Hey, it's Leah.
A dynamic, self-motivated, professional with a proven 7+ year career in creative entrepreneurship. Currently working at RBC as a Designer & Video Editor
RBC | Graphic Designer & Video Editor
Implementing improved processes to manage design/video requests and developing a self-serve system for work intake.
Creating a high volume of internal communications graphics and videos.
Kobo | Senior Graphic Designer
Device campaign and product launch specialist for device launches, device sales, partnerships, and loyalty programs in over 15 countries.
Refreshing the brand incrementally by updating outdated brand assets.
Working with the tech team to get landing pages, emails, and site assets live.
Oliver Agency | Freelance Art Director, Producer, Designer
Onboarding Subway as a new client to create social media content plus art direct & produce promotional videos and sizzle reel.
Digital design for PayPal and West Jet, animation work for Brighthouse.
Fuel Content / FCB | Freelance Lead Production Artist
Leading a team of four in a high-demanding project to complete 700+ location-specific digital and print posters in Union Station for OLG Lottery.
Additionally produced advertisements for The Home Depot & BMO.
POSSIBLE / Wunderman | Digital Designer
Earned 40+ awards (including five Cannes Lions) for UX/UI Adidias GLITCH.
Built trusting relationships with HSBC’s Board of Directors to present and approve large budget projects for their internal database & global site.
Closed six-figure web-based projects for Aston Martin, HSBC, adidas FOOTBALL, Cannon, Bayer, and IQOS.
Parcel Design | Digital Designer & Shoot Coordinator
Guiding a print agency into the digital sphere by managing web and social media clientele.
On set for filming LCBO advertisements, layout for LCBO's in-store print work, designed stamps for Canada Post, and attended pitches for new client projects.
Coordinated problem prevention plans in advance for photo shoots.
Other Relevant Experience
2020 | OURS Art Exhibition
2018 - Present | The Innovation Factory, Women's Leadership Entrepreneur Program
2018 | The Forge, Summer Startup Program
2015 | WWF- Canada, Design & Marketing Intern
2014 | Web Developer & Creative Intern at Brika
2013 - 2015 | Executive Event & Adoptions Coordinator, Kit Cat Club of Hamilton
McMaster University | Honors Degree, Multimedia & Communications, Internship Program
North Toronto Collegiate Institute | High School Diploma, Ontario Scholar
Design | Web, app. UX/UI, digital, print, rapid prototyping, product
Content Creation | Directing, storytelling, concept, photo, video, editing, illustration, visual art
Management | Understanding team dynamics & individuals strengths, presenting, decision making
Adobe Suite| PhotoShop, InDesign, Premier Pro, Illustrator, After Effects
Other Programs | Figma, InVision, Sketch