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Clay Jackson

Creative Designer | Marketing Specialist | Web Developer

I love hiking with my dog and have issues with coffee.

Hello, My Name is Clay.

I'm a multi-disciplined designer and marketing specialist who partners with businesses to create a strong online presence.

Rooted on Vancouver Island, I specialize in online brand development, web design, SEO, advertising and more.

Whether you need a brand refresh or comprehensive overhaul, I'll walk you through the steps to effectively engage your customers and provide measurable results.

Contact Details

  • Clay Jackson
  • Victoria, British Columbia
  • +1 250 858 0567
  • hello@thetismedia.com
  • www.thetismedia.com

My Latest Work

I'm always looking to expand my portfolio.

Lakeside Village Website

Lakeside Village Victoria BC Web Design Portfolio

BC Provincial Boxing Poster

Olsons Gym Victoria BC Web Design Portfolio

Hive Yoga Website

Hive Yoga Web Design Vancouver Island Portfolio

Add2Cart Website

Add2cart Web Design Victoria BC Portfolio

Los Beans Website

Los Beans Vancouver Island Web Design Portfolio

OV Dog Walker Website

Olympic Village Dog Walking Website Design Vancouver Island BC

Hive Climbing Gym Website

Hive Climbing Gym Vancouver Island Website Design Portfolio

Music Smith Website

Music Smith Victoria BC Web Design Portfolio

What I'm Doing

I love what I do. I take great pride in what I do. And I can't do something halfway, three-quarters, nine-tenths. If I'm going to do something, I go all the way.

1. Strategy

Success begins with a review of your situation and a solid plan to improve. Whatever the goals for your business online, I will give you insights and a tactical strategy to get you there.

2. Branding

A great brand aims to help businesses achieve their goals, I will develop your unique selling points and build a creative identity that defines your business and leaves an impact.

3. Web Design

Drive your message home with custom-crafted website designs and applications that create a striking first impression with your audience and sets you apart from your competition.

4. Social Media

Build a tactical business advantage by leveraging the marketing power of social media to help grow your business, find your audience, and convert traffic into sales.

5. Development

Get what you need within your budget. I build simple portfolios to complex, integrated sites with transactional capabilities, CMS or a mobile app, all with flawless design and function.

6. Consulting

Need fresh ideas, outside recommendations or an ad hoc marketing resource? I can help you map out the best marketing mix to help you meet your business goals.

My Strengths

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.

81%
Graphic Design
100%
Website Development
88%
Online Marketing
94%
Project Management
83%
Advertising Campaigns

My Resume

If you call failures experiments, put them in your resume and claim them as achievements.

My Education
2005 - Now

2016 - Now

Athabasca University - Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing Major)

I'm currently a part-time student at Athabasca University and plan to graduate with a Bachelor's Degree in Management in 2019.

2015 - 2016

So Me Academy - Social Media Certificate

This course focused on social media including Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, interest & G+.

2014 - 2015

LearnToProgram Inc. - Web Development Certificate

This course focused on HTML, CSS, Javascript and PHP.

2005 - 2007

Assiniboine College - Web Design 2yr Diploma

Web design and development diploma, including all major languages involved in website development, graphic design, video and audio editing and 3D modeling.

Work Experience
2007 - Now

2010 - Now

Senior Designer - DM Contact Management

Responsibilities:
Responsible for branding through graphic design, label and package design, and usability in strategic websites with a heavy focus on conversions.

2009 - 2010

Web Designer - MyPhone.ca

Responsibilities:
Responsibilities included the management of all technical and creative projects, working both directly and indirectly with clients to design and develop websites, logos, and advertisements. Strong focus on unique and well-thought out branding and web solutions.

2007 - 2008

Junior Web Designer - eBrandon.ca

Responsibilities:
Key role in the planning, design, and development of several websites. Gained experience bridging clients and the web industry. Strong focus on website development to the latest standards and trends, with a strong emphasis on usability and search engine optimization.

References

Testimonials are enough to convince people for now.

XW Sunrise Developments

"Clay is a great resource for all design and technical skills. He offers great customer service too! I would not hesitate to recommend him."

Lisa Jeffery
Marketing Manager

Invision Web

"Clay is an enormously resourceful developer, and a very talented designer too. He is certainly someone that I can trust for when I need code validated or written, and to produce well constructed, user friendly web sites."

Steve Guy
Owner, Interactive Designer

Industrial Plankton Inc.

"Clay was able to take my vision and turn it into an amazing website. He delivers on time and sticks to your budget. We love his designs, and having having the ability to make our own edits on our website. Thanks Clay!"

Ashley Roulston
Chief Operating Officer

Josh Bachynski Inc.

I work with Clay frequently because he always comes though with great WordPress themes that really are perfect for what I need. Truly a hard worker and overall good guy. I'm so grateful.

Josh Bachynski
Entrepreneur, Ted Talk Guest Speaker

Rival Schools

"Clay views the bigger picture - how a project can be on strategy and delivered timely, on budget, and with everyone's expectations met. This greatly benefits anyone who works with him, as it's not just about "coding". It's about sustainable and effective business relationships on top of a quality product."

Terry Dee
Director Of Design & Experience

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Work Process

As a human being, I'm work in process.

It all starts with an idea. My step-by-step process gives me the opportunity to be curious and apply structure to the way I fulfill your business requirements. It's equal parts strategy and creative discovery. Here's what you can expect when I work on your project.

1. Idea
2. Sketch
3. Design
4. Develop
5. Test
6. Launch

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