Michael Gouveia

Brand Architect

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Michael Gouveia is an independent consultant and graphic designer with 18 years of brand focused advertising and design experience servicing clients including Steam Whistle Brewers, TD Canada Trust, Sony, GSK, and many more. He now brings continues to offer his experience and services independently or through a design collective.

Work Experience

McDonnell Haynes Advertising And Design

Senior Art Director

Lead creative and studio teams in the strategic and creative development/implementation of marketing plans and brand communications for TD Canada Trust, Tarion, WeightWatchers, George Brown College, Habitat For Humanity and others.
December 2000 - October 2009 Toronto, Canada

Ranscombe & Co.

Art Director

Responsible for the strategic and creative development/implementation of brand communications for Sony, GSK, Roche, Woodbine/Mohawk, City of Toronto and Workopolis.com
1998 - 2000 Toronto, Canada

Penguin Books Canada Ltd.

Assistant Marketing Manager

Develop marketing and advertising plans for Stephen King, Walt Disney Records, Beatrix Potter, and other clients. Kept on board as a consultant to help develop the annual marketing plan and brand initiatives from 1998-2003.
1995 - 1998 Toronto, Canada


International Academy Of Design

Advertising Communications Degree

Graduated Top-of-Class. Won Art Director of the Year Award amongst all competing advertising and design schools.
1997 - 1998 Toronto, Canada

George Brown College

Chef School

Upgraded from household cook to household chef.
2010 - 2010 Toronto, Canada


English (Native),
Portuguese (Fluent),
French (Beginner),


Advertising, Brand Development, Business Development, Excel, Graphic Design, Illustrator, Indesign, Logo Design, Photoshop, Powerpoint, SEO, UI, Ux, Web Design, Word,