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osku Studios
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Toronto, Old Toronto, Canada

ABOUT OSKU I create value by adding the “oohs” and “wows” that go into my customer marketing materials and business communications. My measuring stick for success is the width of my customer smiles. With several decades of experience making people smile, I can help you put the wow factor in your business and get you noticed. Let me put a smile on your face as well as your customers. I'm available on a project by project basis or for short term contracts. RATES I can work to budget or by the hour/day. Both are negotiable. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY 2005 to present - osku Studios - Founder, Creative Geek and Mac Nerd Provide boutique-style creative services to major brands such as BMO Bank of Montreal, Royal Bank RBC Insurance, Moneris Solutions, Mastercard, Interac and many others. • Graphic Design • Logo Design and Branding • Advertising Design and Production • Banner Ads • eBlasts, eNewsletter and Email Design • Print and PDF Production • Copy Writing • Motion Graphics and Animation • Whiteboard, RSA Animate, Explainer Videos • Illustration, Cartooning and Character Development • Script Writing • Storyboards • Voice Over Talent • Video Editing • Camera Operator/DoP • Expert skills in Adobe Creative Suite • Corporate Video Production 1995 to 2005 - Creative Network Inc. - Art Director and Designer Responsible for communicating with clients directly, project management, art direction, design, production and prepress for ad campaigns, corporate communications and a wide range of other collateral advertising and communications print material. Also provided website design and development in HTML and Flash, banner advertising, eBlasts and e-newsletters. Designed, developed and maintained a graphics asset management server in WebStar on the Mac platform. 1990 to 1993 - Bermuda Press Ltd. - Design Department Manager Managed a design and production team in one of the oldest still operating printing companies in the world (est.1828). Designed and produced a variety of digital artwork on Macs using PageMaker, Freehand and Photoshop, then output in high resolution to Compugraphic film negatives, which were then used to produce printing plates for massive Heidelberg presses. Gained a thorough knowledge of prepress and multicolour offset printing. 1986 to 1993 - Oz in the Art of Cartoon - Freelance Designer and Cartoonist Designed advertising and corporate communications for a variety of local clients and agencies. • Advertising and Corporate Communications Design • Illustration and Cartooning services • Desktop Publishing 1979 to 1982 - Global Television - TV Show Production Artist Worked as an illustrator and graphic artist for television science show Science International, later renamed to What Will They Think of Next while finishing high school. EDUCATION 1981 to 1986 - Mason Advertising Ltd. - Advertising and Design Apprenticeship Certificate in Advertising and Design, Production and Prepress.

osku Studios
Twine
Toronto, Old Toronto, Canada

ABOUT OSKU I create value by adding the “oohs” and “wows” that go into my customer marketing materials and business communications. My measuring stick for success is the width of my customer smiles. With several decades of experience making people smile, I can help you put the wow factor in your business and get you noticed. Let me put a smile on your face as well as your customers. I'm available on a project by project basis or for short term contracts. RATES I can work to budget or by the hour/day. Both are negotiable. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY 2005 to present - osku Studios - Founder, Creative Geek and Mac Nerd Provide boutique-style creative services to major brands such as BMO Bank of Montreal, Royal Bank RBC Insurance, Moneris Solutions, Mastercard, Interac and many others. • Graphic Design • Logo Design and Branding • Advertising Design and Production • Banner Ads • eBlasts, eNewsletter and Email Design • Print and PDF Production • Copy Writing • Motion Graphics and Animation • Whiteboard, RSA Animate, Explainer Videos • Illustration, Cartooning and Character Development • Script Writing • Storyboards • Voice Over Talent • Video Editing • Camera Operator/DoP • Expert skills in Adobe Creative Suite • Corporate Video Production 1995 to 2005 - Creative Network Inc. - Art Director and Designer Responsible for communicating with clients directly, project management, art direction, design, production and prepress for ad campaigns, corporate communications and a wide range of other collateral advertising and communications print material. Also provided website design and development in HTML and Flash, banner advertising, eBlasts and e-newsletters. Designed, developed and maintained a graphics asset management server in WebStar on the Mac platform. 1990 to 1993 - Bermuda Press Ltd. - Design Department Manager Managed a design and production team in one of the oldest still operating printing companies in the world (est.1828). Designed and produced a variety of digital artwork on Macs using PageMaker, Freehand and Photoshop, then output in high resolution to Compugraphic film negatives, which were then used to produce printing plates for massive Heidelberg presses. Gained a thorough knowledge of prepress and multicolour offset printing. 1986 to 1993 - Oz in the Art of Cartoon - Freelance Designer and Cartoonist Designed advertising and corporate communications for a variety of local clients and agencies. • Advertising and Corporate Communications Design • Illustration and Cartooning services • Desktop Publishing 1979 to 1982 - Global Television - TV Show Production Artist Worked as an illustrator and graphic artist for television science show Science International, later renamed to What Will They Think of Next while finishing high school. EDUCATION 1981 to 1986 - Mason Advertising Ltd. - Advertising and Design Apprenticeship Certificate in Advertising and Design, Production and Prepress.

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ABOUT OSKU I create value by adding the “oohs” and “wows” that go into my customer marketing materials and business communications. My measuring stick for success is the width of my customer smiles. With several decades of experience making people smile, I can help you put the wow factor in your business and get you noticed. Let me put a smile on your face as well as your customers. I'm available on a project by project basis or for short term contracts. RATES I can work to budget or by the hour/day. Both are negotiable. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY 2005 to present - osku Studios - Founder, Creative Geek and Mac Nerd Provide boutique-style creative services to major brands such as BMO Bank of Montreal, Royal Bank RBC Insurance, Moneris Solutions, Mastercard, Interac and many others. • Graphic Design • Logo Design and Branding • Advertising Design and Production • Banner Ads • eBlasts, eNewsletter and Email Design • Print and PDF Production • Copy Writing • Motion Graphics and Animation • Whiteboard, RSA Animate, Explainer Videos • Illustration, Cartooning and Character Development • Script Writing • Storyboards • Voice Over Talent • Video Editing • Camera Operator/DoP • Expert skills in Adobe Creative Suite • Corporate Video Production 1995 to 2005 - Creative Network Inc. - Art Director and Designer Responsible for communicating with clients directly, project management, art direction, design, production and prepress for ad campaigns, corporate communications and a wide range of other collateral advertising and communications print material. Also provided website design and development in HTML and Flash, banner advertising, eBlasts and e-newsletters. Designed, developed and maintained a graphics asset management server in WebStar on the Mac platform. 1990 to 1993 - Bermuda Press Ltd. - Design Department Manager Managed a design and production team in one of the oldest still operating printing companies in the world (est.1828). Designed and produced a variety of digital artwork on Macs using PageMaker, Freehand and Photoshop, then output in high resolution to Compugraphic film negatives, which were then used to produce printing plates for massive Heidelberg presses. Gained a thorough knowledge of prepress and multicolour offset printing. 1986 to 1993 - Oz in the Art of Cartoon - Freelance Designer and Cartoonist Designed advertising and corporate communications for a variety of local clients and agencies. • Advertising and Corporate Communications Design • Illustration and Cartooning services • Desktop Publishing 1979 to 1982 - Global Television - TV Show Production Artist Worked as an illustrator and graphic artist for television science show Science International, later renamed to What Will They Think of Next while finishing high school. EDUCATION 1981 to 1986 - Mason Advertising Ltd. - Advertising and Design Apprenticeship Certificate in Advertising and Design, Production and Prepress.

#BFA-Integrated Media: Digital Animation (OCAD University,Toronto,Canada) Hybrid Animator Digital Artist Motion Graphic Designer #Filmmaking #Digital Painting #3D Animation #Digital Sculpting, Modeling & Character Design #Digital Composing & Visual Effects Portfolio: www.Projectmv.com

Creative/ AD. Brazilian. I’m an art director and designer based in Toronto. I have experience in advertising as a graphic designer, art director, and creative coordinator. So far, I've been worked at Brazilian agencies for more than 8 years and as creative coordinator for 2 years. Portfolio: sabrinavarela.com Experience: Creative Coordinator / Coordenadora de Criação Company NameAgência BG9 Dates EmployedMar 2013 – Dec 2017 Employment Duration4 yrs 10 mos LocationRecife, Brazil Responsible for lead and administer creative design projects working with producer and project manager across agency teams (Account, PM, Strategy, Development) to produce top-notch, cross-disciplinary multi-channel work to develop and execute campaign strategy. Establishing creative standards for each work closely with the team to make sure that all work meets this standard. Forge and sustain high-performance production and design teams. Coordinating with Executive Director on the selection of papers, inks, and various outside sources/purchases essential to each project completion. Art Director / Diretora de arte Company NameMorya Brasil Dates EmployedFeb 2011 – Mar 2013 Employment Duration2 yrs 2 mos LocationRecife, Pernambuco Responsible for creating original print and digital media, such as logos and branding, infographics, marketing collateral, ebooks, presentations, and advertisement campaigns for local and national clients, including Bompreço (Walmart sub-brand).

As a designer I like new challenges and like to push the limits on projects. I love to work very experimental and have a very hands on approach. My projects represent my eye for details and often hide charming elements to discover. My passion is paper – a special haptic experience and visual appeal is rare in the digital world. Appreciation through unique creations using materials, new technologies and folding techniques. My goal is always a long lasting impression.

Experience in branding, with a passion for print and educated in digital design as well as production and print design. Adaptable, flexible and curious. Always learning and always pushing to be a better designer.

Currently working in own Studio with various media. From 2002 to 2014 Instructor (12 years) at the Faculty of Design, OCAD University, Toronto, Ontario, the leading Canadian institution in visual arts and Design. Taught 1991-1992 in College de l’Outaouais, Hull, Quebec. Senior Designer in leading Canadian companies in Graphic, Exhibit Design, Communication. EARLIER EXPERIENCE (before 1989) Worked as a Designer and Artist in Bulgaria and internationally Member of the Bulgarian Artists’ Union, served at the board of the Design Chapter EDUCATION Bachelor degree from the National Academy of Arts Sofia, Bulgaria Master’s Degree in Industrial and Product Design from the University of Art and Design “Burg Giebichenstein” in Halle, Germany. EXHIBITIONS “Drops”. Solo exhibition of prints, Gallery “Natalie”, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2011 36th , 41st and 42nd International Enamel Art Exhibitions, Royal Ueno Museum Tokyo, Japan, 2002, 2009, 2011 “Colour of Fire”, Joint Exhibition of Canadian and Japanese Artists, The Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, On, 2003 “Crossing Boundaries”, International Enameling Art Exhibition, Canadian Clay& Glass Gallery, Waterloo, On, 1999 Toronto Gift Show, “Uniquely Ontario”, Section 1998, 1999 One of a Kind Christmas Show, 1998, 1999 “Sparkles”. Solo exhibition of enamels. Gallery Montcalm, Hull, Quebec), 1992 Participated in 25 national and international exhibitions in Bulgaria and across Europe (Poland, Turkey, Germany, former USSR) between 1974 and 1989 ACQUISITIONS BY Royal Ueno Museum, Tokyo, Japan, Euroculture Events, Toronto, D&V Electronics, Toronto, U of T, Erin Mills campus, the Rector, private and corporate collections AWARDS Award of Artistic Achievement at the 36th International Exhibition of Enameling Art, Tokyo, Japan, 2002 Special Award at the ECCA Design Competition, Brussels, Belgium, 1987

For the pass ten years I have worked as a designer specializing in motion design, website design, branding, and art direction. With a passion for art, the moving image, and technology, my experiences have involved collaborations with design studios, marketing agencies, printing and packaging companies across North America. **Day rate** $400 per day **Employment and Project Experience** Freelance Motion Designer (August 2009 – Present) Design Reborne Design, build and implement graphic design projects from concept through completion including websites, motion graphics for video or stand alone, logos, and branding packages. Collaborate with clients to create vision, conceive designs, and achieve desired results all while consistently meeting deadlines and requirements. Effectively build and maintain client websites utilizing custom templates, HTML, CSS, and WordPress Clients Include: • NEO Communications • Evermaven Inc. • Fleming College (Environmental Visual Communication Program) • Canadian Wildlife Foundation (CWF) • Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) • Parks Canada • Frame of Mind: Non-profit Organization • Pure Energies Group, Inc. • Toronto Zoo • RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) RCC Institute of Technology (October 2014 - March 2015) Instructor Carry out educational instruction and related services for assigned course while providing fully prepared instruction to students. Duties Include: • Prepared and marked all tests, assignments and exams • Assisted in the planning, development and maintenance of curriculum • Engaged in student retention activities, and documented communication Biederman Graphics (March 2010 – January 2013) Graphics Manager Prepared and produced Flexo plates for the printing of plastic grease cartridges. Managed and trained fellow coworkers on plate making procedures and safety techniques. Built and maintained the website for Biederman Graphics and Biederman Enterprises using HTML, CSS, and Flash. Key Achievements: • Helped to ensure a 3% plastic waste margin and an on-time delivery of 95% • Reduced plate manufacturing time by purchasing new equipment • Decreased overall material cost by sourcing out new suppliers Putting Edge Entertainment Corporation (October 2003 – January 2010) Senior Graphic Designer and Marketing Assistant Successfully managed and coordinated design projects for print and online ads, promotional materials, interior/exterior signage. Created design themes and graphics for marketing and sales presentations, training videos and corporate website. Participated in team effort to increase sales and walk-in traffic to each location throughout North America. Key Achievements: • Ran marketing campaigns which lead to increased sales across North America • Successfully managed a yearly budget of $500,000+ • Established trusting relationships with vendors and key clients

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