Robin M.

  • Joined May 2016

Hello! I'm Robin, a travelling creative. ​I am an illustrator, graphic designer, photographer, writer, and all-around compulsive creator.

  • Vancouver, BC, Canada
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Robin M.
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Services

Categories

Design Community Content Copywriting Social Media

Experience

Summary

I've been entrenched in a customer focused service based style of work for my entire life. I started out working in tourism, then at several museums and finally have settled in to freelance digital illustration and writing. I love what I do!

Work history

Parks Canada
Director of Communications at Parks Canada National Historic Site
Organizing & supervising the delivery of heritage presentations; Developing operational plans with recommendations for site stewardship & improvement
BizClip
Copy Editor and Copy Writer
Copy editing video ads and scripts for international audiences; Analyzing media works for aesthetics, details, and accuracy; Organizing communications and maintaining relationships with clients in French and English

Portfolio

Freelance Illustration and Personal Blogging

Producing, marketing, and distributing graphic illustration; working with clients to create engaging illustrations using the Adobe Creative Suite and various mediums

Director of Communications at Parks Canada Historic Site

Organizing & supervising the delivery of heritage presentations; Developing operational plans with recommendations for site stewardship & improvement

Copy Editor at BizClip

Copy editing video ads and scripts for international audiences; Analyzing media works for aesthetics, details, and accuracy; Organizing communications and maintaining relationships with clients in French and English

Education

Accreditations

McMaster University
BA Honours English
McMaster University
BA Honours Cultural Studies

Skills

Languages

English

Native or bilingual proficiency

French

Professional working proficiency

Skills

blogging community community management content curation content copywriting editing writing graphic design social media

Tools

Buffer Facebook Hootsuite Illustrator iMovie Instagram Medium Photoshop Pinterest Reddit Zendesk YouTube Twitter Tumblr Mailchimp

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 60hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1+ years

Interests

Industries I love

Education Entertainment Events Food Government Health & Wellness Tech Travel

What I read

I could never list them all! Right now I am reading a new Canadian book, Too Much and Not the Mood by Durga Chew-Bose. I am constantly reading essays and articles from the Internet.

Side projects

Working as a freelance digital illustrator, see my personal profile for a link to my website.

Ideal team

I work well with any style, I'm incredibly easy going. I have travelled a lot and have a deep respect for all cultures and walks of life. I am always trying to understand where other people are "coming from."