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DAMIAN MELLIN
DAMIAN@MELLINCREATIVE.CA
WWW.MELLINCREATIVE.CA
647.869.1078

 
PROFILE

A marketing specialist with over 13 years of experience, I have worked with an array of companies, helping them to develop and achieve their marketing goals. My skill set of design, illustration and web development have empowered me to build brand awareness and helped companies directly connect with eager clients.

CAREER HISTORY

STEPHENSON ENGINEERING INC 2014 – 2016
Communications Director
Stephenson is a medium sized structural engineering firm, providing services to builders and architects

• Directed multiple client appreciate events for over 400 people, including developing marketing campaign, managing third party vendors, and venue coordination
• Managed company social media feeds and increased followers by 30% in 6 months
• Managed corporate communications with clients through email campaigns, direct mail, and event programs
• Developed Stephenson’s internal staff portal “SEEN” that combines social news and a technical updates
• Managed and designed marketing materials including: brochures, handbills, sales tools and giveaways
• Redesigned Stephenson’s public website in accordance to new AODA and Web Content Accessibility Guideline
• Rebranded company materials including presentations, credential packages, letterhead, and email signature

URS / AECOM CANADA INC 2012 – 2014
Graphic Designer and Web Coordinator
URS which was later acquired by Aecom is one of the largest engineering firm with offices world-wide

• Rebranded company annual meeting, project included logo design, brochure design, and video animation
• Produced presentation material for public consultations, tasks included: board designs, 3D renderings, video production, booklet creation, name tags, direct mail design and website creation
• Managed content for Canadian offices for URS global site and URS internal SharePoint site
• Worked on the MTO’s www.my401.ca gateway site, work includes: creating new websites for active projects on the 401, content creation, CMS training for lead staff
• Provided design and layout support for all Canadian award and proposal submissions
• Implemented URS design strategies and guidelines to ensure a consistent corporate-wide brand experience

R.V. ANDERSON ASSOCIATES LIMITED 2011 – 2012
Graphic Designer
R.V. Anderson provides a range of structural services from municipal wastewater to structural design

• Produced a 80-foot long Photoshop enhanced road design board for a Public Consultation Centre
• Produced multimedia presentations for seminars, client meetings and public events for municipal governments
• Created illustrations for public presentation and displays, magazines and trade articles
• Coordinated print requests and managed third party printers
• Worked with Project Managers and engineers to develop E-Newsletters and the corresponding micro-site
• Designed company advertisements for various national and international magazines

MELLIN CREATIVE SERVICES 2008 – 2011
Creative Director
A small marketing company providing marketing and content creation to clients

• Managed the design of a monthly LCBO internal newsletters for two years
• Created marketing material in French and English for the Ministry of Children and Youth Services
• Created and presented a PowerPoint presentation for clients website launch campaign
• Facilitated workshop and meetings to develop website for Toronto Harm Reduction Task Force
• Created a range of sales tools for clients ranging from: brochures, calendars, books, newsletters, logos, stationary, posters, flyers, promotional cards, magazine and newspaper ads, multimedia presentations, display material, manuals, research reports, presentation folders, portfolio packages and signage

Cast Software Inc 2005 – 2008
Creative Director
A medium sized software firm specializing in two software platforms for the lighting and event design industry

• Directed and designed two monthly email newsletters and built a 20,000 monthly subscribed circulation
• Designed all marketing materials for software launches including interactive contests and email broadcasts
• Developed Sales HUB, an international sales team site for sales and marketing materials
• Streamlined design process surround trade show materials and presentations
• Designed and managed deliverables for marketing campaigns
• Developed corporate image in sales materials, business card designs and postcards
• Designed and rendered 3D marketing illustrations using company proprietary software

EDUCATION

Graphic Design Diploma, George Brown College, 2003 (Graduated with Double Major in Corporate Communications and Illustrations)

SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE

Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Premier, After Effects, Dreamweaver HTML, CSS,
WordPress, Revit, Enscape, Maya, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher

References available upon request