Chris Beaune

Freelance Ad Designer & Book Cover Designer

Location:Milton, Ontario, Canada
2 Skills


Reliable – Creative – Innovative Designs – Proven Track Record – Hard Working – Dedicated 
Results-oriented – Strong Communicator (verbal and written) – Goal-setter


Antidote Creative Services – Creative Director 2011 to present
Creative, design, layout and production of primarily print material. Brand recognition and corporate identity, cartooning, illustration and some copywriting and proofreading, as well as custom PPT and Keynote themes.

All creative concepts and design, finished art to production and some writing for a number of new clients, winning contracts for exclusive design projects. Integration of clients wants into complex design execution.

The Health Initiative – Senior Designer 2008 to 2011
Management of the Production Studio. Creative, design, layout and production of print and some web material. Projects included branding and style guides for Walmart, Target, Shoppers Drug Mart and many major pharmaceutical companies.

Successful creative and brand recognition for all the major pharmaceutical companies, as well as a number of first-time initiatives for Walmart and Target. These concepts are still being used.

BRAVADO!?Unlimited – Creative Designer/Director 2005 to 2008
Creative design, layout and print production for a wide range of medical and non-medical clients. Preparation of files for digital and offset printing formats.

Established a reputation as the “go-to” creative and pre-press Production Studio for a number of small CME clients and commercial printers. Projects delivered on time and on budget.

Integrated Healthcare Communications Inc. – Senior Creative Director 2001 to 2005
Directed a three-person creative team. Accountable for the creative product and management of the Graphics and Production departments.

Established a fully-realized Design Studio, bringing all creative in-house. Collaborated with Editorial and Marketing to produce strategically implemented design concepts through to final product.

IntraMedical Health Services/Sudler & Hennessey – Creative & Studio Director 1997 to 2001
Lead a five-person creative team; accountabilities were all creative, as well as all Studio operations. Supplied branding and creative for many major products and all necessary collateral material.

Successfully merged a niche-market studio with an international advertising agency. Involved in client consultation and design input on many newly indicated healthcare products including Tamiflu, Nicorette and ******.

An excerpt from an article from Chronicles in Healthcare Marketing:

“Inspiring the creative team, Chris brings years of experience to IHC, many of those in Canadian continuing medical education. He has worked in practically all pharmaceutical areas creating incisive imagery for all the major pharma companies.

Chris’ background includes an extensive production history, from typesetter, camera operator, film ******** and pressman, to assembly artist and designer on many Canadian magazines.

His creative range spans everything from product monographs to symposia materials, from newsletter design to packaging and branding. As well, his poster designs grace many a pharmaceutical clients’ office.

Chris is fully Macintosh literate, creating complex graphics, designs and layouts on the computer. He is also one of those Creative Directors who can actually draw. His illustrations and cartoons have enhanced many patient literature publications.”
Skills (2) Rating
Ad Design
Book Cover Design