About 2017-07-25T11:16:31+00:00
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Design de Plume Partners

Who are we?

Established in May 2009, Design de Plume’s core team has expanded to include some great talent. All our designers, programmers, and copywriters are keen on staying up to date with the latest technological developments. Our core team combines a wide array of expertise that comes from our diverse background experience having worked in several sectors including mining, educational, medical, retail, not-for-profit, and finance.

What’s in a name?

• Design de Plume is a our nod to “Nom de Plume”!

Our Philosophy

We’re an Aboriginally owned, Sudbury-based, independent graphic design firm run by passionate, forward thinking designers. When we’re not working on projects and handling requests, you can usually find us out and about at local events and supporting community initiatives.

We’re members of the Registered Graphic Designers, the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business, and the Sudbury Chamber of Commerce and we look forward to promoting economic development across Canada.

Our volunteer time is spent working with the Sudbury Design Society, Nickel City Roller Derby, and the YWCA.

Our Partners

Melissa Deschenes RGD
Melissa Deschenes RGD
When Mel isn’t behind the camera she’s working on design and illustrations and providing creative inspiration here at the studio. She graduated from Cambrian College’s Graphic Design program and is currently an accredited designer through the Registered Graphic Designers. Her experience with teaching students at Cambrian, also helps her assist clients with the training required to use their new sites and programs.
Meggan Van Harten RGD
Meggan Van Harten RGD
Meggan previously owned Spectrum Designs, where she worked with clients throughout the Sudbury region. As a graphic designer, illustrator, and photographer, she has a keen eye for detail and can seamlessly create projects from start to finish. She graduated from Cambrian College’s Graphic Design program is currently President of the Sudbury Design Society.
Jennifer Taback RGD, B.Comn hons
Jennifer Taback RGD, B.Comn hons
Jenn has worked in the design industry for over a decade, with work experience ranging from research and assessments to implementation and support for both the private and public sector. She is a skilled project manager whose background working in a variety of fields allows her combine the best creative and technical practices available to create beautiful, cost-effective campaigns for her clients. Jenn is Registered Graphic Designer and won a Northern Ontario Business Award in 2014 for her work as a young entrepreneur in Northern Ontario. She is from the Shawanaga First Nation and is currently on the board for the Registered Graphic Designers and the Sudbury Design Society. She also has a diploma of Graphic Design from Cambrian College and a degree in Communications from Laurentian University.

Our Team

Jennica Robinson, Prov. RGD
Jennica Robinson, Prov. RGDJunior Designer
Jennica is a graphic designer with a vast diversity of work experience and a skill set revolving around illustration, web design, typography, brand identity, and print media design.

She graduated from Cambrian College with a Graphic Design (PAGD) Ontario College Advanced Diploma and as a Cambrian Scholar. As a director of the Sudbury Design Society, Jennica strives to better the design community through local initiatives.

Richa Sharma, M.C.S.
Richa Sharma, M.C.S.Programmer
Richa is a web programmer with experience in software development, web and mobile website programming, and database development. Her passion is combining her knowledge and experience in these areas to deliver the best to clients and their audiences.

Richa holds a graduate degree in Computer Science Engineering and has experience working with a wide array of product and service based companies. When not working she loves to spend her spare time following latest trends in web marketing and innovations.

James Mathieu Chambers
James Mathieu ChambersJunior Designer
B.A.A. Technical/Scientific Illustration
A.D. Graphic Design

Mat started his creative career by graduating from Sheridan College’s B.A.A. Illustration program. After having worked as a children’s illustrator and as a graphic artist in the video games industry for several years, he expanded his education by attending St. Lawrence College’s Graphic Design program, graduating with distinction.

Mat’s background makes him particularly adept in user experience design, interaction design, brand identity design, and illustration. He also enjoys educating and encouraging young creatives to aspire to new heights with their work.

Margaret Flietstra, B.A. hons
Margaret Flietstra, B.A. hons Content Strategist
Margaret is a researcher, writer and editor with a passion for improving communication. Her interdisciplinary studies included a focus on women’s, aboriginal and ethnological studies, and born, raised, and educated locally, she understands the nuances of life and business in Sudbury.

She is experienced with varied projects, from simple brochures to complex web pages and books, and provides all levels of editing services, from simple copyediting to substantive content management.

Aaron Brubacher, B.Co.Sc. hons
Aaron Brubacher, B.Co.Sc. honsProgrammer
Aaron has a passion for developing smart and productive solutions that put the user first. When he’s not busy perfecting work for a client, Aaron can be found tinkering around with his latest software ideas. As a developer, he loves putting his mind to work problem solving and designing efficient and robust systems.

Aaron graduated from Laurentian University with honours and has experience in a variety of software fields and other areas such as website development, content management systems, database architecture, e-commerce, and other web services.