Justin Monk

Justin Monk

Graphic Designer

Name:Justin Monk
Date of birth:
Address:Burnaby, BC
Phone:604-500-0910
Email:justin@justinmonk.com
WHO AM I? I am a passionate, versatile and committed designer, with a strong focus on effective communication and collaboration with my clients to create striking and unique visual identities to compete in today’s graphic world. My professional goal is to develop business and current design skills, keeping in touch with current trends and moving them forward into awareness and applicability.

Education

2001 - 2003

1. Fanshawe College

Graphic Design

Three-Year Ontario College Advanced Diploma

1997 - 2000

2. Our Lady of Lourdes

Ontario Secondary School Diploma

Employment

2014 - present

1. Youtube

Youtube Creator - ThisJustIn
08.2016 - present

2. Ocean Drive Leather

Graphic Design and Digital Fabrication
  • Researched and Developed unique pattern and textures for various applications and production. Including silkscreen, laser-etching and application.
  • Development of creative applications of a variety of materials and design.
  • Design and alteration of patterns for preparation of materials for a variety of products including jackets, pants, bags, belts, holsters and other costume pieces.
  • Reproduction of various items from concept to physical items.
  • Physical production of various items including wet-forming leather, bonding materials and vinyl application.
  • Managed communication with vendors, suppliers and multimedia design leads from multiple production houses.
  • 3D concept, design and modelling of various items for various applications. Ranging from flat items to engineered items that must interact together.
  • Project Manage Prop production, oversight and planning.
  • Graphic Design for logos, clean up and designed.
  • Element design, from glyphs, belts, pouches etc.
  • Production control in having fabrics produced, parts ordered, materials on hand and sourcing specific needed parts.
  • Production Preparation, including gluing pieces to costumes, wrapping, cleaning, painting and touch up.
  • Actively involved with costume fittings and meeting with the costume and prop designers to convey information and to make specific changes.
  • Department Management and interdepartmental communication.
2015 - 2016

3. Engine Communications Inc.

Senior Graphic Designer
  • Researched and prepared various quotations for marketing materials
  • Mentored interns, co-operative placement students and junior designers.
  • Graphic design of various materials including, but not limited to: brochures, business reports and proposals, hard and soft cover publishing, advertisements, posters, displays, signage, interiors, web and other media graphics, as well as identity work such as logos and small illustration tasks.
  • Managed communication and relationship building with outside vendors and suppliers.
  • Physical production and installation of various print materials, signage, vinyl lettering, vehicle graphics and banners.
2007 - 2015

4. Fine Line Design

Graphic Designer
  • Met directly with clients, or marketing teams, to develop branding and designs for various mediums.
  • Prepared and facilitated meetings to pitch concepts that emphasize the importance of corporate brand-strengthening or re-branding.
  • Researched and prepared various quotations for marketing materials
  • Mentored interns, co-operative placement students and junior designers.
  • Graphic design of various materials including, but not limited to: brochures, business reports and proposals, hard and soft cover publishing, advertisements, posters, displays, signage, interiors, web and other media graphics, as well as identity work such as logos and small illustration tasks.
  • Managed communication and relationship building with outside vendors and suppliers.
  • Technical advisor for file archiving, system backups, software acquisitions and new hardware.
  • Physical production and installation of various print materials, signage, vinyl lettering, vehicle graphics and banners.
  • Maintained social media presence, including Facebook & Twitter
  • Prepared and maintained WordPress theme websites, including two award-winning websites; www.fabregion.com & www.artsroute.com
2006 - 2007

5. Print Three

Graphic Designer
  • Met directly with clients to create designs for various mediums.
  • Graphic design of various print materials including: brochures, business cards, advertisements, and books.
  • Client communication.