Simone St. Aimée | Art Director | Graphic Designer RGD

 

Work History

 

  • ART DIRECTOR, TANK Worldwide (Mar 2020-present)
     

  • ART DIRECTOR / GRAPHIC DESIGNER , CNIB (Oct 09-Mar 2020)
    (Lead on the current brand. Creative accessibility (AODA) lead and resource to external clients and corporations)
    Conceptualize and execute integrated marketing campaigns  from direct mail to email to social.
    Conceptualize, art direct and edit video. Design marketing  and fundraising materials, annual reports.
    Hire and manage photographers and videographers.
     

  • FREELANCE ART DIRECTOR / GRAPHIC DESIGNER (06-09)

  • (Fuse Marketing, BBDO, Rapp Collins, BIMM, Daggerwing Group, Mercedes Benz) 

  • ART DIRECTOR, Cossette Communications (Sept 07-Mar 08)

  •  Snr ART DIRECTOR, Leo Burnett (Dec 06-June 07)

  • Snr ART DIRECTOR/DESIGNER, Tenzing Communications Inc. (Nov 05-Oct 06)

  • Snr ART DIRECTOR, MacLaren McCann (Dec 02-Dec 04)

  • ART DIRECTOR, Arnold Worldwide (Oct 00-Dec 02)

  • ART DIRECTOR, OgilvyOne Worldwide (Jan 98-Nov 00)

Clients

  • Telecommunications: Sprint, Bell Canada, Rogers Cable/Wireless, Telus

  • Not-for-profit: CNIB, Heart and Stroke Foundation, The Huntington Society of Canada 

  • Finance: RBC, Presidents Choice Financial, Bank of Montreal, American Express, Visa

  • Publishing: Harlequin

  • Educational: Centennial College

  • Automotive: Saab, Saturn, Mercedes

  • Loyalty programs: Loyalty (Air Miles), HBC Rewards

  • Tourism: Canadian Tourism Commission

  • Pharmaceuticals: GlaxoSmithKlien, MERCK, Johnson & Johnson

  • Insurance: Norwich Union, CIBC Insurance

  • Retail: Eatons, Sony Store Canada

  • Consumer Goods: Kraft, Knorr, Enfagrow

  • Technology: Dell Computers, IBM, Microsoft

  • Other: Moosehead, Royal LePage

Education

  • Tutored in video editing and video production

  • Project Management Assistant, HTML & CSS courses 

  • Ryerson University, non-credit course in Web Design/Flash/Dreamweaver

  • Ontario College of Art and Design, Bachelor of Design

  • Ontario College of Art, Graphic Design/Honours graduate AOCA


Skills
Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) Premiere, Word, Power Point,
Acrobat, Photography. Some Knowledge of Audition, HTML, CSS.  

Awards

  • CMA (Canadian Marketing Association) RSVP Award GOLD

  • CMA (Canadian Marketing Association) RSVP Award MERIT

  • IABC (International Association of Business Communicators)
    Ovation Award of Excellence - CNIB Eye Remember campaign

  • CNIB Employee of the year - Finalist 2014

  • RGD Association of Registered Graphic Designers) In-House Awards,
    Winner of Excellence in Accessible Design

     

Other Interest

  • Mentor for RGD (Association of Registered Graphic Designers) and Mohawk College, Hamilton

  • Volunteer Arts and Crafts teacher: Harriet Tubman organization

  • Volunteer Arts and Crafts teacher: Woodgreen, Homeward Bound Program

  • Volunteer face painter: St. Agatha School, Homeward Bound Program, various fund-raisers

 


 

svieira@rogers.com   tel: 416-697-4297