“ technology over technique produces emotionless design.”
I am inspired by this quote because I equate it to my own education and professional experience as a graphic designer. The painstaking process of drawing quarter inch grids in my first year at St. Lawrence College taught me first and foremost that technique and discipline would always be at the core of my design.
• Eight years in a graphic design/printing environment.
• Six years experience as an Art Director.
• Sixteen years’ experience as an Owner/Creative Director of freelance graphic design business.
Includes proficiency, knowledge, and strengths in the following areas: supervision, typography, colour theory, page/magazine layouts, corporate identities, stationary packages, web sites and promotional materials.
MAC Platform (OS 10+) Software (Adobe Creative Suite,
Quark XPress, Adobe Acrobat, WordPress, Weebly,
Rampage (certified by Fuji Film) and Dynastrip.
As a current Senior Graphic Designer for Allan Graphics Ltd. and a former Art Director for Kingston Publications, I have extensive knowledge and experience in design, layout, pre-press and production. I effectively communicate with co-workers, clients, photographers, imaging firms, various printers and
In 1998 I started a freelance graphic design company ‘youngdesigns’. As the Owner/Creative Director, I have been able to take on unique projects that give me the opportunity to continue to grow as a designer, work with a variety of clients and keep up with
current design trends and techniques.