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Employment

2014 – Present
GREY Vancouver
Executive Creative Director
Clients: BC Children’s Hospital (Jeans Day), BC Ferries, BC Recycles, BC Used Oil Management Association, Beaty Biodiversity Museum, Freybe, OK Tire, Polygon Homes, Westminster Savings, Yellow Tail

2010-2014
Freelance
Writer / Creative Director
Project Clients: Blast Radius, BrandFX, Carter Hales Design Lab, Cossette, DDB, Dare, Drive Digital, Freshwater Fisheries Society, ivivva athletica, Kinley Jones, MacLaren McCann, Noise Digital, OpenRoad Auto Group, Rocky Mountaineer, Seven25 Design, TAXI, Vancouver Aquarium, West Coast Fishing Club

2004 – 2010
Rethink
Partner / Writer / Creative Director
Clients: Alberta’s Libraries, BCAA, Coast Capital Savings, Future Shop, Rocky Mountaineer, Paladin Security, Parissa Wax Strips, Sobeys, Solo Mobile

2002 – 2004
TBWA Vancouver
Writer / Creative Director
Clients: British Columbia Lottery Corporation, Concord Pacific, HSBC, Vancouver Int’l Film Festival

1998 – 2002
Y&R San Francisco
Senior Vice President, Associate Creative Director
Clients: Covad DSL, Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing, MGM Hotels, Scoop Away Cat Litter, Verisign

1997 – 1998
BBDO Toronto
Associate Creative Director
Clients: Baker’s Chocolate, Bayer, Bell, Molson Breweries, Salvation Army

1993 – 1996
BBDO Vancouver
Senior Writer
Clients: Alcan, A&W, BC Tel, Chek TV, Yukon Tourism

1991 – 1993
Cossette Toronto
Writer
Clients: Bank of Bermuda, Bell Mobility, TV Ontario, Panasonic

Awards & Honours

My work has been recognized by the following award shows: The One Show, Cannes, Communication Arts, The ANDY Awards, The Clio Awards, The Marketing Awards, Applied Arts, ADCC Awards, The Bessies, Graphis, The Extras, Luerzer’s Archive and British Columbia’s Lotus Awards.

Recent speaking engagements include BCIT’s ThinkShare and Vancouver’s Beyond Pink Conference.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Germanic Studies and European History
University of Victoria, British Columbia