Hi, I’m Todd — A Multidisciplinary Creative based in Vancouver, BC. 

I’m a fourth generation Japanese-Canadian, and I hold a Bachelors of Communication Design from  Emily Carr University (2007). Over the years, I’ve worked at some of Canada’s top creative agencies to learn my craft as a Designer, Art Director and Associate Creative Director.

My areas of focus are Brand Development, Multidisciplinary Art + Design Direction and Concept-lead Campaigns.

When not being a “DAD” (aka Designer/Art Director), I’m ‘dada’ to a curious toddler and a shiba named, Moku

I’ve been working as a Sr. Freelance Creative since 2018. I am happy to work directly with clients, partner with agencies, or plug-in to support an in-house team. Please get in touch if you’d like to chat. 

↗ toddtaka@gmail.com

Work Experience
Freelance Consultant
Creative Director, Art Director, Designer

Camp Pacific
Associate Creative Director
Senior Art Director

Multidisciplinary Art Director

Multidisciplinary Art Director 

Tribal DDB
Digital Designer

Emily Carr University
B. Communication Design

Langara College
Visual Arts

Client Experience
A&W, Alzheimer Society, BC Children’s Hospital, BC Hydro, BC Lottery, BCAA, BELL, BMO, Canadian Museum of Human Rights, Canadian Tourism Commision, Coast Capital Savings, Destination BC, Destination Vancouver, Emily Carr University, Govenment of BC, Honda, Hootsuite, Inform, Lululemon, Microsoft, Molson Coors, Rocky Mountaineer, Shaw, Sony Playstation, Sungiven, Telus, Vancouver Whitecaps, Wine Growers BC, YWCA.

Awards + Recognition
Ad & Design Club of Canada, Applied Arts Annuals (Design, Advertising, Photography, Illustration), Awwwards, Cannes Young Lions, Cannes Lions (Finalists), Canadian Design Resource,  Communication Arts, Digital Marketing Awards, FWA, Lotus Awards, Marketing Awards, National Advertising Challenge, One Show, Webby Awards.