I’m a Digital Media Alchemist; I turn pixels into gold.

Logo's and Icons

UI's and light Branding
Logos and Icons

Logo's and Icons

  • Tools Used: Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Pencils
  • Brands: Entertainment, Casual and Corporate

Banners and Floaters

Flash, GIF, JPG and sometimes CSS
Banners and Floaters

Banners and Floaters

  • Tools Used: Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, HTML/CSS
  • Types of Creatives: Static and Interactive with Tracking Codes

Videos and Motion Animation

Animated and Live Action
Videos and Motion Animation

Videos and Speacial Effects

  • Tools Used: After Effects, Premiere, 3Ds Max, Photoshop, Vegas Video, Audition
  • Formats: Digital and (S-VHS)

3D Assets

Modles and Effects
3D Assets

3D Assets

  • Tools Used: 3Ds Max, Poser, CrazyTalk, Elements
  • Type of 3D: Animated Objects, Print Assets and Physics Particles

Traditional Art by Hand

Sketching, Airbrush and Paintings
Traditional Art by Hand

Traditional Art by Hand

  • Mediums: Water Colours, Oils and Acrylics, Pencils and Airbrush
  • Serface: Any

Web Sites and Landing Page

Mailers and Newsletters
Web Sites

Web Development / Production

There are WAY TOO MEANY tools I use for the list, but you get the idea I hope.

  • Code Languages: Advanced HTML/CSS with good XML and JavaScript, jQuery with basic PHP
  • Tools I use: Dreamweaver, NotePad++, Bootstrap, Flash, WIX, Web Flow, Muse, Edge Animate, ReFlow etc...

A Digital Media Alchemist

that turns pixels into gold. I also have a background in graphics, coding, and building both on line and off line content. I had the opportunity to work in many industries ranging from large corporations to small start up businesses. I really enjoy every part of the creative process from planning and illustrating to building and launching.

Had the opportunity

to work in both Canada and Europe in many industries like: tourism, financial, consumer products, modelling, retail, real estate, automotive, construction and entertainment. In 2002 I worked as a contractor for Colgate Palmolive, Nike, Reebok and Adidas as a Graphic Artist and Flash Animator.

During my 15 years in the industry

I also taught Multimedia and Web Development for over a decade in both Canada and Europe. This has allowed me to stay relevant in today’s market. What I can offer you is commitment, loyalty, experience and a unique combination of artistic and technical skills.

  • Prepared sketches, layouts and graphic elements using traditional tools and/or design applications
  • Consulted with clients in establishing the overall look, graphic elements and content that met their needs
  • Successfully managed projects and staff from conception to launch
  • Dedicated, reliable team player and a self-starter that can take new challenges and deliver results
  • Eye for detail, creative, adaptable and flexible to work with different technologies
  • Proven facilitation skills with the ability to train others with regards to their duties and responsibilities
  • Skilled at multi-tasking while organizing and prioritizing workloads in a deadline-driven environment
  • Strong computer skills including industry specific software

Skills / Tools

GUI,UI, UX / CSS(3), XML, HTML-(D/X/5) / CMS, Joomla, Word Press / Dreamweaver CC / Notepad++ / Muse CC/ Flash CC /Flash and After Effects design / Photoshop CC / Illustrator CC / Quark X-press / InDesign / Prezi / PowerPoint / DVD and CD Authoring / Sound Forge / Acid / Reason / Recycle / MIDI / Premier CC / Vegas Video / Video Editing and Visual Effects/Graphics / After Effects CC / FX Compositing / Boujou / Motion Tracking / 3D MAX / 3D Animation design / Action Script 1 / Kiosk Ads / Use of JavaScript, jQuery + Various Scripting tools / Basic PHP + MySQL / Cross Browser functionality / Mailer’s, Banners and E-blast / Front-end Advertising / Storytelling / Motion Animation / Usability Testing, knowledge / Graphics and Design / Leadership / Writing & editing ( copy only ) / Find Ability / Search Engine Optimization / Accessibility / Wire Framing / Constant Contact / Mail Chimp / email marketing / e-books / Website design and maintenance

Project 02
Mike showcased his multiple creative abilities and vast knowledge about various subjects that include script writing, illustration and animation by creating an animated video describing the advantages of using Hoodoko.com Dan Lawrence, Hoodoko.com
Mike is a fast working individual and can produce more than you can expect in less time. With Mike, you can expect to have an employee that will respect you and your company and a person that can stand next to you and support you on your business’ web & graphic related needs. Simos Symeou, Primecom Ltd