SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Visual Design, Interaction Design & Usability: Web, Mobile, User Interface
  • visual design for user interface, website development, applications, mobile
  • interaction design and application of HCI principles
  • user research, personas, and testing using rapid prototyping
  • wireframes and proto­typing using InVision, balsamiq, paper (sketching/drawing)
  • information architecture
  • experience collaborating with software developers in an agile environment
  • Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Illustrator, InVision, balsamiq, HTML and CSS
  • Print
  • design and production of large and small projects including annual reports, corporate identities, trade books and book covers, posters, brochures, textbooks, magazines, billboards, packaging, trade­show displays and display booths, signage, newsletters, advertising campaigns, and other marketing materials
  • implementation and interpretation of existing branding guidelines; design and creation of new brand identities
  • QuarkXpress, Illustrator, Photoshop
  • design and production of complex documents in both French and English
  • Project Management
  • team and personnel management, proposal writing, metrics and process documentation
  • organization and implementation of complex projects, including store design and interior design
  • Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing
  • design, illustrate and create designs for one-of-a-kind artworks, multiples such as medals and products lines
  • skills includes soldering and construction techniques such as repoussé, chasing, stone setting, piercing, raising, wax carving, casting, finishing and polishing, vitreous enamel, resin, woodcarving. Also: Rhino 3D CAD software.
  • Store and Interior Design
  • fixture and cabinet/shelving design, colour, flooring, traffic patterns, signage, package design, branding and production of design manual
  • Typography
  • extensive training in the use of typography for visual communication, including the correct implementation of hyphenation rules, kerning, grids, hierarchy and other factors affecting readibility and document cohesion
  • Teaching Skills
  • hands-on teaching experience - from young teens to mature students; experienced in training and supervision of junior designers
  • MISC
  • printmaking, woodcarving, pattern design, fibre arts, writing