Shingo Shimizu

Shingo Shimizu

Art Director @Exclaim! Media, Designer & Illustrator at Exclaim! Media, Freelance
Toronto, Canada Area, Canada

About me

Toronto-based Illustrator, Graphic Designer and Art Director produces bold vector graphics for both print and interactive ( ). Recognized by The Advertising and Design Club of Canada and American Illustration. Select clients include: CBC, Stonemill Bakehouse, The Economist 1843, Scion magazine, and Exclaim magazine.

Specialties: Vector Illustration, Art Direction, Graphic Design (Branding & Identity).


Art Director
Exclaim! Media
April 2018 - Present (3 years 7 months)
Art Director and Illustrator
Shingo Shimizu Design & Illustration
2002 - Present (19 years 10 months)
Senior Graphic Designer
Klick Health
2014 - 2016 (2 years)
My responsibilities include production, creative for digital and print, and illustrations.

Freelance Art Director
Toronto, Canada
2012 - 2014 (2 years)

Worked with the copywriter to execute and oversee campaigns to work with various media for marketing. These include: digital, print, animation, video, OOH, and POS applications. Closely worked with the pre-production team to ensure design integrity and consistency was maintained across all areas.

Also, art directed 7 issues of Scion magazine (lifestyle magazine for the automobile brand), from start to finish for each issue. Collaborated with the chief editor, photographers, videographers, illustrators, junior designers and production designers. The majority of the design and illustrations were executed by myself. The last issue included 'Layar' capability, so it included video content as well.


Diploma in Graphic Design (Communication & Design)

1996 - 1999 (3 years)

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