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Education

Master of Design,  Strategic Foresight & Innovation

OCAD University

2019 - 2021

Associate Degree, Graphic Design

British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)

2017 - 2018

BSc. Health Science, Epidemiology & Population Health Research

Simon Fraser University

2008 - 2013

Work experience

Researcher & Designer | 2020

Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD) - Paris, France

Worked in the Directorate for Science, Technology, and Innovation in the Policy Division in collaboration with the Strategic Foresight unit on the 2020 STI Outlook report and Beyond 2020 report.

Strategized and outlined the “Megatrends” section of these reports. Thoroughly researching a wide range of trends for their potential inclusion in the Outlook. Synthesis and Design of large data sets into charts and visuals.

Marketing Manager | 2018 - 2020

The Gobran Group Inc. - Toronto, ON

Oversaw the marketing team, outlined marketing strategy, developed & implemented marketing campaigns, timelines and budgets. Reviewed and approved designs to ensure standards and consistency.

Continuously monitored SEO, and customer response to various marketing initiatives, and adjusted as needed.

Designer & Consultant | 2014 - 2020

Freelance - Vancouver, BC & Toronto, ON

Managed a large list of responsibilities and multiple clients with competing deadlines, as a consultant, researcher and designer. Experience with clients in various industries including, health care, insurance and hospitality.

Lead Graphic Designer | 2018

Marqyi - Vaughn, ON

Worked on the UI/UX design of software interfaces for clients in the financial and tech industries, including PwC, their affiliates, IBM and The Four Seasons Hotel.

Participated in ideation of designs for internal collateral and website, created wireframes, mockups and corporate presentation Decks.

Prepared and participated in various presentations and meetings for and with our clients, to walk through design ideas.

Assistant Business Development Manager | 2015 - 2018

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar - Vancouver, BC

Worked within the Business Development Office as well as the Financial department. Managed clients & worked to increase Boulevard’s recognition and brand awareness.

Strategic Foresight

• Systems & design thinking

• Value proposition research + design

• Strategic innovation Research

• Business model design

• Service design

Science & Technology

• Research

• Academic writing

• Information & data synthesis

• Science design

• Knowledge translation

Design

• Adobe creative suite (Ai, Ps, In, Li)

• Marketing

• Brand development

• Website design

• Digital & print ads

• Project management

• UX design

Languages

English

Spanish

French

Skills

Volunteer experience

Vice President of the Board of Intern Circle | January - June 2020

Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD) - Paris, France

The Intern Circle at the OECD is an intern led organization representing the interests of the 200-400 Interns at the OECD. The board manages communications and organizes events, such as workshops and networking events as well as social events. Additionally we advocate and represent the interest of interns within the OECD.

Intake & Clinic Coordinator | 2014 - 2016 (summers)

Umbrella Health Cooperative - Vancouver, BC

Worked as a coordinator for the seasonal mobile clinic which aided temporary foreign workers from Mexico and Guatemala.

Helped to manage clinics and maintain the clinic schedule. As well as aiding in set up and execution of clinics at various locations in the Greater Vancouver area.

Managed and updated a large patient database, completed intake with patients to translate and interpret health and medical information. As well as Providing patients with information about their healthcare rights in Canada.

Volunteer Coordinator | 2011 - November 2013

VAST (Vancouver Association for Survivors of Torture) - Vancouver, BC

Worked with refugees, asylum seekers and new immigrants to Canada from various cultural backgrounds. Translated and interpreted health, legal, and housing information for clients and colleagues in English and Spanish.

Managed and maintained the community space at VAST and coordinated food bank donation and distribution.

Coordinated volunteer schedules. Organized and executed fundraising and outreach events.

Womens’ Clinic Volunteer | 2009

BC Cancer Agency

Worked at pop-up clinic sites all across the greater Vancouver area as a form of outreach and delivery for breast cancer screening.

Performed clinic intake and provided patients with information regarding screening procedures.

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