Communications & Marketing Summary (1998 – PRESENT)

Designworks Communications was founded in 1998 to design and produce quality print and web publications. Our clients include government and corporate, agencies, non-profits, artist centres, and businesses. We promote and market their services and programs, managing projects big and small from concept development to finished printed product. We also provide branding, professional editing and photography services.


Greater Vancouver Regional District & Metro Vancouver
(2002- 2004 /2006 – 2008): designed and produced communications print and web products including two web sites, corporate program brochures, convention displays, posters and ads for media.
Samples of work

BC Assets & Land Corporation, Victoria BC (2000-2001) Communications Department, Victoria, BC 

Working with provincial Crown Agency, increased use and visibility of corporate logo, marketed programs and policies creating print packages, displays and web sites; worked with program area staff, committees, and outside contractors and printers; consulted with clients, stakeholders (First Nations) throughout the province in developing concepts and strategies for delivering messaging

Westco Learning Technologies, Victoria BC, (2001-2002)
As marketing and communications director, developed innovative and distinctive logos, corporate identity, as well as effective manuals, publications, web sites

Ontario Heritage Foundation, Toronto ON

Heritage Week Publication Package

Ministry of Culture and Communications, Toronto, ON

Heritage Tourism booklet
Heritage Site Brochure and Display


Centre 3 for Print and Media Arts, Hamilton, ON
Design and Layout of Newsletter and Event Promotion

Ground Zero Printmakers Society (2008 – 2009)
Marketing and promotion of events and shows: production of marketing print material, posters and invitations and media coverage and press releases
Web site design and development for society site and for individual artist members

Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre, Victoria, BC, (2006-2007)
Planned and produced print material and signage for events and programs
Worked with program department to develop and produce the 2007 Annual Report

The ARC Gallery, Victoria BC
Promotional materials, calendars, artist's portfolios, art photography

Mary Manning Centre, Victoria,BC
Event Promotion, brochures, flyers, posters

PRIVATE (Business and Arts)

Advised a wide range of clients on promotional and marketing needs; designed, developed and produced print materials including business identity packages, program flyers, posters, brochures, artist portfolios, invitations, catalogues, calendar
s and web sites 

Selected clients
BCM Computer Training; Lilia’s Polynesian Dance Company;
Shonna Wells Art, Agnes Ananichuk Art, Gail Lamarche Artworks, Sabina Proulx, MJ McDonald Law Offices;            C. Motherwell Photo; Centre3 for Print & Media Arts, Beasley Neighbourhood Association