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CK Leach

Web Designer, Graphic Designer, Creative

Brampton, Ontario, Canada
I'm an artist by trade and web designer with a varied knowledge of web programming, graphic design, photography, animation and illustration. These talents have aided him in freelance, contract, and full-time positions for such companies like Thane Inc., JIM Media, Envivo and Geosign. My skill set ranges from conceptualization to project management, print and digital media creation, and UX and marketing. I enjoy every part of the creation process and have a knack for communication concepts through design.

Work Experience

Thane International

Web Designer

I'm a content manager and web designer, primarily in charge of keeping all their local and overseas sites updated. My work covers over 10 countries, 4 languages, and well over 30 different products. I head the newsletter development at the moment, designing, coding and optimizing newsletters and communications for 3 countries. Working with such tools as WordPress, Magento and Bootstrap. Thane has a development team and most of the platforms we work with are customized by our talented PHP team.
August 2011 - Present Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

ADL

Lead creative, Web & Graphic designer

As a freelancer, I am still designing and developing websites, corporate IDs, logos, fliers and other types of graphical and web animated work professionally for small the mid-sized businesses as well as myself. I've worked on company sites, personal sites, and other graphical/animated pieces for several companies.
1997 - Present Brampton, Ontario, Canada

JIM Media Inc

Creative director, Web designer

I was creative lead on all web designs, print collateral and marketing material. My main duties are SEO-friendly and compliant web programming in HTML and CSS (including some Javascript, Flash, and PHP), as well as performing site maintenance, site redesigns and web/print related concepts. I would collaborate with clients on design and development, provide training material to site administrators, and oversee the project from design to delivery.
2007 - 2010 Brampton, Ontario, Canada

Envivo Entertainment

Digital & print media manager

I was head digital and print media. Designing the site, creating and tweaking the brand, and providing the visual communication for Envivo were my projects. My daily duties were maintaining links and functions, converting and uploading all videos, some basic video editing on interviews and news from Envivo, creating print collateral for marketing and advertising purposes, correcting, sizing and creating the photo galleries, and general content management.
March 2010 - August 2010 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Education

Everett Community College

Diploma, Web Development

My course included Web Design (HTML + CSS), Database development (SQL & MS Access), Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash and MS Office
2006 - 2007 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Tim Slaters School Of Animation

Certificate

An introductory course to classical animation. Also included character design and drawing techniques. The course was taught by 2 graduates of Sheridan College, one of which worked for Disney
1998 - 2000 Toronto, Ontario, Canada