Angela Barber

Interactive creative team leader experienced in online marketing and user interface design

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Rally-chief for small but mighty creative teams
- Synthesizer of blue-sky ideas and executed concepts
- Creator of interfaces, data-driven promotions, and persuasive presentations
- Organizer of badly named layers in Photoshop files
- Figure-it-out-er-er of everyday little problems

With over 10 years of experience in the interactive industry, I have made many mistakes and solved many problems. I have helped clients from a 2-person startup to A-level brands achieve their goals.

I can help you with interactive design documents, visual design for interfaces, generating ideas, sales pitches, and rallying creative team members to produce amazing results.
Work Experience
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Mar 2013Present
Digital Creative Director
In this role I guide the creative team supporting TC Media consumer brands, business development and sales teams.

We are involved from the research phase to final creative execution for projects ranging from display ads to websites and workflow systems.

Typical assets that I create include mood boards, wireframes, UX specifications, and visuals. I also develop methodologies and tools for our creative team to work more effectively and efficiently.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Mar 2009Mar 2013
TC Media
Interactive Art Director
I managed the Creative Services team and worked closely with developers, strategists, and data analytics to drive results for our clients. We produced email campaigns, micro-sites, digital promotional campaigns, UX specifications, and various other design work.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nov 2008Mar 2009
Design Lead
As the design lead at Kaboose I managed workflow, guided designers and was the point person between the creative team and other departments.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jun 2006Oct 2008
Graphic Designer
In this role I supported the marketing team with design for sales materials, media kits, promotional materials, and online marketing efforts, as well as designed components for various web properties in the Kaboose family network.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
May 2005Feb 2006
N49 Interactive
Production Coordinator
Responsible for maintaining website production flow, planning project workflow and delegating work. Also resposible for quality assurance, maintenance and communicating with clients.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Feb 2002May 2005
N49 Interactive
Lead Web Designer
Responsible for the entire life cycle of many websites, from design to launch. Contributed on various types of websites including flash-based, information/brochure, and portals.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Feb 2002
Angela Barber Design
Owner, Operator
I've been designing websites & other material as a freelancer since February 2002. Clients have included ChickAdvisor.com, Eloqua Inc, and various other contracts.
Education
Barrie, Ontario, Canada
19961998
Georgian College of Applied Arts and Technology
Graphic Design
Studied Graphic Design, Graphics, Colour Theory, Typography, Website design
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
20012002
Centennial College
Post-Graduate Diploma, New Media design
Studied user interface design, project management, web development, interaction design, sound, animation, etc.
Skills
 
Art Direction, User Experience Design, Adobe Creative Suite, User Interface Design, Social Media Marketing, Creative Direction, Online Marketing, Microsoft Office Suite, Mobile Design, OmniGraffle, Service Design, Experience design, Sales support, Adobe Creative Suite