Office/Bureau

Creative thinkers,
and doers.

Started in Toronto in 2009 by husbands John Ryan and Jacob Sharrard, Office/Bureau has made a name for itself as a trusted design and development partner for a diverse range of clients. Over the years O/B has grown to a team of 15 while maintaining a balance of capacity and agility that ensures clients are given the highest level of service without sacrificing efficiency or speed. Our multidisciplinary team brings together a variety of skills and professional backgrounds. This unique blend of perspectives allows us to uncover unique insights about how our clients engage with their stakeholders.

 

John Ryan

Co-Founder

John has been working on brand, design, and interactive projects large and small for more than fifteen years. Much of that work has been focused on celebrating Canada’s rich design history, rugged natural beauty, and our diverse identity as a nation. John’s work has been featured in Azure, the National Post, The New York Times, and at the Royal Ontario Museum; and has been recognized by The Advertising & Design Club of Canada, as well as Applied Arts Magazine. John spends his off time in a hammock by the water somewhere in Algonquin.

Jacob Sharrard

Co-Founder

Jacob has over fifteen years of experience crafting brand identities, marketing programs, event visuals, and advertising campaigns for a diverse range of clients including Google, Microsoft, Royal LePage, and Forests Ontario. His passion for helping brands tell their story through clear, effective communications and unforgettable creative drives every project he touches. When not in the city, he can often be found hiking or paddling through Ontario’s parks.

Krystal Campbell

Director of Creative Operations

Krystal has over fifteen years of experience working in the design and advertising industry. She’s worked on a diverse range of client projects in retail, automotive, government, banking, non-profit, and more. She has a passion for promoting strong collaboration with key stakeholders to ensure all projects are completed on time and on budget. When not working, Krystal can be found tending to her several houseplants, hunting down a good book, and chasing her wrinkly bulldog.

Dylan Welsh

Senior Program Manager

Dylan has been producing campaign assets, for well over 10 years. In the past, Dylan has produced commercial photography, broadcast spots, along with many experiential and digital builds, for the real estate, retail, beverage, automotive and events industries. He not only specialises in building digital experiences but enjoys connecting them to physical interactions. You may find him working with artists and designers to incorporate technology into structures and spaces, canoe tripping with his family or riding his bike in the woods.

Lynn Gammie

Product Manager

Lynn is a passionate product manager and experienced front-end developer, who finds joy in working on projects that are both logical and beautiful. Before learning code and product strategy, Lynn worked in book publishing, where she gained an appreciation for the power of good typography and design. In her free time she coaches synchronized swimming and is a competitive swimmer herself.

Nahya Raidy

Project Manager

Over the course of her career, Nahya’s curiosity has led her to explore a wide range of industries, from marketing to events to travel & tourism. These experiences have helped her build a broad understanding of stakeholder and client needs and unfolded a passion for helping to create memorable and creative experiences. In her free time, you’ll find Nahya testing new recipes, hiking in the Rouge Valley, chasing sunsets by the lake and documenting it all on her personal blog.

Jen Knox

Project Manager

Jen is a seasoned PR & communications professional, marketer, brand strategist and project manager. She’s worked across the television, film and music industries as well as in tech and start-up. During the pandemic after a serious sugar-craving during lockdown, Jen launched Konfekt Candy, an online candy store of imported Swedish godis under her own brand. When she’s not managing projects or selling candy, Jen is usually found on a patio in Leslieville with a vodka martini in hand (shaken, olives, not dirty).

Ryan Skinner

Developer

Ryan is a developer with a passion for art and design. He began designing and building websites as a child as a way to connect with others who shared similar interests. He has nearly a decade of experience in design and development for higher ed and non-profits. Ryan lived in California for several years, and considers Malibu, and more specifically El Matador State Beach to be his happy place.

Adrian Trimble

Developer

Adrian is a developer with experience designing and developing websites for a range of clients. His passion for the web began when he was a child building fan-sites for his favourite hobbies. He has since gained over 10 years of agency and freelance experience, and enjoys projects which push his technical and creative boundaries. Originally from the UK, he has lived in Canada since high school and currently calls Montreal home.

Janine Thomas

Motion Designer

Janine is a creative problem solver who specializes in motion graphics. Famous for designing a Toronto-themed condom, Janine loves to incorporate humour, honesty, and a sense of life into her projects. When she’s not designing, you’ll find her selling irreverent Christmas ornaments or dressing up her dogs.

Chris White

Senior Designer

Chris is an experienced designer who specializes in publication and visual identity design for brands. He’s at his best when navigating the space between brand identities and visual storytelling. He has worked on projects for the Globe and Mail, CAA, Geico, Acura, CPA Canada, Strategyzer, and the Hand Eye Society. Outside of work you’ll find Chris biking around Toronto looking for birds, making impractical ceramics, or whipping up a delicious meal.

Anika Qureshi

Senior Designer

Anika believes in the power of design and art to connect the dots, expand awareness, and create meaningful change. Clients she has worked with include; TSO, CBC, Elsevier, Air Canada, Emirates Airlines. Her years of experience leading design and advertising solutions (brand, identity, print, digital) range across global and local spheres. She sees value in it all, continuing to find excitement in the ever-expanding space where you can always be a student. She knows when we work together (with heart) towards a common goal, we facilitate positive interactions and inspire action. Aside from this, she is a mom to an awesome young boy, plays a lot, and sees travel as an important part of life.

Allen Zhou

Designer

Originally from Tianjin, China, Allen’s passion for art started from a young age. He pursued a fine arts degree before studying graphic design. This background has helped shape his meticulous approach to design. In his leisure time, you’ll find him seeking out new perspectives in museums and art galleries, and travelling around the world.

We’re always on the lookout for new talent.
Check out our careers page for current openings, or drop us a line and tell us why you think you’d make a good fit.

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