Hi, I’m Darryl!

I’m Darryl Designer / Developer & Art Director

I get excited about solving problems or even just coming up with a few different ideas to give a try. I’m one of those people who has a natural ability to just figure it out. I’m rarely satisfied with the status quo, which leads me to throw in an extra challenge or two on every project.

Want to talk about me, my work, or even to nerd out about typography, design and code – reach out via email or Twitter.



RBC Royal Bank

Senior Visual Designer


Work closely with User Experience Designers and Development team to produce user focused interfaces for RBC loyalty products. Work includes creating static comps and prototypes of UI, along with developing and managing internal stakeholder relationships.

G+A Advertising Studios

Director of Art & Technology

MAY 2011 – DEC 2016

Inspire a team of designers, art directors, and developers to consistently produce a high volume of creative designs and advertising on strategy, within tight timelines.

Art Director

JAN 2008 – MAY 2011

Provided strategic art direction on all projects. Developed standards and workflow for all digital projects. Produced and executed print and digital campaigns for Fortune 500 companies.

Graphic Designer

MAY 2007 – JAN 2008

Skillfully developed creative designs for a wide range of clients. Created national print advertising campaigns including direct mail, POP, packaging, HTML emails, and Flash splash pages.

WiseChoice Graphics

Graphic Designer

SEPT 2001 – MAY 2007

Created design standards for small to medium-sized businesses in the industrial sector. Projects ranged from brochures and logo designs to microsites and e-commerce websites.

ZRC Inc.

Web Designer

JUL 2002 – OCT 2006

Developed a variety of branding, marketing, and web design materials. Clients included small retail stores, a dating site and various technology startups.


Thom Partners

Produced logo designs, brand guidelines, email marketing campaigns and various images for presentations. Clients include EA Sports, Scotiabank, Bulk Barn & Newell Rubbermaid, among others.


Intro + Advanced Javascript TBC Nov 2016
Mobile Email Design Master Class Feb 2013
Georgian College
3yr Graphic Design Program Jul 2002


Top Email Marketing + Design Thought Leaders on Twitter Jan 2015
Georgian College
Lecture on Typography Nov 2013
Design Skills
  • Art Direction
  • Print Design
  • Web + Interaction Design
  • Motion Graphics
  • HTML5 + CSS3
  • JavaScript + jQuery
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • Gulp
  • Grunt
  • Adobe CC
  • AfterEffects
  • Sublime Text
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Google Apps
I’m currently looking for new opportunites. Reach out via email or Twitter.