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 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 has over ten 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, and non-profit. She has a passion for promoting strong collaboration with key stakeholders to ensure all work is completed on time and on budget. When not working, Krystal can be found at the movies, falling down a Pinterest rabbit hole, or dining out in downtown Toronto.
With a background in editorial, identity, interactive and illustration, Chris’s design process focuses on research, honesty and unity. He has worked with The Alpine Review, Strathroy Museum, and the Art Gallery of Ontario. When he’s not creating visuals, you’re likely to find him soaking up inspiration in a museum or art gallery.
Lynn is an experienced front-end developer who finds joy in working on projects that are both logical and beautiful. Before learning to code 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.
Hailing from the UK, Lizzie spent many years immersed in the worlds of academia and academic publishing. This helped her to develop a keen eye for detail, and a passion for simple, accessible communication. When she’s not coding, she’s usually fooding—cooking, eating, and spending an unhealthy amount of time reading recipes on Pinterest.
A recent graduate of York University and Sheridan College, Janine is a creative problem solver. Famous for designing a Toronto-themed condom, Janine loves to incorporate humour and a sense of life into her projects. When she is not designing, you will find her keeping up with the Kardashians or dressing up her dogs.
As a designer, Javid is continuously looking for ways to break boundaries. His background in user experience and design theory informs his thoughtful approach to every project. Over the years, he’s worked as a designer for a number of prominent Canadian universities. When he is not pushing pixels, he’s often watching professional wrestling, trying out new skincare products or on a beach somewhere in the Caribbean.