2014-2017: Intermedia Instructor, Communication Studies Dept., Concordia University
Panelist, Marianopolis College Alumni Association (2019)
Creative Careers After College
Panelist, The Study School Alumni Association (2019)
Women in Business
Expert: ReBoot, hosted by ellicom (November 2018)
Presenting how to podcast for instructional design. Leading workshops and recording podcasts on site.
Mentor: Montreal Media Mixer (October 2018)
Acting as a mentor for graduating students in media and journalism.
Awards & Recognition
2014: Yale Book Award for Outstanding Personal Character
2015: Canadian University Press Cover of the Year
2016: Laura Lalonde on Feminism, The Montreal Gazette
Concordia University, B.A. Communication Studies with Distinction
Specialization in Sound Design
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
JAN. 2019 - PRESENT
Video/ Art Director, XMedius (now 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.
JUNE 2017 - DEC. 2018
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.