RGD announces Judges for 2014 Student Awards
This year, RGD will present $17,000 in cash awards in all areas of communication design to student work selected by our panel of industry experts. Students are invited to submit work before Friday May 9th to be considered.

We're excited to introduce the outstanding group of judges who will be selecting the winners of this year's RGD Student Awards:



Tony Jurgilas RGD, Principal & Design Director at 50 Carleton, Sudbury

Frank Chartrand RGD, Founder of Bureau, Sudbury

Mark Falkins RGD, Creative Director/ Partner at BMR, Toronto

Jennifer Taback RGD, Partner at Design Deplume, Sudbury



Laura Shaw, Creative Director at Cineplex Digital Solutions, Waterloo

Chris Duchaine, Associate Creative Director at Quarry Communications, Kitchener

Phil Mondor RGD, Partner & Creative Director at Studio Locale, Kitchener

Jason Recker RGD, Creative Director, Carve Design, London



Sarah Cosentino, Design Director, Branding & Design at Cundari, Toronto

Ciabh McEvenue, Creative & Managing Director at Tamm + Kit, Toronto

Randal Boutilier RGD, Principal at 12thirteen Design Inc., Toronto

Jennifer Schelfhaut RGD, Art Director, TD Bank Group, Toronto



Wendy Millard RGD, Manager of Design Services at Empire Life, Kingston

Angie Fahlman RGD, Director, Designer & Owner at Diverse Designs Inc., Hamilton

Nicole Vallee RGD, Creative Director at Domino Creative, Ottawa

Bronwyn Hammell, Creative Director at Cinnamon Toast, Ottawa


Information Design

Stüssy Tschudin RGD, Managing Partner at Forge Media + Design, Toronto

Debbie Adams RGD, Principal at Adams & Associates, Toronto

Ian Grais, Founder/National Creative Director at Rethink CommunicationsVancouver & Toronto


Packaging Design

Jean-Pierre Lacroix RGD, President of Shikatani Lacroix, Toronto

Robin Honey RGD, President of Honey Design, London

Brent Roth RGD, Creative Director at Perennial Design, Toronto

Jennifer Shadbolt RGD, Senior Designer at Piccadilly Communications, Toronto


Brand Design

Glenda Rissman RGD, Principal at q30 design, Toronto

John Furneaux RGD, Principal at Projektor Brand Image, Toronto

Karen Satok RGD, Owner, Sputnik Design Partners, Toronto

Clinton Clarke RGD, Principal, Creative Director, Brand Communication Specialist, Peterborough

Typographic Design

Gary Beelik, Partner, Soapbox Design Communications, Toronto

Derwyn Goodall RGD, Creative Director at Adams & Associates, Toronto

Noël Nanton RGD, Principal & Creative Director at Typotherapy, Toronto

Irina Khvalova RGD, Principal, Colourphill Design, Toronto



Margie Miller, Creative Director at Harlequin Enterprises in Toronto

John Belisle, Creative Director at Signals Design, Vancouver

Russell Gibbs RGD, Principal at Russell Gibbs Design, Dundas

Barbara Woolley RGD, Partner/Design Director at Hambly & Woolley Inc., Toronto


Digital Marketing Design

Terry Polyak, President & Owner at Milestone Integrated Marketing, Cambridge

Simon Burn RGD, Partner, Brand Strategist, & Creative Director at Right Hand Drive Creative, Toronto

Iffat Jokhio RGD, Senior Designer at Pivot Design Group, Toronto


Motion Design

James Hubbarde, Creative Director at Bell Media, Toronto

Julian Brown RGD, Founder & Creative Director at ON THE CHASE!, Toronto

Celina Fischer RGD, Creative Director at CBC News, Toronto

Neal Halverson RGD, Design Professional at Armstrong Fluid Technology, Toronto


Interaction Design

Blair Johnsrude, Associate Design Director at Normative, Toronto

Mike Freeman, UX Director at Industrial, Ottawa

Gurjot Bhuller RGD, Creative Director at Envision Online Media, Ottawa

Jason Pearl, Interactive Studio Manager at Grip Limited, Toronto


Placemaking Design

Wayne McCutcheon RGD, Partner at Entro Communications, Toronto

Megan Oldfield RGD, Creative Director at Coolaide Design, Toronto

Yails Hernandez RGD, Wayfinding and Signage at TTC, Toronto

Elaine Gillen RGD, Senior Graphic Designer, Ottawa


For more information on the 2014 RGD Student Awards, click here.