EXPERIENCE
EXPERIENCE
Professional Experience
Leo Burnett Toronto | Toronto, Canada
2013 Nov - Present | Digital Designer
+ Creative for the following clients:
IKEA, Bell, Cracker & Barrel, P&G (Gain, Mr. Clean, Bounce), TD Bank, Kellogg's (Rice Krispies, All-Bran), Smucker's (Bick's, Folgers), Robin Hood

OneMethod Design + Digital | Toronto, Canada
2013 Feb - Oct | Designer
+ Creative for the following clients:
Disney, ZenBanx, Nestle (Smarties, Aero, Kit Kat), KAO Canada (Biore, Jergens)

Toronto Animation Art Festival International | Toronto, Canada
2011 Jun - Present | Designer/ Brand Management
• Conceptualize the create branding for the organization
• Keep and maintain brand integrity through visual consistency
• Support and create marketing elements for various channels such as event signage, program brochure, online and social media banners

Dashboard Communication | Toronto, Canada
2011 Jun - 2013 Feb | Art Director
• Work with creative directors and senior art directors to develop design solutions
• Work closely with the copywriter to generate creative ideas & concepts to fulfil the client's brief
• Meet with the account and project management team to discuss the client's requirements
• Gain an understanding of the target audience and business that the advert is aimed at
• Review and approve proofs of printed copy and art and copy materials
• Generate mood board followed brand look and feel
• Produce sketches or storyboards to communicate ideas to the client
• Create web projects and provide artistic and conceptual direction for them
• Create promotional pieces on a weekly basis for the retail client
• Assist and prepare pitches for new business
+ Creative for the following clients:
Indigo Books and Music, Sporting Life, Mother Parkers Coffee and Tea (Martinson Coffee, Brown Gold Coffee) Bayview Village Shopping Centre, You Move Me Moving Company, Glovebox CMS, Mississauga Toyota, The Grid

Evoke Solutions | Toronto, Canada
2010 Sep - 2011 May | Graphic Designer
• Execute creative directed by the senior designers, such as print ads, websites
• Create storyboards for the campaign video
• Generate concepts for launch campaign
+ Creative for the following clients:
Pikto Photography Studio,Toronto.com, Sklar Furnishing, Indigo Books and Music, Kobo eReader, Lee-Ann Belter Bridal, Experimetal Jewellery

Lisa Kiss Design | Toronto, Canada
2010 Jun - Aug | Junior Designer
• Logos, print ads, brochures, and restaurant menus
• Prepress setup, scanning, proofing

Hwalin Design | Taipei, Taiwan
2009 May - Jul | Contract Graphic Designer
• Print collateral and display design for Computex Taipei

Or Gallery | Vancouver, Canada
2008 Sep - Dec | Intern Gallery Assistant
• Organizing and preparing print files for publications

Freelance Graphic Designer | 2007 – Present
• Emily Carr 2010 External Media Show: Brochure & Poster Design
• Val Lee's Video Portfolio: Package Design
• Just Technology Corporation: Packaging Design
• BC Civil Liberties Association: Identity Stationary Design
• Citizens' Assembly of Canada: BC-STV Campaign Promotion Project
• Queer Center of University of Washington: Q-POCA Event Poster Design

Awards
• 2015 Cannes Lions - Design Bronze: Holiday Wrapping Paper
• 2015 Young Guns Award - Design Finalist: Holiday Wrapping Paper
• 2015 Applied Arts - Young Blood Design Single: Holiday Wrapping Paper
• 2015 Applied Arts - Craft Printing Single: Holiday Wrapping Paper
• 2013 PAC Award - Silver: Martinson Coffee Packaging Redesign
• 2010 Applied Art - Online Animation: Sow Into You

Education
2006 Sep - 2010 May
Emily Carr University of Art and Design | Vancouver, Canada
BFA Communication Design