Taryn Jacobs

Graphic Designer
+ Creative Consultant

 

Skills

 

Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite, Glyphs, and Sketch. Skilled photographer, videography and editor. Comfortable speaking in front of a crowd. Particularly interested in design management and creative problem solving.

Experience

 

Firebelly Music / Founder, Project Organizer + Creative Lead

2020 - Current,  Mississauga, ON

Independent Music Collective. Manages all creative processes and ensures all aspects of Firebelly meet brand expectations. Oversees deliverables, timelines and budgets for creative, marketing, graphic design and social media activities. 

 

CloudRaker / Freelance, Junior Designer

2021 - Current,  remote

Advertising agency. Designs social media artwork for two podcasts which air weekly. Communicates with the department through Slack, offering insight and responding to feedback.

 

Self-Employed / Freelance Graphic Design + Creative Consult

OCTOBER 2019 - CURRENT

Designed brand experiences, logos and paraphernalia for small businesses. Communicated cleat deliverables and prices to clients.

 

The Studio Paint Bar / Painting Instructor, Curriculum Designer

JUNE 2019 - NOVEMBER 2020,  MISSISSAUGA

Directed a class of 20+ students with detailed, step by step instructions. Developed content for multiple classes for diverse demographics

 

EllisDon / Junior Graphic Designer

JULY 2018 - SEPTEMBER 2018,  MISSISSAUGA

Worked on a multidisciplinary team to elevate multimillion dollar RFP packages through purposeful design. Developed multiple templates to ensure brand cohesion across multiple documents

 

Entro / Graphic Design Intern

JUNE 2018,  TORONTO

Developed concepts for a variety of environmental and architectural design projects/ Contributed to the development of wayfinding systems for multiple university and college campuses. 

 

Camp Mini-Yo-We / Program Director

DECEMBER 2017 - SEPTEMBER 2017,  PORT SYDNEY

Facilitated day-to-day activities for 100+ persons. Developed schematic and abstract schedules. 

Education

 

York University, Sheridan College / Bachelors of Design

SEPTEMBER 2015 - MAY 2019,  TORONTO and OAKVILLE, ONT

Focussed on print design and design thinking. Concentrated on design thinking, design management and creative problem solving. 

 

Fraser Muggeridge / Typography Workshop

MARCH 2017,  TORONTO

Developed technical skills with typography, typesetting and creative composition. Specialized in complex inDesign documents with multiple styles and pages.

 

Personal Projects

 

Orpin

Wrote, recorded and released the EP Loneliness is a Powerful Thing under the pseudonym Orpin in the summer of 2020. Developed a brand and maintained a social media marketing presence. 

Photography

Have created multiple original photography books to commemorate hobby film photography. Professionally, I have been hired to shoot proposals, retirements and other celebrations. 

Art Commissions

Have been commissioned to paint custom acrylic paintings and watercolours for multiple clients. The subject matter includes: watercolours of family homes/barns, acrylic paintings of figures and faces, and abstract works for interior design elements.