Toronto-based professional Art Director, Graphic Designer and Illustrator with 15 years of experience within the music industry major label system at Universal Music Canada, working with internationally-acclaimed superstars, developing artists, and legendary heritage acts. Recognized with nominations for a CCMA and two JUNOs in recording package design.
Principal designer behind cEvin Key’s (Skinny Puppy) independent record label Subconscious Communications, working on a variety of projects from album packaging, apparel design, enamel pins, posters, various social and marketing graphics, as well as Modular synthesizer face plate designs and starting on soft vinyl toys (Sofubi).
Freelance graphic designer and illustrator for a diverse client roster, including:
Rogers Communications, Royal Roads University, Lara Group Real Estate, Granite Brewery, Collective Arts Brewing, Clear Lake Brewing Co, The Canadian Country Music Association, MusiCounts, Metropolis Records, Artoffact Records, Warner Brothers Music (Non-Stop Trailers), 2808-MGMT, Rough Trade Germany, A440 Entertainment, CBC Recordings, Cellar Music Group, Re:Mission Entertainment, Lifting Equipment Ltd., The Ice Cream Truck Live, Jägermeister, Grassroots Motorsports Magazine, Reform AVW, Feisty Creative, Q UP Arts and Electronic Arts.
Foundational training in classical animation and subsequent video game development led to graphic design role in the music industry, which provided a wealth of experience in brand design and implementation in a variety of print and digital formats, directing photo shoots and acquiring thorough industry knowledge across systems.
Dedicated to crafting high-impact visual communications and maintaining consistent messaging across all brand platforms. Comfortable in a collaborative team setting and experienced in mentoring junior design staff, leading brainstorming sessions and liaising with A-list clients to create visuals which reflect and enhance the artist and management vision. Equally suited to small business settings, niche markets and freelance projects to deliver on budget and within deadlines.
I embrace challenges and collaboration in producing coherent visual communications for my clients.
I love wandering off the path and exploring ideas.
Let's create something exceptional.