Joel Clements

Brainstorm Studio™ Creative Services

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Work Experience

Brainstorm Studio

Principal

I have built a successful business that is focused on delivering creative solutions to complex design and communication challenges.

As the creative lead on every project at Brainstorm Studio™ Creative Services, I direct a network of creative and technical professionals brought together to provide the highest level of service and expertise in all aspects of print and internet communications.

Brainstorm Studio™ Creative Services provides a range of creative services including branding, marketing, and communications to both large and small businesses.

Specialties: Branding, Corporate Identity Design, Corporate Communications (Annual Reports, Brochures, etc.), Marketing Materials, Web Site Design and Development.
November 2006 - Present Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada

Georgian College

Professor, Graphic Design, School of Design and Visual Art

Teaching first year “Graphic Design Studio”.
January 2016 - Barrie, Ontario, Canada

Durham College

Professor, Digital Photography, School of Media, Art, and Design.

Part-time professor of Digital Photography, currently teaching Intro to Digital Photography in the Public Relations Programme of the School of Media, Art, and Design.
Present Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Centennial College

Professor, Graphic Design.

I developed the curriculum for, and taught, two Packaging Design courses in the Graphic Design - Media programme at Centennial College.

My first year course examined the purpose of commercial packaging, analyzing the structure and meaning of graphics in packaging, and the understanding of environmental implications.

My second year course gave priority to the effectiveness of design solutions in relation to client needs, and utilizing multi-disciplinary thinking in developing creative solutions.
September 2007 - April 2008 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Capital C Communications

Art Director

Responsible for creative management of projects for clients such as Pepsi, Frito-Lay among others. Capital C won "Agency of the Year" in 2006, after becoming the first non mass agency to be nominated.
2005 - 2006 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Capital C Communications

Senior Graphic Designer

2003 - 2005 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Capital C Communications

Intermediate Graphic Designer

2002 - 2003 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Adinfinitum

Senior Graphic Designer

1997 - 2001 Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada

Polytainers Inc.

Graphic Design and Production

1993 - 1997 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Education

York University

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Specialized Honours

Specialization in Visual Communication Design.
September 1989 - April 1993 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Skills

Adobe CS, Photography, Typography,