Since 2001 I have worked at all levels of the creative process in a variety of fields. I have created, lead and influenced the execution of globally award-winning creative solutions in roles ranging from Chief Creative Officers, Vp Creative Strategy, Creative Director, Associate Creative Director, Art Director, Designer, Writer, production artist, animator, 3D designer, direct client contact and managing director. In that time I have worked in marketing / advertising, design, illustration, CGI, publishing and software product design industries (SaaS).
Currently I work at Vicimus where as VP, Creative Strategy overseeing creative output: creative services, external & internal marketing, product UX/UI, overall department process & operations, and mentoring & guiding a team of very dedicated creators of all sorts of different, smart and effective things.
Previous to this position I worked at Dashboard (acquired) as their CCO, before that at Grey Canada as the agency’s Digital User Experience Lead and Associate Creative Director - where I helped the company become one of the most respected and awarded Canadian Advertising agencies including the 2013 Agency of the Year by the Advertising & Design Club of Canada under ECD Patrick Scissions and before that Carl Jones. And then before Grey back at Dashboard as a Senior Art Director and other firms earlier on.
My work has garnered international recognition within marketing communications and the consumer business industries. In 2014 & 2015 being ranked as one of the top Art Directors in the country by Strategy Magazine’s Creative Report Card (9th and 15th respectively) including multiple Cannes Lions, Cassies, ADCCs, LIAs, Marketing, Communication Arts and other awards and accolades.
I consider myself a hands on leader who works at all levels: lead, mentor, ideate, grow teams, guide projects, client interaction, vendor relations, new technology searches, planning and execution.