Design: Web Banners and Headers

Design: Web Banners and Headers

While working as a Creative Specialist at MHS, I was responsible for designing logos for both our corporate and higher education Emotional Intelligence conferences. I also created versions of these logos to use as web banners for the conference sites. While maintaining my Gaijin Desu Ne blog in Japan, I and four friends set out on a … Continue reading

Video: Travel

Video: Travel

I started in on creating videos to document travels in Japan and the United Kingdom. Each was an attempt to create a slideshow that people would actually want to watch by setting video and photos to music.

Writing: Web Content

Writing: Web Content

Corporate Web Writing While employed at MHS, part of my responsibility as Creative Specialist was to be solely responsible for writing, editing, and managing all web content for the Emotional Intelligence division’s website. This content included technical product information for the online catalogue, news and product announcements, and the eventual addition of the EI Insider … Continue reading

Higher Education Copywriting and Layout

Higher Education Copywriting and Layout

While working as a Creative Specialist of the MHS Emotional Intelligence division, I wrote and laid out advertisements for print campaigns targeting US Colleges. MHS is a publishing company that focuses on the research, development, publication, and marketing of psychological tests. The company grew on business in educational and institutional fields, but when I joined … Continue reading

Corporate Copywriting and Layout

Corporate Copywriting and Layout

While working as a Creative Specialist at MHS Inc, one of my chief responsibilities was to write advertising copy and perform layout for the Emotional Intelligence division’s print campaigns in numerous business publications. MHS is a publishing company that focuses on the research, development, publication, and marketing of psychological tests. The company grew on business … Continue reading

Photography: Stage – Front of House

Photography: Stage – Front of House

As part of my promotional photography work for the StageWorks Toronto production Into the Woods, I took front of house portraits for all of the cast and crew.

Photography: Stage – Production

Photography: Stage – Production

Toronto, Ontario; August 18-21, 2011 I was hired by StageWorks Toronto to provide promotional photography for their first-ever musical theatre production, Into the Woods, staged at the Annex Theatre.

Design: Japan and JET

Design: Japan and JET

While working in Japan, I took on a number of volunteer design projects in my small town, as well as for organizations related to the JET Program. Every year CLAIR, the organization that coordinates the JET Program in Japan hosts an orientation for incoming teachers in Tokyo. They also host an annual T-Shirt design contest … Continue reading

Travel Writing

Travel Writing

I have always harboured a love of travel writing, and my greatest project to date has been the notebooks and travel log I kept over the two years I spent teaching in Japan. Below are some  excerpts from that travel log, and it can be found in its chronologically-ordered entirety at Gaijin Desu Ne. Modern Myths: … Continue reading