MICHAEL NITSOPOULOS

Michael is an award-winning Creative Director, with ~15 years of industry experience. He was previously an agency Founder/Creative Director, managing and taken creative-lead with projects ranging from full Branding Campaigns, Annual Reports, Environmental/Retail applications and User Interface/Experience (UI/UX) Design; he is considered to be an entrepreneurial "design leader" with proven management experience. Some of his previous and current clients include: BMO Financial Group, Bombardier, Canada Post, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Globalive, Golden Star Resources, GTA Sports + Entertainment, Herman Miller, Liberate Health (NexJ Health), Mandalay Resources, New York Fries, Priszm, RBC Dexia, RBC Investment Services, Sobeys, Sun Life Financial,Tridel, TIAA-CREF, University of Toronto and XM Radio.

In addition, he is a Designer in Residence and part-time faculty member at the School of Design (SOD) at George Brown College, where he advises Thesis Program students and provides industry insight and art direction. He also acts as an advisor at the Institute without Boundaries (IwB) through the SOD.

Specialties:

Identity design

Brand positioning

Web design + development

Advertising

Naming + focus research

Retail marketing

Signage/Wayfinding

Interior/Environmental design

Illustration + motion graphics