I'M

talented
MR.

PRINT DESIGN FOR THE ARTISTICALLY INCLINED

MR.

I GET IT. YOU'RE CREATIVE BUT YOU'RE BUSY.  WHAT YOU NEED IS SOMEONE WITH EXPERIENCE, SOMEONE WHO SPEAKS YOUR LANGUAGE AND UNDERSTANDS YOUR PARTICULAR CHALLENGES – SOMEONE WHO LISTENS, GOES AWAY AND RETURNS WITH WORK THAT LOOKS EXACTLY AS PROMISED. SOMEONE YOU CAN TRUST.

THAT'S ME.

01 PROFESSIONAL

MY KNOWLEDGE LEVEL IN SOFTWARE

PHOTOSHOP

ILLUSTRATOR

90%

70%

INDESIGN

95%

FREEWAY PRO

85%

ACROBAT PRO

90%

SUMAC

85%

 

02 PORTFOLIO

MY LATEST WORK. SEE MORE >

03 Experience

2010-2014

THE DANCE CURRENT

Sales & Marketing Manager
While working for this magazine I made numerous print ads, handbills, magazine inserts and digital advertising/marketing pieces. Worked with SUMAC database to manage magazine circulation.
(see portfolio for examples)

2003-2008

THEATRE DIRECT

Print & Web Design

An award-winning company mandated to create theatre for young audiences, when I worked for Theatre Direct I updated their website, designed education kits and laid out programs.

1999-2016

BELIEVE IT DESIGN WORKS

Former Company, Current Skillset

Other companies and clients I've worked with over the years under the BIDW banner include: The Canada Council for the Arts, Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre, Janak Khendry Dance Co., Canadian Dance Assembly, The Workhorsery

2003-PRESENT

DCD

Dance Collection Danse

Canada's only national archives, research centre and publishing house dedicated to theatrical dance. Over the years I've laid out numerous books (and designed their covers), created multiple print ads, flyers, newsletters, signs and stationery pieces. I also built and continue to maintain the DCD website and its online store. (see portfolio for examples)

2000-2005

PIPELINE COMMUNICATIONS

Designer & Web Master
Pipeline Communications is a boutique event and logistics company. While there I developed a website (their first) and was soon creating web applications for conference registration and logistics. As the company's creative lead I also developed programming and branding for specific events.

2000-2014

SCDS

Society for Canadian Dance Studies

Over my long relationship with the SCDS I built and maintained their web site, created DVD publications, built online exhibitions and designed marketing materials for both print and online.

CONTACT

Drop me a line or give me a call.

Tel: 416-278-6045

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