I am a big believer in the importance of design methodology and using research and data to inform my work. Along with my passion for design I enjoy discovering new music, painting, and spending time with my beautiful wife and daughter.


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Work style

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Data driven decision maker

About
  • Sander is a highly collaborative and creative individual who worked with me as a key team member of the St. John Ambulance National Marketing Lead Team. He was able to convey concepts with a fresh approach and provide solutions to creative challenges that are inherent in working with cross-functional, virtual teams. Sander was an invaluable member of the marketing leadership team, and I would recommend him to anyone who is looking for dynamic, level-headed, collaborative creative talent.

    Clara Wicke – Senior Marketing and Communications Strategist

  • In simple terms, the design world is comprised of two types of professionals: those who understand, respect and practice the critical link between brand and marketing, and those who sadly do not. After having had the pleasure to work with Sander Sarioglu in the capacities of direct supervisor, peer and in later years as a client, I can confidently attest to his position as a skilled designer wise enough to formulate strategic direction based upon the core values and beliefs of an organization’s unique and authentic brand, while maintaining a true artist’s eye for stunning, relevant and engaging marketing and advertising execution. As both thinker and doer; planner and artisan, Sander possesses the all-too-rare gift of intelligent yet imaginative problem-solving. Coupled with an extremely humbled, yet fiercely determined and confident demeanor, and a truly inspiring dedication to both his craft as well as to the success of the project, the result is a well-rounded and highly-desirable professional who, through careful thought and leadership, and composition of innovative artwork (be it digital or through brush stroke) quite simply embodies the noun of “brilliant creative.

    Corey Brewis – Partner, Brand Strategy at Unfussy

Technical Skills:

  • Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Bridge, Premier, Audition and Acrobat
  • Microsoft Office: SharePoint, Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook Social Media: Hootsuite, Facebook,
  • Facebook Business, Twitter, Instagram, Google My Business, Google Analytics, Google adwords
  • Online: Wordpress, Click Dimensions, Constant Contact, Bitly, light HTML Pre-Press: Pre-flight, edit and prep files for offset press or digital deployment
  • Writing: Copy writing, direction and editing  

Education:

  • 2002 -2005 Alberta College of Art and Design Bachelor of Design
  • 2012 Association of Fundraising Professionals Fundamentals of Fundraising
  • 2017 Click Dimensions Academy

Volunteer:

  • 2016-2020 Board of Directors, Canadian Hand to Heart Foundation
  • 2016 Thetis Island Nature Conservancy brand identity
  • 2016 Ezio Faraone Memorial Book design
  • 2013 Canadian Hand to Heart Foundation Child Safety Seat Manual
  • 2012 Canadian Hand to Heart Foundation, brand identity
  • 2010-2012 Board of Directors Digital Alberta
  • 2009 Digital Alberta Media Fresh Awards
  • 2009 SAIT New Media program, student practicum lead
  • 2006-2007 Pro bono design work for the Crestwood Housing Foundation