Catharine Graff


Experience


Creative
Freelancer
Nov 2005 – Present

Create illustrations and art in various mediums. Translate ideas into graphic design. Communicate visually while targeting a focused audience.

Throughout my career I have worked on creative developed for brands such as Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, THQ, Activision, Marvel, DC Comics, HBO, AMC, NHL, OHL, Niagara IceDogs, various Food Banks across Canada and more.


Communications Director
Apocalypse Studios Inc.
Aug 2020 – Present

Produce creative for the studio and game brands. Manage community and marketing via multiple media platforms. Currently in development on Deadhaus Sonata providing 2D graphics, UI and UX design.


Graphic and UI Artist
Silicon Knights
Feb 2008 – Nov 2011

Manage corporate identity, branding, style guides and marketing materials as well as graphic design within video games. Credited on two shipped AAA video games as well as The Goblin Man of Norway short film.


Senior Graphic Designer
ADG
Feb 2003 – Oct 2005

Take ownership of designs from concept to completion, client communication, research and development.


Graphic Designer
Future Access
Apr 2002 – Jan 2003

Graphic design and website maintenance.


Education


Self-Employment Program
Niagara College
2006 – 2007


Interactive Multimedia Certificate
Niagara College
2002 – 2003

Activities and Societies: President’s Honour Roll, Tutor


Graphic Design Production – Art and Design Fundamentals Diploma
Niagara College
2000 – 2002

Activities and Societies: Honours


Volunteer


Advisory Board Member
Niagara College
Jan 2006 – Present

Give input and recommendations to shape the future of the Graphic Design curriculum at Niagara College.


Illustrator
Children’s Discovery Center
Sep 2002 – Apr 2003

Design and airbrush wall art.