About

I am an eager communications and design professional that is driven by a passion for creativity. My strong work ethic, constructive attitude, and creative problem solving skills help companies enhance the visual representation and vision of their brand.

My goal as a designer is to develop my skills in an innovative and collaborative workplace, all while exceeding my clients expectations of creative design.

Work Experience

REAL FOOD FOR REAL KIDS • TORONTO, ONTARIO

Graphic Design & Communications Coordinator Feb 2015 – Present

  • Design all print and web-based communications including menus, educational handouts, resources, and event material to ensure all clients are well informed about RFRK’s mission to enable and inspire healthy eating.
  • Manage social community (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest) by developing unique and interesting posts while sharing stories, ideas and RFRK-based initiatives relating to food, health, and the environment.
  • Communicate RFRK’s personality as a brand while executing an engaging,
  • informative and fun social media strategy that optimizes our online presence.
  • Support RFRK’s Founder, CEO, and Manager of Marketing & Sales with strategic branding initiatives and brainstorming sessions hosted by a third-party agency. Help develop actionable plans to support the brand evolution of RFRK.
  • Manage company website (WordPress based) including editing web formatting and regular content updates.
  • Coordinate and attend promotional events for RFRK community partners. Collaborate with external contact and develop new and existing relationships for cross-promotional opportunities.
  • Conduct mouth watering photo shoots and retouch images, if necessary.

PFLAG YORK REGION • TORONTO, ONTARIO

Design Lead November 2016 – April 2017

  • Managed marketing, communications, and community engagement for the 4th Annual Stand Proud York Region Charity Gala.
  • Supported PFlag’s Vice President while overseeing three volunteer designers.

VE’AHAVTA • TORONTO, ONTARIO

Digital Design Coordinator Sept 2014 – Feb 2015

Marketing & PR Intern Jan 2014 – Sept 2014

  • Supported company’s rebranding by conducting internal & external stakeholder research, developing print and online brand content & templates and structuring new website layout.
  • Created all print materials to support ongoing communications and developed creative content for new & existing programs.
  • Managed website content, social media and e-mail communications.

VENICE PRINTMAKING STUDIO | VENICE, ITALY

Studio Assistant July 2011 – Sept 2011

  • Assistant to visiting international artists in residence and VPS colleagues.
  • Contributed to studio productivity, accurate printmaking methods, studio organization, and supply purchasing.

VIVA MAGAZINE • TORONTO, ONTARIO

Editorial & Art Department Intern June 2010 – Sept 2010

  • Produced online and print content and developed magazine page layouts.
  • Served as Production Assistant during off-site editorial photoshoot.
  • Performed fact checking and office administration.