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Providing a full range of design services to international clients in the private, public & nonprofit sectors.

Agency Experience

Catalyst Consulting

Art Director
Cayman Islands / Toronto

2009–2011

Cogent Communications

Senior Art Director
Cayman Islands / Toronto

2007–2009

Fizzz Design Inc.

Senior Designer
Toronto

2001–2007

Education

Ontario College of Art & Design University
Fine Arts Program, graduated Honours, A.O.C.A.

Post graduate/additional courses: The University of Toronto, Concordia University (Montreal), The British Institute of Florence

Awards

(2) Silver Addy Awards – Prod­uct or Ser­vice Sales
CayCreative Awards – Best Advertising Design

Software

Adobe Creative Cloud
WordPress
Powerpoint/Keynote
DaVinci Resolve (video)
+ Various standard industry applications

Applications

Responsible for producing highly successful branding packages, websites, corporate communications, advertising design, annual reports, educational materials, magazines, digital presentations, etc.

Clients

Private Sector

Aviso Wealth
Microsoft
General Electric
Dell
Royal Bank of Canada
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Visa
DViuris Law (Rome)
Island Heritage Insurance (Caribbean Region)
Cayman Airways
Health City (Cayman Islands)

Public Sector

Tourism Attraction Board of the Cayman Islands
H. Lavity Stoutt College (British Virgin Islands)
Federal Government of Canada
Ontario Ministry of Education
Liquor Control Board of Ontario
Ontario Energy Board
Ombudsman Ontario
Ontario Ministry of Health
Ontario Realty Corporation
Environmental Commissioner of Ontario

Nonprofit sector

The Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists
Ontario Arts Council
Orchestras Canada
Chartered Secretaries Canada
Archives of Ontario
AMCS Services
Fundamental Learning Academy for Girls (Philippines)
Sculptors Society of Canada
Montessori Schools

Case Study | BSG Group of Companies

Branding and Web Design            

The BSG Group of Companies is a premier corporate events management provider in Central and Western Europe, headquartered in Prague.

Project

Complete brand overhaul with art direction/production of the company’s website, all print collateral and social media campaigns. Work was performed onsite with continuing updates being done remotely.

Outcome

Streamlined production for all aspects of web and print materials.

Search engine optimisation and targeted social media campaigns resulted in a 2X increase in traffic to the site.

Case Study | Kirk Freeport

ADVERTISING Campaigns

Kirk Freeport is the Caribbean Region’s largest duty free outlet chain.

Project

Responsible for the art direction and production of full print advertising campaigns.

Outcome

The campaigns continue to be featured in prominent Cayman publications and on various digital and print platforms throughout the Caribbean region.

Case Study | H. LAVITY STOUTT COLLEGE

Branding and Web Design      

The H. Lavity Stoutt College is the national college of the British Virgin Islands.

Project

Complete brand overhaul; art direction and production of the college’s website and all print collateral.

Outcome

Elevated the image of the college with a consistent/modern aesthetic, promoting it as a world class educational institution. Resulted in a 2X increase in traffic to the site and 14% increase in enrollment the following academic year.

Case Study | Liquor Control Board of Ontario

Annual Reports Design     

The LCBO is one of the world’s largest buyers and retailers of beverage alcohol, with more than 665 retail stores, in addition to catalogues and special order platforms.

Project

Responsible for all aspects of art direction, location photography, design, layout & production.

Outcome

LCBO President, Director of Communications, and stakeholders confirmed that the reports exceeded all communication objectives.

Completed design and full production (including hands-on press approval) of four LCBO annual reports in total.

Case Study | Pedro St. James Historic Site

REBRANDING Package     

Pedro St. James is the oldest building on Grand Cayman, and has come to symbolise the birthplace of democracy in the Cayman Islands.

Project

Complete brand overhaul and production of the attraction’s website and print collateral.

Part of a complete rebranding package for all web properties of the Tourism Attraction Board of the Cayman Islands.

Outcome

Search engine optimisation (combined with targeted social media campaigns) resulted in an overall 35% increase in site traffic.

Case Study | Cayman Airways: Horizons Magazine

Print Magazine Art Direction & Production      

Horizons Magazine was Cayman Airways’ in-flight magazine available on all flights to and from the Cayman Islands.

Project

Art direction and production for the airline’s in-flight print magazine.

Outcome

The airline’s board confirmed that the rebranded materials allowed it to stand apart in the highly competitive market of the region’s magazine publications.

Streamlined production and significantly reduced overall costs.

“David did an excellent job in every project he was involved with. He is always willing to offer his assistance and had an excellent rapport with the many constituents served by our office including clients and other professional organizations. His services would be an asset to any organization.”

Sheridan Robinson
Director — Catalyst Communications, Cayman Islands

Past Projects Gallery

Ability to Meet Deadlines

In 25 years, I have not missed a project deadline.

I am in close contact with a network of reliable, highly qualified professional colleagues. If needed, we can obtain additional help to ensure that all project requirements are met on time.