Graphic Designer


Below is a snapshot of my skills and technical experience. For a copy of the full version of my résumé, please email me.

I am a skilled graphic designer with 20 years’ experience, including ten years of digital work experience and four years of social media management. Leads and contributes to design projects, including branding, advertising, web advertising, and more. I create visually appealing marketing collateral and promotional materials using industry best practices. References have noted my excellent communication and storytelling skills, as well as my dedication to quality and innovation.

Visit the testimonials page to read what my manager and colleagues have to say about working with me.


  • Corporate design & branding
  • Interactive & accessible PDFs
  • Web, email & social media
  • Infographics & flowcharts
  • Advertising & signage
  • Typography & logos
  • Guides, publications, reports & templates
  • Charts, graphs & presentations


  • InDesign CC
  • Illustrator CC
  • Photoshop CC
  • Lightroom CC
  • Premiere Pro CC
  • Acrobat Pro CC
  • CommonLook Pro
  • PowerPoint
  • Word
  • Excel
  • Outlook
  • Experience with WordPress and HTML


Acara Solutions (contract with Xerox at CMHC), Graphic Designer, Ottawa
(May 2016 – Present)

RBC Ottawa Bluesfest & CityFolk Festivals, Graphic & Web Designer, Ottawa
(May to Nov 2015)

Valecraft Homes Ltd., Graphic Designer & Marketing Assistant, Ottawa
(Apr 2012 to Oct 2014)

Ashley Furniture HomeStore, Graphic & Multimedia Designer, Ottawa
(Mar 2011 to Feb 2012)

Sun Media, Graphic & Multimedia Designer, Ottawa
(Jul 2002 to Mar 2011)

Saatchi & Saatchi Canada, Internships, Toronto
(Sep 2000 to Aug 2001 / Mar 1997 / Nov 1996)


Orienteering Ottawa, Promotions and Social Media (volunteer)
(Jan 2016 to Jul 2020), Graphic Design
(Jul 2020)

Abundant Living Counselling Group, Graphic Designer, Art Director and Copywriter (contract) (Sep to Nov 2010)

Vinbella Winery, Web Designer (contract)
(Sep to Nov 2008)

Circle J Ranch, Graphic & Web Designer (pro-bono)
(May 2005 to Jun 2008)


  • Diploma in Graphic Design with Major in Advertising, George Brown College, Toronto
  • Certificate in Adobe InDesign: Creating Accessible PDFs with PDF/UA and WCAG 2.0, Eliquo Training & Development, Ottawa
  • Graphic Design, Shaw Academy, Online (used as a refresher course)
  • CommonLook Global Access (Adobe Acrobat Pro Plugin for Creating Accessible PDFs)
  • FSC Certified by Xerox to approve FSC documents
  • Dreamweaver & Dreamweaver Advanced, Algonquin College, Ottawa


  • Creative and highly motivated
  • Always a team player
  • Dedicated and a hard worker
  • Truly passionate about what I do
  • Manage deadlines well
  • Good communicator
  • Organized, professional and have a positive attitude
  • Always updating and learning new skillsets
  • Giving – I care about helping people (primarily through my work)

If you would like to meet me in person, please send me an email.

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