Insulting Consulting


Free Code Camp

2024, Data Visualization


2023, Front End Development Libraries

Bootstrap, SASS, jQuery, React.

2023, JavaScript Algorithms and Data Structures

Basic JS, ECMAScript 6, and Regular Expressions.

2022, Relational Database Alpha

Git, SQL, and the command line.

2021, Responsive Web Design


Center for Humane Technology

2022, Foundations of Humane Tech

Exploring what makes tech more humane.

Seneca@York, Toronto

2003, Honours Diploma in Graphic Design

Specializing in Environmental Graphics.

2000, Honours Diploma in Creative Advertising

Creative Stream.

Grimsby Secondary School, Grimsby

1993 to 1998, Ontario Secondary School Diploma

Specializing in Creative Writing.

Park Public School, Grimsby

1992 to 1993, Ontario Public School Graduate

Halfway through Grade 8, went to English Public School for a few months before High School.

École Publique Docteur Renaud , Welland

1988 à 1992, Immersion Française

De la quatrième à la 8e année.

École Publique Iroquois Falls, Iroquois Falls

1984 à 1988, Immersion Française

De la 1re à la 4e année.


Family of 6, Kitchener, Ayr, Woodstock

2010 to Present, Dad of 4

Collaborate with Wife Liz and our 4 who are now teens.

Autograph Trim, Mississauga

2005 to 2010, Graphic Designer

Prepare and print vinyl wall & vehicle graphics, mostly for the Toronto Transit Comission; design subway station installation maps, maintain equipment.

Phil Sawatsky Graphic Design (self employed), Milton

2003 to 2007, Graphic Designer

Graphic signage and resume design

Hudson's Bay Company, Brampton

2004 to 2005, Packaging Designer

Design and produce packaging and dies for retail store items.

Gibson & Associates, Toronto

2003, Packaging Designer

Design and produce packaging, ads, and promotional materials.

The Creative Group, Toronto

2001 to 2004, Production Artist

With Pharmacia producing packaging and designing promotional materials.

With Mackenzie Financial producing annual reports.

Pylon Design Inc., Toronto

2003, Graphic Design Intern

Design direct mail and a wall mural.

Design Exchange, Toronto

2003, Event Researcher Intern

Search the web for potential exhibits.

Seneca@York, Toronto

2002 to 2003, TV Station Operator

Operate a continuous news info-cast station; gathered information from various departments; chose programming.

2002 to 2003, Print Shop Associate

Print projects, help students, answer phone, handle cash.

2002 to 2003, Campus Tour Guide

Guide potential students around the new Seneca@York Campus; discussed media-specific programs.

Aquent, Toronto

2000 to 2002, Graphic Designer

Placed at the Hudson's Bay Trading Company, produced packaging for retail store items.

With Dagger Wing Group, producing web graphics.

With Southside Digital Communications, produce an ad campaign.

With Perle Systems Incorporated, prepare promotional materials in various languages.

Honey Design, London

2000, Junior Graphic Designer Intern

Design and produce a variety of marketing materials.

Toby's Goodeats Eaton Center, Toronto

1999, Dishwasher to Sandwich Prep to Server

Finished off as a server taking and delivering customers' food orders.

Express Employment Professionals, St. Thomas

1998, Machine Operator to Assembler

Placed at Presstran Industries manufacturing auto parts.

Placed at Formet Industries on a truck chassis assembly line.

Tristar Vacuum, St. Catharines

1998, Sales Associate

Door to door selling Tristar vacuums to residents of the Niagara Falls area.

Central Greenhouses, Grimsby

1997 to 1998, General Labourer

Planted and cared for flowers and cacti; worked seasonally.

Ministry of Natural Resources, Red Lake

1996, Ontario Ranger

Teamed up with other Rangers to clean up parkland while experiencing the great outdoors.

Grimsby Minor Hockey Association, Grimsby

1994 to 1997, Referee

Officiated hockey games for various ages at the house league level; worked seasonally.

Grimsby Town Youth Soccer Club, Grimsby

1994 to 1995, Referee

Officiated soccer games for various ages at the house league level; worked seasonally.


World Wildlife Fund, Toronto

2001 to 2004, CN Tower Stair Climb

Raise funds and climb stairs.

Elgin Military Museum, St. Thomas

1999, General Help

Clean and shuffle exhibits.