NICOLAS HESSON

GRAPHIC DESIGNER,
PHOTOGRAPHER

With a background in Marketing and Digital Media, I'm somewhat of an unstoppable creative sales force. Peek around this website to learn more.

  • Nicolas James Hesson
  • 28
  • Squamish, BC
  • nick@nickhesson.com
  • +1 778.266.3806
  • www.mybraveplanet.com

Employment

  • The Chief - Glacier Media2013 - Present

    Graphic Designer & Photographer

    Glacier Media Inc. is an information communications company focused on the provision of primary and essential information and related services through print, electronic and online media.

  • Brave Planet2011 - Present

    Owner/Creative Director

    Brave Planet is a creative Design and Photography company based out of Squamish, British Columbia consisting of myself and my wife. We Specialize in creative portraits, landscapes and conceptual art. Our portfolio can be found at www.mybraveplanet.com

  • ACA AV Productions2010 - 2011

    Audio/Video Productions & Rentals

    Assist in the setup and tear-down of Audio and Video equipment used for Large Events for businesses and other rental purposes. This included assisting with live video coverage at events that feed live into the screens.

  • ModMyi.com2009-Present

    Writer / Editor

    ModMyi is an online blog & forum discussing Apple products, specifically the iDevice lineup. Modmyi.com is ranked #9,405 in the world according to the three-month Alexa traffic rankings as of April 2013 with an average of 5000 hits active users at any given time.

  • Chemical Designs2009-2010

    Graphic & Web Designer

    Graphic Design and Promotional studio specializing in Branding and Design for Events, Restaurants, Clubs & Bars, Musicians and local businesses.

  • Matrix Orbital2007-2009

    Sales & Marketing Rep

    Managed existing Clientelle and found new sales leads for a world-renowned communication interface display solution provider, as well as provide technical support. In my time working with Matrix Orbital I brought in over $50k in Sales and landed two of their biggest suppliers and attended Trade Shows across North America.

  • HMV2008 - 2010

    Sales Associate/Store Manager

    Open and Close the Music store, manage staff, schedules and daily logs. Assist customers with superior customer service skill. Prior music knowledge played a large role in this position.

  • Sante Fe Grill2002 - 2007

    Manager/Server/Bartender

    Open and Close the restaurant , manage staff, schedules and daily logs. Assist customers with superior customer service skills, problem solving and damage control. My ability to work with others played a large role in this position

  • Chase Enterprises1999 - 2008

    PC Repair / Tech Support / IT

    Install various computer components, reapir damaged or corrupt drives, install various networks for homes and businesses, build custom computers.

Education

  • Digital Media Arts2009

    Sprott-Shaw College

    Content creation for the web, social media, marketing and advertising campaigns, new media, television graphics, and special effects and animation for the film, TV and advertising industries. Experience with digital compositing, High–Definition and editing software, using advanced technology and high–end equipment.

  • Photography2009

    SAIT

    Basic Film & Digital, Black & White, Photoshop, History, Night Photography, Studio Portrait Lighting, etc

  • Audio Production2009

    SAIT

    Digital Sound, Studio Production, Location Sound Recording, Sound Synthesis, Music Production, Live Sound Engineering.

Adobe Creative Suite

  • Photoshop

  • Illustrator

  • InDesign

  • Premiere

  • Dreamweaver

Web Design

  • Wordpress

  • HTML5

  • CSS

  • Joomla

Sales & Marketing

  • Customer Service

  • Ability to Listen

  • Communication

  • Time Management

  • Evaluation & Analysis

Just a view of my favorite pieces.

Contact info

  • 38006 6 Ave Squamish, BC V8B

  • Email: nick@nickhesson.com
  • Phone: +1 778.266.3806
  • Website: www.mybraveplanet.com

Let's keep in touch