Education

2016: Honors diploma in illustration
& concept art at Algonquin College

2015: Diploma in graphic design
at La Cité collégiale

Skillset

Design:
- Branding & marketing
- Digital illustration & painting
- Motion graphics & interactive design
- Concept planning & sketching
- Typography use & creation
- Light, colour & accessibility
- Web design & social media content
- Editorial design & illustration

Tools:
- Illustrator, After Effects, Photoshop & InDesign
- WordPress, Storyline, Shopify
- Basic knowledge of HTML & SQL

Hands:
- Painting, drawing, sculpting
- Sewing, & basic photography

Experience

Shopify (E-commerce): Support Advisor > Specialist
Achieved an average quality assurance score of 85.18% by assisting merchants and shopifolk simultaneously on live channels through troubleshooting and advanced technical issues. As extra curiculars, I worked alongside illustrators and designers to render editorial artwork to illustrate UX blog posts as well as conceptualize a hackday merch store stategy to tackle silos in the current structure. 

Duco Consulting (Digital marketing): Lead Designer
Created 2 new service offerings due to gaps in the start up’s curent serviceline by conducting market analysis of comparable brands. Lead design projects and business events end-to-end with small budgets to assist start-ups with product and service launches. Increased social media following by 200% through logo and web rebrand. 

Dibkast (Entrepreneurship): Founder and owner
Founded a slow fashion business and turned it into a steady stream of income through partnerships and word-of-mouth marketing. Embraced the hustle mindset of a small business owner and identified and overcame roadblocks with curiosity. Conceptualized entire print digital branding from web design to motion content creation to successfully incorporate and trademark the business. 

CFORP (Franco-Ontarian Center): Designer, and illustrator
Crafted niche ideas for the preservation of french-language eduction for 450+schools in Ontario by designing visual aids including interfaces for online classes, interactive quizzes, and animated motion graphics. Contributed and reinforced existing team production design processes to encompass diversity as well as accessibility. Collaborated with 3 departments daily to complete deliverables within the allocated budget. 

Mercury Filmworks; Animation studio: Background artist
Painted digital artwork using Adobe Suite for the Disney TV show“Lion Guard”which has now reached over 36 million viewers. Worked closely with artists in order to create an inventory of digital assets to improve overall efficiency within the organization.