Hi, I’m Todd — a multidisciplinary creative experienced in brand development, art direction and concept-driven advertising briefs. In 2018, I co-founded Happy Time VI, a studio that pursues happiness through personal projects, client partnerships & doggos — Woof! On occasion my work has been recognized by the likes of the One Show, Webby Awards, Communication Arts, Booooooom, Rental Magazine and more. 


Work
Happy Time VI, CD/AD/Designer (18–Present)
Camp Pacific, Associate CD (14–18)
Rethink, Multidisciplinary Art Director (10–14)
Burnkit, Multidisciplinary Designer (08–10)
Tribal DDB, Digital Designer (07–08)

Education
Emily Carr University — B. Design (04–07)
Langara College — Visual Arts (02–04)

Contact
↗ toddtaka@gmail.com
↗ Linkedin
Select Clients
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, Emily Carr University, Govenment of BC, Honda, Hootsuite, Inform, Lululemon, Microsoft, Molson Coors, Rocky Mountaineer, Shaw, Sony Playstation, TELUS, YWCA.

Recognition
Ad & Design Club of Canada, Applied Arts, Awwwards, Canadian Design Resource, Cannes Lions (finalists), Cannes Young Lions, Communication Arts, Digital Marketing Awards, FWA, Lotus Awards, Marketing Awards, National Advertising Competition, One Show, Webby Awards.



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