Artist and Illustrator specializing in gig posters - for both mass- and screenprinting - branding and design for artists and musicians, and in creating both design and illustration for educational materials - handouts, pamphlets, booklets, etc. Also a strong background in production design and art direction for publications - magazines and newspapers, specifically.

Work Samples

  • Social Media Branding

  • Gig poster (screen printed)

  • Illustration & Branding - West End Comics

Work History

  • Graphic Designer/Graphic Artist , Web Programmer and llustrator

    • Freelance
    • Jan 2003 - Present (14 years 2 months)

    • Not-for-profit organizations (The December 6th fund, The Ad Hoc Coaltion for Women’s Equality).
    Projects include fundraising mail-outs, book production, promotional materials (i.e. flyers, stickers).
    • Independent business (Venus Envy, Good For Her, Jane’s on the Common, Foxhole).
    Projects include menus, print advertising, website design and maintenance, pamphlets, catalogues.
    • Artists (Gillian Farnsworth, Caledonia, Nicole Pratt).
    Projects include CD artwork, website design and maintenance, business cards, posters.
    • Corporate Clients (BMG Canada, Zales/Peoples Jewellers).
    Projects include catalogue layout, photo retouching, promotional materials (flyers, print ads).

  • Graphic Designer

    • Pink Triangle Press
    • Apr 2006 - Aug 2008 (2 years 4 months)

    Responsible for the layout and design of a monthly 100-120 page magazine.

  • Web and Print Designer

    • The Creative Group
    • Mar 2005 - Jun 2006 (1 year 3 months)

    Contract placements through The Creative Group design agency for their various Toronto clients, mainly advertising agencies and marketing firms.

  • Art Director

    • Lefty Lucy Communications.
    • Apr 2003 - Mar 2005 (1 year 11 months)

    Responsible for all web and print design for Lefty Lucy clients, as well as all in-house web and print design. Clients included rabble.ca, MediaWatch.ca, OneWorld, Jeremy Hinzman, Andrea Dorfman, Michelle Landsberg, Jane's on the Common, Topiary, Bee Lavender/Hip Momma, Halifax-Needham NDP constituency office, and many more.

  • Production Manager

    • Coast Publishing.
    • Jan 2000 - Apr 2003 (3 years 3 months)

    Responsible for overseeing the production of a weekly newspaper (44 pages, on average). Supervision of production department staff, pre-press, workflow for three departments, ad design and editorial layout.

  • Production Assistant

    • Play on Words Publishing
    • Jan 1999 - Jan 2000 (1 year)

    Responsible for ad design and editorial layout for a bi-weekly paper.

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