Problem-solving leader with a proven ability to develop marketing strategies, build strong brand identity and maximize sales opportunities.

Strong track record in managing marketing plans; ability to navigate from initial strategy to successful execution.

Relationship-builder managing multiple projects and vendors.

Marketing & Management experience; Expert-level graphic design.


10+ years in a management position

20+ years graphic design experience

Train and develop personnel

Team-building and process management

Strong oral and written communications skills

Bilingual – English / French

Employment History

Work History

Manager - Graphics Department 

2014 - 2015
Danson Decor

Managed the graphics team, assigned projects, prioritized workflows and evaluated performance.

Product packaging for the Danson Decor line and private label artwork for retailers.

Re-branded all company collateral - business cards, order forms, envelopes, letterhead, credit app, etc. and established the brand guideline for company-wide use.

Presented marketing proposal for brand development using social media platforms.

Created all product catalogues and sales presentations for potential and existing customers.

Updated department processes - cataloguing server database to maximize file retrieval & automation of catalogue using data-merge functionality - resulting in large increase in productivity.

Director of Marketing

2012 - 2014

Collaborated with VP Sales & account managers to develop goals for growth in new markets - annual sales increased fifty-five percent during my employment.

Provided strategic support to Sales team with client-specific products & costing.

Product quoting, calculating cost & sell margins, production & shipping schedules.

Negotiated print jobs and managed schedules for catalogue and supplement productions.

Project lead for implementation of PLM system integration with Sales & Marketing Departments.

Website administrator - CMS, content updates, promotions and e-blasts.

Manager - Graphics Department 

2010 - 2012

Managed team of graphic designers.

Prioritized department projects and schedules.

Responsible for product catalogues, supplements and trade-show marketing materials.

Implemented project management matrix to track & prioritize departmental projects.

Wrote creative copy for catalogues, sales proposals and product packaging.

Manager - Graphics Department 

2005 - 2010
Eurographics Ltd

Created all product catalogues, supplements and marketing material for sales department.

Established a file-retrieval and digital cataloguing system for all project materials.

Developed work order system between departments, maximizing efficiency in workflow.

Collaborated with President and Sales Manager to schedule product launch and sales proposals.

Senior Graphic Designer

1997 - 2004
Software Entertainment Ltd

Managed production schedule for catalogues, packaging and direct mail campaigns.

Responsible for creating catalogue & order form for monthly mailings.

Negotiated all print production for catalogues, order forms, envelopes and trade show materials.

Handled all product photo retouching, graphics and documentation for department.



DEC Commerce

1986 - 1988
John Abbott CEGEP


1980 - 1985
Riverdale High School


Team Management           Marketing Strategy                Project Planning         Business Development

ERP/PLM Software             Website Administration/CMS           Microsoft Office          Adobe Creative Suite

FMI Management Training Certificate