Richard is an award-winning designer, illustrator, and conceptual thinker. He has 13 years of experience in graphic, print, and web design, as well as creative direction, market strategy and artistic management. He is a graduate of the Graphic Design Program at Malaspina University-College (now known as Vancouver Island University). Richard has worked for several large design firms, first at the production level and then working his way up to Creative Director. He has worked on a wide range of projects, including multi-million dollar accounts for nation-wide clients. He has a black belt in judo and two young children at home.