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.
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.
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.
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.
Russell is a front end developer with a unique background in digital media art. He focuses on design and user experiences in order to solve problems, and blends creativity with an analytical mindset to build interactive web applications.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.