Dekker Slade

Art Director & Designer

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Dekker Slade is an Independent Art Director & Designer based in Toronto, Canada who works with startups, agencies & forward-thinking companies to help shape ideas into memorable brands & digital products.

As an Independent Art Director, I work closely with my clients as an extension of their team to help them realize their vision and execute their ideas.

I’ve helped nationally recognized brands evolve or reinvent their image and online presence, build products and create a connection with their audience.

Work Experience

Owner, Independent Design Director

July 2015 - Present Ontario, Canada

Northern Co.

Lead Designer

February 2015 - June 2015 Ontario, Canada


Design Director, Partner

May 2012 - June 2015 Ontario, Canada

Signature Graphics

Branding & Marketing Specialist

June 2011 - May 2012 London, Ontario, Canada

EightySix Interactive

Co-Founder & Lead Designer

August 2009 - May 2012 Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Fanshawe College Of Applied Arts And Technology

Multimedia Design & Production

2005 - 2009 London, Ontario, Canada

University Of Western Ontario

Media Theory & Production

2005 - 2009 London, Ontario, Canada


Services For Startups
I help startups, entrepreneurs and small businesses envision their ideas and vision in the digital space through branding, identity systems, presentation decks, digital products and more.

Services For Agencies
I work with creative and marketing agencies looking to bring experience and an outside perspective to their team or project, as well as smaller agencies who are looking for a reliable and talented senior designer.

Corporate Design Services

I've spent a number of years working with corporate brands in all industries. I help recognized brands develop sub-brands, forward thinking side projects, or work with their existing design teams or agencies to create new user experiences.

Blockchain & ICO Design Services

I have spent the past 4 years working with Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and other decentralized technologies. I can help ICO start-ups or blockchain developers build products with my deep understanding of the blockchain space, technology, and potential.