Design Consultant (Graphic, Web, UI/UX, Branding, Print, Marketing) | Content, Marketing & Community Specialist | Award-winning Author & Publisher | Speaker & Educator
@ tk design | Inspiritus Press | Tami
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Steven Takatsu Lee is a passionate, self-driven, outside-the-box, & award-winning multi-disciplinary artist-entrepreneur and digital pioneer, experienced as a design, development, content & marketing specialist, whether in a collaborative team environment or freelance consulting role. He believes design, the art o… Read More
Steven Takatsu Lee is a passionate, self-driven, outside-the-box, & award-winning multi-disciplinary artist-entrepreneur and digital pioneer, experienced as a design, development, content & marketing specialist, whether in a collaborative team environment or freelance consulting role. He believes design, the art of strategic communication and critical thinking, is all encompassing no matter the form and applies in all disciplines, interactions, and situations, beyond just the visual.

He is fluent in art and design principles, with ten years of experience in graphic, logo, branding, web, UI/UX, print, publication, social media, and marketing design, as well as client consultation and team management. Commanding tools like Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketch, InVision, HTML/CSS, Javascript, PHP, Wordpress, Shopify, WooCommerce, Hootsuite, Hubspot, Asana, Trello, he has spearheaded projects such as education portals, content creation platforms, ecommerce/crowdfunders, and visionary apps integrating social networking, gamefication, augmented reality, and location-based systems. He continues to further his specializations in digital marketing and development.

He is also a poet, novelist, publisher, event coordinator, keynote speaker, presenting at venues such as Ryerson University, University of Waterloo, TDSB, Fan Expo, Word on the Street, and leading initiatives like Inspiritus Press, PEN Canada Bring the Noise Tour, and Crossroads Literary Festival. Online, he has over 20,000 followers. In 2008, he pioneered the English cell phone novel movement and in 2014, his acclaimed literary novel, Espresso Love, won a Watty’s Award and reached 1 million reads. He is the published author of Secondhand Memories, Of Forests & Clocks & Dreams, and editor of Apparatus, an anthology by 15 contributors. His chapbook Kawatare was published by Anstruther Press in Fall 2017 and his poem appeared in PRISM International. He received the Babs Burggraf Award in 2016.

He is a member of the Graphic Designers of Canada, League of Canadian Poets, Writers’ Union of Canada, and Golden Key.

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