ECE | FOUNDER, DESIGNER AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Ece Savas is a Registered Graphic Designer with 15 years of experience in corporate design, branding, advertising, editorial design and way-finding. Over the years she has worked in various agencies in Europe, 3 years at a well established architecture office and 2 years in a corporate financial setting in Toronto. Ece established Palindrome Design with the hopes of serving her own clients. Since 2013 she has designed many logos and branding packages for SME's, through her experience learned about running a bussiness, strategy, networking, marketing and sales. She got fascinated by how much value strategic thinking brings to design; and the other way around.
As herself, Ece's bussiness is always evolving, growing and flowing in different directions. With her solid design background, positive attitude and martial discipline she welcomes change and fluidity in her design practice as her life.
I'm a creative thinker who seeks for experiences, meaning and beauty in all areas of life. I believe that we are responsible for what we create and what we create is intertwined with everything else.
RENÉE | CREATIVE WRITER, BRAND JOURNALIST
“Do you want someone who understands native content, can talk branded content, and develop your content strategy? I bring journalism and communications training and experience to brands who want to reach their audience and give them what they want, not what brands think their audience wants. I make you sound better.”
Renee’s work has appeared in national and international publications including: Freelance project editor and writer for The Globe and Mail, Social media manager planning strategy and communications for various, Copywriter for Quebecor consumer publications, eSSENTIAL Accessibility, Job Bliss, CIBC, Rogers Communications, Ghostwriter
As writer, her work has been published in: The Globe and Mail, Forbes, Spark Business IQ, Workopolis, Huffington Post Canada, The Toronto Star, The Toronto Sun, Canadian Living, Globalnews.ca, Reader’s Digest, Forbes.
ELISABETH | USER EXPERIENCE RESEARCH, TESTING AND ANALYSIS
“ I help my clients understand their customers and make smarter decisions about design, branding, and marketing. With a PhD in Psychology and expertise in both qualitative and quantitative research methods, I uncover customers’ behaviors, motivators, and emotions, and translates those insights into needle-moving recommendations for transforming the customer experience. Some notable companies I have worked with include Shopify, Prosper, United Airlines, and GlaxoSmithKline.”
DARBY | SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING, SEO
AND WEB DEVELOPMENT
Darby Rahme founded Warrior Digital in May 2012, after watching companies struggle to effectively implement AdWords campaigns and SEO strategies in both English and French. Darby leverages 7+ years experience in corporate marketing, largely in corporate real estate, to ensure her clients' business objectives are attained. Since its founding in 2012, Warrior Digital has grown into a full-service agency that helps clients from traditional industries leverage online marketing tools and platforms.
Darby has a Masters of Science in e-Marketing from Oxford Brookes University, and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Victoria in British Columbia. She is Google AdWords certified, speaks French fluently, and has professional experience working in countries across Asia, Europe, and North America.
TARYN | WEB DESIGN DEVELOPMENT
AND E-MAIL MARKETING
Taryn McKay is a web designer, developer, and e-mail marketing specialist.
Taryn was previously the Email Marketing Manager at Indigo, developing and overseeing some of the largest e-mail marketing campaigns in Canada.
Taryn graduated from Humber College's Web Design & Development program,
and has a BFA from Alberta College of Art and Design.
MAGDALENA | CREATIVE AND CORPORATE PHOTOGRAPHER
“ I'm a photographer and art director. I specialize in lifestyle portraits, commercial projects and corporate assignments. I create a visual identity that is on point with your brand.
I'm easy to work with, because I listen. Let me know what you have in mind and I'll do my best to bring your vision to life. I'm based in Toronto, but travel assignments are my absolute favorite.”
YAEL | VR VIDEO AND FILMMAKER
“ Stories are my passion. I am a video editor and a writer with 5 years of professional experience in videos, theatre and Virtual Reality. I help my clients tell their story and/or present their products in an innovative way that allows them to reach their target audience and the business collaborations they desire.
I have a bachelor degree is in cinema and communication. For the past 2 years I’ve been specializing in Virtual Reality and 360 videos. I worked as the house editor in InceptionVR, a VR content and distribution company, and I am currently working on a VR fictional series in Israel.”
CHERYL | PERFORMANCE COACH
Cheryl Keates is an expert at inspiring change for higher performance with more balance, and deeper fulfillment. Combining a holistic approach to psychology with her vocation as a Professional Certified Coach, she facilitates leaders in powering up their performance, leading with confidence, and increasing their emotional intelligence. Cheryl has spent 25 years working with C-level executives developing strong relationship building and communication skills that have generated impressive results across a number of sectors. Cheryl is a Psychology graduate of New York University, an Adler Certified Professional Coach and a Xerox Trained Sales Professional. Her work assignments have included roles in Canada, the United States and abroad.