Part-time Professor — New Media and Publishing Department
Cégep Heritage College, Gatineau, QC | 2009 – present
Responsibilities: Produce learning material. Participate in departmental meetings and other required activities. Prepare, administer and mark projects to evaluate students’ progress. Conduct course and program evaluation or review.
Teaching the following courses: Digital Imaging. Introduction to Graphic Design (Drawing, Colour Theory, Design Theory), Forms and Manual Design and Portfolio Preparation.
Freelance Graphic Designer — Kreativzing, Cantely QC | 2007 – present
Create proposals and contracts for different design projects. Specialize in custom solutions for marketing communication departments looking for specific skills for their projects. Work in various graphic areas design, desktop publishing and production for print and digital media.
Art Director — Canvet Publications, Ottawa, ON | 2006 – 2007
Responsibilities: Develop, implement and monitor quality standard visual concepts.
Direct production flows and manages the circulation of the Legion Magazine.
Liaison between illustrators, proofreaders, web developers, advertising sales team and photographers. Layout initial imposition of the magazine. Write print-run orders and perform press-approvals. Rationalize concepts and communicate to staff members.
Monitor the business unit. Art direct production department. Manage label run and circulation and sizable budgets for printing, web and advertising.
Creative Consultant – Gordongroup, Graphic Design Studio, Ottawa, ON | 2000 - 2007
Responsibilities: Develop Strategies in support of campaigns. Create branding and marketing materials that adhered to established brand standards. Materials included digital brochures, ads, posters, magazine ads and illustrations, sell sheets, note cards, envelopes, packaging, animations, PowerPoint presentations, as well as various the web and social media materials. Collaborating with Sales and Marketing design materials for specific brands and contributed to the development of new brands. Selected clients: Bank of Canada, Bentall Investment Management, Ottawa University, Projestic Inc., Industry Canada, Health Canada, and The Grand Council of the Crees.
B. F. A (HON) Art and Pedagogy from the University of Fine Arts,
Majored in graphic arts, specialization in printmaking, drawing and teaching.
Diploma from School of Visual Arts – Targu-Mures, Romania.
Specialized in life drawing, sculpture and art history.
Artist in Education, The Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto
Creativity Coaching, Eric Maisel, USA
Content Development and Leadership Strategies in Education,
New Media Lab, Canadian Film Centre, Toronto.
Art theory, Art, and Technology courses, Visual Arts, University of Ottawa
Advanced Editorial and Promotional Design, Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, (USA).
Expert working on MAC PC and Mobile platforms.
Adobe Creative Cloud design tools for print and web:
Various Microsoft Office programs
Excellent drawing, painting and printmaking skills
GUEST LECTURES | WORKSHOPS | ART RESIDENCIES
Ottawa Arts Council – Dynamic Creative Living, Lecture | 2005
Miercurea-Ciuc, Lazarea , Romania – International Arts Residencies | 2010, 2013
College St. Alexandre, Cantley OC – Interactive Installation with students | 2014
Canadian Film Centre, Toronto – Residency at TELUS Interactive Art and Entertainment Program | 2003
Canadian Graphic Designers Society (CGD) certified member
Canadian Hungarian Artist Collective, artist member
The Best Culture and Education project prize at the annual Gala des Culturiades 2014.
References available on request.