RGD Webinar: Freshly Certified — Creating Effective Case Studies

Presented by Amanda DeVries RGD, Marcos Terenzio RGD, Kayla English RGD and Elana Rudick RGD; moderated by Amanda Bolte RGD


Do you find the process of presenting your portfolio nerve-wracking? Wouldn't it be great to not only see examples of engaging projects, but also how they're put together for prospective clients or employers?


Join our diverse panelists of recently Certified RGDs as they break down their case study processes and answer questions about their experiences. This Webinar is perfect for the designer looking to see and learn how others present their work succinctly and effectively in the virtual world. Also, if you are thinking about getting Certified and want to see examples of how to do the presentation portion and create your case studies, this is the Webinar for you.





Amanda DeVries RGD
Amanda has been an independent brand consultant and graphic designer for 15 years, recently specializing in branding and packaging for food & beverage companies. She spent 10 years in Ottawa, before moving to Southwestern Ontario with the opportunity to work with small businesses and real people. She has also been a prop stylist on two cookbooks, thereby checking off items on her bucket list. Amanda will be presenting a refresh of the packaging of an energy bar, including insight into the process behind the scenes.


Kayla English RGD

Kayla English has been professionally playing with type, shapes and colour since 2010. Working in agency, freelance and in-house positions, she has worked alongside many different businesses and professionals to preach the value of thoughtful design and find solutions that balance both aesthetics and function. Currently freelancing under the name Woodrow Design Co, Kayla also scratches her entrepreneurial itch alongside her husband, managing a modern airplane hangar turned event venue and parenting her two young children. Kayla is presenting recent branding work for Monica Rosenke, a personal trainer, fitness professional and joyful movement ambassador.


Elana Rudick RGD

In 2009, Elana said goodbye to the world of cubicles and founded Design Is Yummy; a Montreal-based studio that specializes in crafting thoughtful and engaging design solutions. As an award-winning Creative Director and Graphic Designer, she feels lucky to have found a career that combines two of her passions; design and business. When she’s not working on her RGB glow, you can find her picking through design books and eating all-dressed pizza with pineapple. Elana will share her team’s work for a theatre company and talk about the challenges of pushing boundaries the Canadian way (politely).


Marcos Terenzio RGD

Marcos is an executive, strategist, artist, creative director & digital visionary. He brings 25 years of award-winning experience creating integrated brand experiences for Fortune 500 clients. He has been focused heavily in the retail sector, delivering brand experiences that emotionally connect, empowering clients to own the moment of purchase and build meaningful relationships with their customers. Marcos oversees the integration of creative solutions that converge with technology, innovation, brand, and design. He utilizes omni-channel approaches to effectively engage, communicate, captivate and deliver results on business objectives. ​Currently Marcos is Vice President of Creative & Strategy for iGotcha Media, a leading digital experience agency. Prior to this he was Director of Digital Creative Experience at Shikatani Lacroix Design (SLD), one of Canada's leading branding and design agencies. Before this he was part-owner and head of creative for a successful small boutique agency named Spot Digital and he also helped to launch a digital agency for one of Canada’s largest privately owned communications companies.