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I'm a 2009 graduate of the Red River College Graphic Design program. I've learned a lot since then.

 

Some of those learning experiences include growing with a Winnipeg agency while they open an office in New York, merge with two other Winnipeg agencies, and acquire a production house and print shop – going from Graphic Designer to Lead Designer to Creative Director respectively.

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I successfully made my freelance practice my sole focus for two years, sharpening my Accounts and Management abilities.

 

Taking part in building a brand-focused agency from scratch enhanced my leadership skills as an Art Director and mentor. It also taught me that brand is the most valuable asset – whether its at the heart of a marketing campaign, or a rallying point to a cause.

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Overall, I've learned that it's important to make time for what you're passionate about. My music and art play an important role in my work – as one often inspires the other.