In-studio experience

Dophes : Designer
May 2014 - August 2015

Canadian kitchen textiles developer for major US and Canadian retailers such as Canadian Tire, Walmart, Home Outfitters, Sobeys, Loblaws and more.

Role: Design and development of packaging, marketing materials, trade show booth, e-newsletters, merchandising, and product photography. RebrandedUS sister company Trademark Productions Inc. 

Hatley: Art Director
Oct 2011 - May 2014

Hatley is a Canadian clothing company specializing
largely in kids with a growing women’s line. 

Role: Began as an Intermediate Designer. Inclusive of creating web images, in-store signage, and advertising. Evolved to Senior Designer which involved catalogue design, trade show materials, photoshoot planning, art direction, and overseeing a junior designer. Coordinated approvals with sales team in Montreal, retail managers, regional managers, and art director.

The Blondes: Designer
Intern: May 2007 - Aug 2007
Junior: June 2008 - Feb 2010 

Boutique design studio environment with four designers.
Worked in studio and for 5 months remotely. 

Role: Branding, brochures, ads, websites, illustrations, booklets, clients meetings and phone conferences. Occasionally managed bookkeeping.

Twin City Dwyer: Designer
Sept 2007 - Dec 2007

In-studio designer for Kitchener based print house.

Role: Designed and revised new and archived work.
Prepared work for print, plated, and proofed.


Hello Dear —

Hello Dear slowly evolved out of my freelance work, when I no longer wanted to go by name. Along with a programmers and fellow freelancers working alongside me, Hello Dear has been active for 10 years. My skill set leans toward branding, illustration, and layout design, in both web, print and packaging.

Below are a few clients I have worked with over the years

Reed Hansuld
Rescue Lake Simcoe
Roots Canada
Sandpiper Montessori
Spaceships and Laserbeams
Tiffany Pratt
The Listening Lab

Asada Mexican Grill
Campaign Fairness
Dophes Ltd.
Environmental Defence
Foxy Originals
Glitter Pie Art
Green Beaver
New School of Finance
Queen Street Dental Centre

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