Owner (Freelance Design Business)

Calgary, Canada 2007 – 2014

Innovative Marketing and Brand Management for small-to-medium sized businesses.

Design and production of a wide variety of marketing materials including web, mobile, print, traditional advertising, and social media.

Creation and sustainment of brand awareness, social media presence, e-commerce, and online marketing for over 60 local and international brands and companies.

Awards and Merits

Globe and Mail’s Calgary Up-and-Coming Entrepreneurs – Globe and Mail – June 2006
Recognized as one of Calgary’s top up-and-coming entrepreneurs.

Notable Featured Young Professional – Notable YP – December 2011
Recognized as one of Canada’s most ambitious young professionals to watch.

Brava Bistro

Visual design and responsive web design for Calgary restaurant (2013).

The circular design on the desktop site references the Brave Bistro’s circular logo. Along with their desktop site, the website design includes a simplified mobile version that allows users to access the most important features and information such as restaurant location, hours, reservations, and map.

Lis Simon Bridal

Logo design, branding design, responsive web design, and print design.

Full logo and brand design, visual identity, branding, web design, annual catalogue, and trade show materials for Lis Simon Bridal.

Masakage Knives

Online identity including illustration, web experience, and ecommerce for Masakage Knives (2012).

Masakage is a manufacturer of high-end Japanese knives. The branding and web design references inspiration from Japanese patterns. The website highlights close-up photography of the product, illustrations of knife types, and tells the stories of the knife craftsmen.

SocialHouse/Tilted Grill Branding, Logo Design, and Illustration

Logo design concepts and illustrations for Calgary bar/grill.

Logo design concepts, web concepts and illustration for SocialHouse restaurant. This project was re-invisioned by the owners and transformed to Tilted Grill, and the circular icons were used in final branding.

Anejo Tequila Bar Visual Identity and Responsive Website

Anejo is a restaurant and tequila bar based out of Calgary, AB. The illustrated logo is based on the Mexican sugar skull. Image credits: Anejo

The Beltliner Logo, Visual Identity, and Responsive Website

Logo design, visual identity, and responsive website for The Beltliner, a retro-themed diner in Calgary, AB. The visual identity is inspired by vintage car emblems. Image credits: The Beltliner and AHID Studio.

Eat North Logo Design

Logo design and visual identity for Eat North: a Canadian cooking blog and video series.