Selected Clients:

  • UNICEF
  • UN Refugee Agency
  • Business Development Bank of Canada
  • Loblaw Canada
  • Purdue Pharmaceuticals
  • Jazz Pharmaceuticals
  • Concordia University
  • CN Rail

 

Teaching

2014-2017: Intermedia Instructor, Communication Studies Dept., Concordia University 

Conferences

Panelist, Marianopolis College Alumni Association (2019)

Panelist, The Study School Alumni Association (2019)

Expert: ReBoot, hosted by ellicom (November 2018)

Mentor: Montreal Media Mixer (October 2018)

Awards & Recognition

2014: Yale Book Award for Outstanding Personal Character

2015: Canadian University Press Cover of the Year

2020:

  • Telly Awards gold best non-broadcast corporate image video
  • Telly Awards silver best non-broadcast 2D Animation

Education

Concordia University, B.A. Communication Studies with Distinction

Specialization in Sound Design, Minor Computation Arts

Skills:

Video: Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro

Sound: Logic Pro, ProTools, Ableton Live

Design: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, AfterEffects, LightRoom, and all Adobe software

Code: HTML, CSS

Languages:

  • Fluent in French and English, speaking and writing
  • Conversational Italian

Professional Experience

JAN. 2019 - PRESENT

Art Director, Opentext

First creative hired internally at XMedius (now Opentext) to build and lead the creative department. Established the structure and workflow for all graphics, video and ad campaigns.

  • Conceptualized, wrote, shot and edited a bilingual brand awareness video in under three weeks
  • Executed a full website redesign
  • Traveled to Germany, France and the U.S. to interview clients and shoot seven testimonial videos
  • Created a thought-leadership series
  • Created a motion design series (four product videos)
  • Credited over $40,000 in ad spend to XMedius (now Opentext) by investigating marketing suppliers

JUNE 2017 - DEC. 2018

Producer, ellicom

Leading an international team (United States & Morocco) of designers and integrators for major clients, including challenging material such as a sexual assault survivor’s kit for UNICEF workers abroad, and digital learning development for UNHCR workers and their treatment of displaced peoples.

Designed and led the effort to bring all of LaSalle College courses on-line, developing the graphic template that would host all future online classes.

Leading the development of the podcasting product launch at the company, composing custom music, mixing and voice.

 

FEB. 2016 - JUNE 2016

Graphic designer, Charlie Mango

Creating brand strategies and copywriting for over 20 client accounts. Creating logos, web mockups, posters, and other branded material.

SEPT. 2015 - APRIL 2017

Creative Director, Yiara Magazine

Design of the annual magazine including layout, cover design and selecting featured artists. Creating posters and other branded material.

AUG. 2014 - APRIL 2016

Creative Director, The Link Newspaper

Responsible for the visual identity and layout of the weekly paper, while designing products across The Link’s brand. Work includes layout, cover design and illustration, commissioning graphics, and leading the creative team.