We always seek talented people who can MAKE THE IMPOSSIBLE POSSIBLE. Meet some who do just that.
Director of Creative Services
Chris’s importance can’t be measured by his award-winning art direction alone. He brings strong conceptual ideation and strategic thinking to most of the key clients in the Hawk portfolio. But most importantly, Chris brings an honest sensibility to everything he crafts. It’s a significant attribute that’s felt from client to audience.
Chris cut his teeth as a writer, but over time his inherent strength as a strategic, idea generator led him to where he is today. With over 15 years of agency experience, Chris has fostered his infectious attitude and passion for ideation into numerous award-winning campaigns in all mediums. His work gets noticed. His work is remembered.
Liz has an obvious obsession with words. She is crazy for ideas and stories in any shape or form, and her ever-curious and perfectionist personality means she's committed to developing copy that engages and moves audiences to act and to think, every time.
She brings more than 6 years of agency experience on the account side to her role as creative writer, a background that has built and honed her industry expertise, and keeps her in tune with the client perspective.
Chief Creative Officer
François is the creative heart and soul of Hawk. His unique ability to move good to great, through a simple suggestion is directly felt by every client, every day. With over two decades of agency experience, François has evolved his brilliant eye for art direction into mindful, insightful creative direction. He is the catalyst for creative excellence and the evangelist for spreading brand love.
LINE OUELLETTE GOURLEY
A decade of agency experience has helped mould Line into one of the finest young Art Directors in the region. She’s blessed with a keen eye for detail and a flair for originality. Combine that with a strong knowledge of marketing and you get work that engages and motivates.
Gillian (or Gil as we all call her) has worked in both agency and corporate settings throughout her 10-year career. Having worked 8 years as an in-house Designer, she has first-hand insight into facilitating trusted relations between agencies and clients. Gil’s design career has expanded to include online and social media. Gil provides engaging design communication solutions through her strong sense of art direction.
Jesse lives and breathes art, so she treats it with great care. Whether it’s snapping that perfect photo or studying the details of a proof to ensure the final work comes out flawlessly, she’s devoted to creating stunning visuals that get attention and making each project the best it can be. Her diverse industry experience has not only trained her to nimbly navigate multiple design platforms, but it has given her unique expertise in silk-screening and digital applications, and created a honed skillset in 3D signage design and fabrication. You can be sure that a project that crosses Jesse’s desk is in good hands.
Lori’s meticulous nature and unrivaled attention to detail has helped her to become one of the top Production Managers in the region. Her ability to ensure the jobs that leave the creative department look the best they can make her an invaluable asset trusted with nearly every one of Hawk’s clients.