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NICE TO MEET YOU.

WHO AM I?

WHAT I DO?

LET'S WALK TOGETHER THROUGH MY RESUME. 

"Creative design and unusual ideas that engage the audience!

EXPERIENCE

Creative Director and Art Design
Alx Perno | Orford, Quebec
05/2012 - Current

 

•    Experience in creating integrated visual content across a multitude of marketing channels.
•    Hands on experience in creative direction process, advertising, marketing, graphic design, copy writing and brand development.
•    Outstanding leadership and organization skills with experience managing and nurturing talent.
•    Excellent interpersonal relations, communication skills and team oriented.
•    Experience in preparing and presenting briefs, project specifications and budgets concisely and accurately, with keen attention to detail.
•    Professional business skills, such as negotiation and project management, with the ability to take initiative in a constantly changing environment.
•    Creative and strategic thinker, with a strong understanding of graphic design and brand awareness in B2B and B2C.
•    Led creative team meetings to share ideas and bring actionable plans to fruition.
•    Met customer needs and accomplished creative visions by overseeing strategic, focused campaigns.
•    Preserved branding standards of assigned accounts while creating high-quality designs.
•    Offered leadership while liaising with independent creative agencies.
•    Reviewed and approved retouching, mechanicals and proofs for quality assurance.
•    Coordinated album photo sessions and contracted stylists and photographers.
•    Conferred successfully with clients, departments and other stakeholders to complete projects.
•    Supervised photoshoots to verify completion of quality deliverables.
•    Maintained in-depth and current knowledge of emerging industry trends
•    Approved art layouts, copy design, and illustrative work for publication.


Head Coach
Bishop's University | Sherbrooke, Quebec
05/2008 - 12/2015


•    USports Women's Basketball.
•    Experience in coaching; implementation and monitoring of practices and games.
•    Athlete skills and character development by providing direction to student athletes so they can achieve a high level of performance.
•    Positive communication skills by interacting thoughtfully and respectfully with student athletes, coaches, staff, parents, and community.
•    Follow and uphold the policies and mission statement of the University.
•    Ensure rules and regulations regarding conduct and eligibility of student athletes.

•    Responsible for all administrative, budgetary, and scheduling aspects.
•    Expertise in video analysis and breakdown on a multitude of software; CREZ, fast Model Sports, Krossover and Synergy.
•    Schedule, coordinate and implement player and coaching clinics.
•    Director for the basketball summer camps/clinics with more than 200 student athletes and 30 staff members, including coaches and speakers.
•    Encouraged team members to become stronger, more agile athletes and more successful competitors through focus, effective training and nutrition.
•    Monitored players' academic progress to ensure continuous success and commitment to education.
•    Collaborated with peer and parent liaisons to achieve program growth while managing coaching development.
•    Applied evaluation techniques and personal knowledge to assess abilities to assign players to correct positions on team.
•    Built strong media and community relationships through positive interaction and communication in support of sports program.
•    Reviewed game tapes of competitor events to understand strategies and plan approaches.
•    Consulted with athletic director and coaching staff to assess team structure and devise recruitment strategies.
•    Attended events of prospective players, met with families and presented recruitment proposals.

 

 

 

 

Director
Shoot for the cure 
05/2007 - 10/2015

 

•    For the Cure.
•    Breast Cancer initiative in Canada for National Coaches Association.
•    Director for the Shoot for the Cure month, Breast Cancer initiative fundraising events.
•    Breast Cancer initiative for all Universities across Canada.
•    Elaborate fundraising ideas and events for Universities across Canada.
•    Planned and implemented strategies to increase funding through various approaches.

 

 

 

 

Conference Speaker
Worldwide 
01/2007 - 08/2015

 

•    Worldwide conferences.
•    Speaker at many conferences, National and International.
•    Delivered speeches to groups of people in various venues addressing "Tips for improving your skills", "Leading with the heart" and "Team building".
•    Incorporated variety of techniques including stories and inspirational messages into presentations to entertain attendees.

 

 

 

 

Head Coach
Quebec-Canada International Women's Basketball, Jeux de la Francophonie | Beirut, Niger, France 
01/2005 - 01/2015

 

•    Encouraged team members to become stronger, more agile athletes and more successful competitors through focus, effective training and proper nutrition.
•    Prepared athletes for games with well-coordinated schedule of practices and individual training.
•    Maximized athlete performance by overseeing targeted physical conditioning programs.
•    Built strong media and community relationships through positive interaction and communication in support of sports program.

 

 

 

 

Head Coach
Collège Montmorency Basketball | Laval, Quebec
09/2005 - 04/2008

•    2007-2008 FQSE Provincial Champions.
•    2005-2006 CCAA National Champions.
•    2005-2006 FQSE Provincial Champions.
•    2005-2006 FQSE League Champions.
•    2005 Sun Youth Tournament Champions, Montreal, Quebec.
•    Director of 3 editions of Niva Provincial basketball tournament.

 

 

 

 

Internship Coordinator
Université de Montréal | Montreal, QC
   04/2002 - 04/2008

 

•    Coordination of internship in Occupational therapy program.
•    Assist, monitor, and coordinate fieldwork for students in Occupational therapy program.
•    Report and assist the Fieldwork Coordinator in all facets of the program.
•    Identify, develop and maintain relationships with local, provincial, national and international agencies/organizations, governmental and voluntary health agencies, professional associations, hospitals, and medical care services to administer a purposeful fieldwork program.
•    Chose and implemented program curricula and collaborated with instructors to align teaching strategies to meet educational goals.
•    Collaborated with supervisors to examine effectiveness of program and instruction.
•    Discussed curriculum changes with department staff and principals to facilitate action plans.

 

 

 

 

Head Coach
Collège Laval | Laval, QC
09/2004 - 04/2005

 

•    2004-2005 FQSE Provincial Champions.
•    2004-2005 FQSE Provincial League Champions, East division.
•    2005 Victoriaville Tournament Champions, Victoriaville, Quebec.

 

 

 

 

Head Coach
Collège Regina Assumpta | Montreal, Quebec
09/1999 - 04/2004

 

•    2003-2004 MBL Provincial Champions.
•    2002-2003 MBL Provincial silver medalists.
•    2003 Victoriaville Tournament Champions, Victoriaville, Quebec.
•    2003 Gloucester Tournament Champions, Ottawa, Ontario.
•    2001-2002 MBL Provincial Champions.
•    2001-2002 FBBQ Provincial Champions.
•    2002 Ste-Foy Tournament Champions, Quebec, Quebec.
•    2000-2001 FBBQ Provincial Champions.
•    1999-2000 FQSE AA Provincial Champions.
•    1999-2000 FBBQ AAA Provincial Champions.
•    2000 Victoriaville Tournament Champions, Victoriaville, Quebec.
•    2000 Anjou Tournament Champions, Montreal, Quebec.
•    1999 Ste-Foy Tournament Champions, Quebec, Quebec.

 

 

 

 

Golf Starter
Laval-sur-le-lac Golf Club | Laval, Quebec
05/1995 - 10/2001

 

•    Assist the Golf professional with all facets of golf operations.
•    Responsible for golf inventory.
•    Starting tee coordinator, bag equipment, caddy and golf carts.
•    Served members and guests with enthusiastic, helpful demeanor to promote positive, memorable experiences.
•    Resolved member concerns or complaints and kept supervisors informed of escalating situations.

EDUCATION

Lasalle College

Montreal, Quebec

2020

Graphic design

New York Institute of Art

NY, New York

2012

Graphic design & Interior design

University of New England

Biddeford, Maine

1996

Psychology

Maisonneuve College

Montreal, Quebec

1994

Art & lettre

Polyvalente Deux-Montagnes

Deux-Montagnes, Quebec

1992

High school

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