Member News: April/May 2015

Check out what RGD Members have been up to this month! 

Image: website with portraits contributed by Jim Ryce RGD


Career Moves:

Mike Freeman RGD is now Front-End Web Specialist at Canadian Internet Registration Authority

Brad Ohlman RGD is now Senior User Experience Visual Designer at OpenText

Dan D'Alessio Prov RGD is now Senior Graphic Designer at Canadian Tire Corporation

Nicola Hamilton Prov RGD is now Senior Designer (Freelance) at Chatelaine

Chris Tsang Prov RGD is now Social Media Designer at Indigo

Jody Kamen Prov RGD is now Graphic Designer at Agency59 Response

Alyssa MacLeod Prov RGD is now Production Manager and Graphic Designer at SportsXpress 

Anna Nativ Prov RGD is now Designer at Cinnamon Toast 

Nicole Tucci Prov RGD is now Event Designer & Stylist at Prim & Popping Branded Events 



Ben Hagon RGD and the team at Hagon Design have rebranded to become Intent, reflecting the agency's move from a business-to-business offering, to specialized communication services for the non-profit and public sector.

Sandy Kedey RGD received Price Award for tenured teaching experience at OCAD University and takes over as head of new OCAD U Advertising Program, experiencing unprecedented success with students hired by top tier agencies JWT, BBDO, Lg2, Rethink, McLaren and others.

Founded by Ian Clarke with portraits contributed by Jim Ryce RGD, recently launched website features profiles of RGD Members Russell GibbsFidel Pena and Jennifer Weaymouth, among others. 



Barry Quinn RGD and the team at Juniper Park received Webby Awards 'People's Voice' Award for Public Service and Activism in the Social category for “Don’t Let Them Disappear

Marko Zonta RGD and the team at Zync received a Webby Award in the Celebrity / Fan category for the Chris Hadfield website (Press Release)



Vanessa Eckstein RGD and the team at Blok Design share launch of 'This is Not a Toy' Book in the latest Blok Bulletin

Bob Hambly RGD, Barb Woolley RGD and the team at Hambly & Woolley share projects for harry Magazine, Tourism Toronto, Sketch and more in the latest issue of the Orange Newsletter.


If you're launching a new website or firm, starting a new job, welcoming a new team member, let us know! Email  to share an update in a future community news item. We look forward to hearing from you!