markets. Working on pieces for our wide range of products, from repair parts to extremely luxurious custom showers and everything in between. I work closely within a diverse marketing team to maintain strong brand standards that meet the needs of our uniquely Canadian marketplace.
- Continue to meet brand standards for a cohesive look across all Masco brands.
- Attempting to clean up processes and streamline projects.
Ritchies Auctioneers, Toronto, Ontario, 2005 - 2009
Efficiently manage production while consistently meeting requirements and very tight deadlines. Taking all design work from initial concept sought through to completion. Co-ordinating schedules and timelines with the many appraisers involved in each project. Handling expensive artifacts and analyzing their colour in order to be able to illustrate the pieces accurately.
- Successfully evolved the brand and overall look of the company.
- Consistently recognized for implementing my fresh and innovative ideas.
PetCare Insurance Brokers Ltd., Oakville, Ontario, 2003 - 2004
Graphic Design - Print and E-Commerce
Working in a close team environment on all web and print material. Produced many campaigns of print promotional items and web email advertisements for key clients. Participated in a team effort to produce streamlined production of the many websites using asp includes for quick results.
- Hired as an e-commerce designer and established myself as a print designer
- Introduced to work with many new forms of media
- Effectively designing material to include all legal content into our key promotional materials without disrupting the overall look and feel.
Technet Communications, Mississauga, Ontario, 2003
Working directly as an apprentice on small business network and system problems. Learning some key components of the many different operating systems and trouble shooting many common problems.
Marketspace, Etobicoke, Ontario, 2003
Web Design - Internship
Working closely with a team that specializes in web design on a day-to-day basis. Assisting the designers with their projects by adjusting their image sizes and cropping many of their needed images as well as completing a couple of micro sites.
Advertising & Graphic Design Diploma with Honours (2001 – 2003)
Humber College, Toronto, Ontario
Selected Awards and Honours
Honours Achievement (2002 – 2003)
For my full term at Humber College
Autograph Trim - Outdoor Advertising Contest (2002)
HGTV Subway Design - 2nd Prize