Vancouver, BC, Canada
Member since December 1, 2015
Kevin has 15 years of experience working at both the boutique and the global levels of the communications industry. His goal is to offer collaborative and engaging solutions that are driven by strategy and story, and crafted to a business's or organization’s specific needs.
- Director of Creative Strategy2008 - 2015Edelman
Technologies: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere)
- Took full program ownership from high-level concepting to tactical program ideation and polished design for a wide range of marketing outputs from short-form video and interactive web experiences to social content and branded activations.
- Owned the visual brand story for our clients across all social, digital, and PR channels, maintaining a consistent look, feel, and vision.
- Successfully communicated creative ideas, their rationale, and the specifics of the solutions to clients and account teams.
- Collaborated with agency team members from creative, account, production, technology, PR, strategy, planning, and analytics to produce smart, powerful work.
- Managed creative staff & freelancers on projects I was leading and coordinated effectively with other discipline leads to complete projects.
- Art Director2001 - 2008Industrial Brand Creative
Technologies: Adobe Creative Suite, Flash, iMovie
- Concepted, designed, and executed creative solutions for all aspects of a client’s brand identity needs from logo through to stationery, interactive, packaging, advertising, copywriting, annual reports, and trade shows.
- Contributed actively to brainstorming sessions on key branding initiatives and strategy.
- Provided art direction, support, and guidance to designers.
- Presented design concepts to clients.
- Researched and contributed to the improvement and advancement of established company processes and procedures, most notably with the design and execution of our award-winning company blog.
- Professional (Certificate) degree in Multi iMedia2001 - 2001University of British Columbia - Vancouver, British Columbia
- Bachelors of Arts (Hons) degree in English Language and Literature1993 - 1996University of Western Ontario - London, Ontario