CREATIVE, GRAPHIC DESIGNER,
DIGITAL CONTENT DEVELOPER, BRANDING SPECIALIST, TEACHER.
As a graduate of Sheridan College, Illustration program with a major in advertising (minor in editorial), Annette has been an award winning creator of a variety of North America's brands for over 30 years. She taught graphics (Adobe Indesign and Web Management) at Mohawk College to day students and also went to night school herself, getting her Applied Photography and After Effects certificate. Since last June, she now works full time at her new start up company called CreativeFever. www.creativefever.ca. CreativeFever is a branding & design agency and digital content provider. She enjoys creating conceptual imagery using Photoshop and is working on mastering the entire Adobe Master Collection.
Management Marketing, Winter 1991
Illustration May 1983 Sheridan, DIPLOMA
Illustration, 1980 - 1983
National Coaching Level 3, Spring 2004
National Coaching Level 2, Spring 2003
Flash, Winter 2003
Dreamweaver, Winter 2002
National Coaching Level 1, Spring 2002
Digital Photography 2, Fall 2015
Fashion Photography, Spring 2015
Food Photography, Winter 2015
Digital Photography 1, Winter 2015
History of Photography, Winter 2015
Mastering Audio, Winter 2015
Making Music Videos, Spring 2015
Architectural Photography, Fall 2014
Fashion Photography, Spring 2014
Learning Responsive Design May 2013
Dreamweaver CS6 New Features, July 2012
CSS, June 2012
Adobe After Effects, December 2011
Final Cut Pro, May 2011
Garageband, May 2011
2016 - present
- various CERTIFICATES. See PDF
Applied Photography, 2016, CERTIFICATE
Lightroom, Winter 2017
Digital Video Intro, Winter 2016
Web Page Design, L1 (HTML), Winter 2008
Web Page Design, L2 (HTML), Spring 2008
Studio Lighting, Fall 2006
Portraiture, Winter 2007
Marketing 2, Spring 1990
Marketing 1, Winter 1990
Colour Management, March 1999
Grade 13, Southmount 1980
Grade 9-12, Sherwood 1975-1979
Dragonboat Coach Adults and Youth 1991-present
Creative Director / Owner
Job: Strategic marketing, creative graphic design, concept development, photography, illustration, video.
Focus: Consumer goods and services. Package design, video/motion, photography, websites,digital assets, branding, explainer videos.
Senior Graphic Designer / Creative
Job: Creative graphic design, concept development, photo manipulations, illustration
Focus: Horticulture. Point-of-purchase, website design, ads, corporate identity, trade show, sell sheets, presentations, packaging .
2019 Mentor Highschool Media Day, Westdale Theatre
2018 Judge Photo Contest, Hamilton
2017 Mentor Small Business Centre, City Hall
Professor of Graphics
Job: Partial load professor to the day students in the graphics program for teacher on sabbatical.
Focus: Developed and taught two courses: Adobe Indesign – Page Layout and Web Management.
Job: Graphic design, creative concepts, art direction, illustration, developing marketing strategies, helping junior designers, working with photographers and food stylists.
Focus: Food. Packaging, signage, trade show materials, sell sheets, brochures, identity.
2000 Portfolio Reviewer RGD of Ontario
Volleyball Organizer Adults 1986-1995
Art Director / Owner
Job: Consulting, marketing strategies, time/budget/accounting, graphic design, creative concepts, illustration, working with freelancers/printers, sales.
Focus: Consumer goods. Campaigns, packaging, ads, catalogues, publications, P.O.P., logos, brochures, posters, signage, trade show, websites.
Job: Graphics, illustration,
in charge of printing devices.
Focus: National campaigns. P.O.P., consumer marketing, direct mail, B2B, slide presentations.
1988-1989 Baseline Graphics Graphic Designer
1985-1988 LETA Graphics Graphic Designer
1983-1985 Wharton Graphics Graphic Designer
1982 Art Instructor To abled and disabled
6-21 year olds, Art Gallery of Hamilton
1982 Docent Art Gallery of Hamilton
2016 Instructor How to Market your Business, FMA
2016 Instructor Animation Basics, FMA
2015 Instructor PhotoShop, Adult, Private Lessons
1989-1990 RBG / HRCA Graphic Designer