I’m at my best solving complex problems. Reducing ideas to their essence. So the ideas communicate directly, clearly and with power. To this task I bring a nose for business, an empathic ear and a strategic mind.
A bit of background
Monarque Communication & Design
2005 – present
Combine business strategy with brand management expertise to ensure the creation of consistent, powerful brand experiences relevant to a client’s target audiences. Responsibilities include developing positioning recommendations, defining brand personality, managing market research, development of graphic design, advertising, communication and leverage internet marketing.
2017 – present
Establishes the conceptual and stylistic direction for all design staff and orchestrates their work, as well as the work of production artists, photographers, illustrators, prepress technicians, printers and anyone else who is involved in the development of a project. Responsible for managing the process of producing from concept through production, including photography, press work as well as digital production. Ensuring that projects meet the requirements and are completed on time within budget.
Fido Zone Mobile
Manager and Graphic Designer
2008 – 2009
Takes care of office administration and clerical functions, such as supply inventory, bookkeeping, and a small team. Demonstrated ability to offer sound management strategies and solutions ensuring increased customer satisfaction. Responsible for the design of graphic applications such as collateral material, environmental graphics, corporate identity, from concept to completion.
Telus Globe Mobilité
Communications Consultant and Junior Graphic Designer
2000 – 2009
Provided insightful analysis on clients’ business and operating needs for one of Canada’s largest cellphone providers. Offered effective, long-term solutions to save clients’ money and time while maximizing sales opportunities. Designed print and multimedia visuals. Conceived and designed web and print advertising campaigns, in addition to coordinating and overseeing print production.
Brand Strategy Consulting
Creative – Art Direction
Tools & Technology
Adobe Creative Suite
Asana & Hourstack
OS & Windows
Type Directors Club 57
Certificate of excellence
HOW International Design
Outstanding achievement award
Creativity 41st Print & Packaging
Best of category: platinum award
Applied Arts Design
Youngblood award: highest score
Concours Grafika Infopresse Prix Grafika
Design Edge Canada
Regional design award
Coupe International Design International design award
Adobe Achievement Award
Print communications semifinalist
UQAM Year-End Exhibition Finalist in competition
Concours Grafika Infopresse Prix Grafika
Week of Action Against Racism
Winner of visual identity campaign
ICOGRADA Design Week International poster exhibition
Centre de Design
Urban play exhibition
Urbania Magazine Finalist for magazine cover
Warren G. Flower Art Gallery Maximilien vox poster exhibition
Junior Achievement Certificate of junior achievement
SVA School of Visual Arts – INC
New York MPS in Branding:
degree program that examines the relationship between design and strategy, and the power of design thinking as a way to combine creative skills with the problem-solving and decision-making processes of design and business.
UQAM School of Design – 2011
BFA in Graphic Design: Comprehensive theoretical and practical degree program emphasizing research, reflection and analysis as well as experimentation and exchanging ideas. Successfully integrated ‘design thinking’ concept into my work and approach to design.
Acclivus – 2008
Certificate in Corporate Management and Sales: Theoretical and practical training program of the Acclivus approach to applying appropriate management methods in order to reach and exceed sales objectives and strengthen business relationships with clients.
Dawson College – 2005
Diploma of College Studies: Successfully graduated from a three-year technical college program specializing in graphic and applied design. Practical and professional training involving research to ensure effective oral and written communication skills in English.