laura sirois design etc.

Selected Projects

About, CV,


CV

EDUCATION

BA FINE ARTS, MAJOR DESIGN,

  •  Concordia University, 2012/2013 grad

VISUAL ARTS SPECIALTY

  •  Canterbury High School for the Arts, Graduate of 2007

  •  Technical Training in painting, figurative drawing, darkroom photography, ceramics, printmaking (linocut, copper & zinc plate etching)


DESIGN WORK

CLUB COFFEE
Graphic Designer & Marketing consultant, May 2014 - May 2015

  •  Development of graphics & branding for coffee packaging (carton, sticker & bag, frac pack)

  •  Development & print prep for print ads, in-store signage, trade show display

  •  Co-ordination with in-house packaging plant, printers, marketing team & upper management

  •  Product naming, copywriting

  •  Creation of the role of in-house designer at Club coffee, along with design database, file-naming strategy, & artwork process (to address the requirements of numerous audit organizations)

DOLLARAMA ART DEPT
Packaging design, May 2013

  •  Development of graphics & branding for 3D products, specializing in food

  •  Application of standard Canadian food labelling regulations

  •  Food & product photography and styling

  •  Product naming, copywriting

  •  Consultation with suppliers, buyers, art directors and printing technicians

  •  Quick design turnaround from project brief to print

MYOLIFE & STRETCHING CANADA
Communications & Administrative assistant, part time, Montreal, summer 2013 -
Poster & e-blast design, client & student recruitment, video editing, text editing

CHEZ VOUS
Brand & identity design, illustration, signage, Montreal, 2013

BLACKSTRAP BBQ
Custom wall-mounted menu, design & fabrication, Montreal, 2013

FAIT ICI BOUTIQUE
Poster & info design, window display & signage, packaging, Montreal, 2011 - april 2013

DW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Ottawa, graphic designer, summers 2010 - 2011, 2013

  •  Development of graphics for 3D packaging

  •  Content creation and design of graphic style guide for UI Experience

  •  Creation of written material for contest submissions & product promo

  •  Product documentation

  •  Development of instructional graphics for 3D products

OBX RESEARCH LABS
Concordia Uni, Visual Communications designer, 2011

  •  Design of promotional print and online poster

  •  Design of supporting printed documents & blog for educational programs

CONCORDIA INFUSION
Identity design, Concordia Uni, 2011

POSTER/IDENTITY DESIGN
Canterbury Arts High School Identity & Motivational permanent poster-works, 2008


EDUCATOR WORK

GUEST LECTURER, Design Process, Concordia University, 2012

INTERPRETER, Canada Museum of Agriculture, 2010

ANIMATOR, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 2009

VISUAL ARTS INSTRUCTOR, Monart School of Art, Ottawa, 2005 to 2008

SKI COACH & INSTRUCTOR, Camp Fortune, Chelsea, QC, 2006 to 2010


EXHIBIT

WELCOME BUDS, Chez Zosha, Rue Parc, Montreal, 2013

SUBJECT TO CHANGE, Espace Projet, Montreal 2012

INTERSECTIONS: ARTISTS & EDUCATORS, Espace Fibre, Montreal 2012

THREE TIMES, Coatcheck Gallery, Montreal, 2012

FOLIO MAGAZINE LAUNCH, Studio Beluga, Montreal, 2012

ART ALLEY, Curator, Ctrl Lab, Montreal, 2011

FLEET PUBLIC ART EVENT, Concordia Uni, Montreal, 2011

DESIGN UNDERGRADUATE EXHIBIT, Concordia Uni, 2011

VISCERAL REACTIONS, Galerie B-312, Montreal, 2010


COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

SIDETRACKS COLLECTIVE MEMBER, Montreal, 2015 - now

VOLUNTEER ART WORKSHOP LEADER, Nazareth house, Montreal, 2011 - 2015

HOST, Cooking Classes, Fait Ici, 2012

CONCORDIA OUTREACH STUDENT PARTICIPANT, Montreal, 2010 to 2011


MORE

SHOPKEEP, SERVER, Fait Ici, Montreal, 2011 - March 2013

CASHIER & STOREFRONT DECOR, Michaels Crafts, Ottawa, 2006 to 2008


I can be contacted at: siroislaura@gmail.com.