Awards

Behind any company that has achieved some measure of success there’s a capable team working together. I’ve been proud to have been part of a few such teams, such as:


#1 Lifestyle App in Canada

Apple App Store - 2013
Mountain Equipment Co-op

Just weeks after the MEC iPhone app was published, it shot straight to #1 in the Lifestyle category in the App Store in Canada. This project involved 4 months of planning and development in conjunction with MEC's in-house team as well as our development partner Xtreme Labs in Toronto.


Best Multi-channel Retailer on the Year

Canada Post E-Commerce Innovation Awards 2012
Mountain Equipment Co-op

This award recognized MEC for most effectively integrating its online channel into its overall retail business to provide the best customer experience. Work involved an innovative redesign of the MEC.ca product detail templates combined with an iPad and HDTV implementation in-store.


Outstanding Achievement, Mutual Fund Standard of Excellence

Web Marketing Association, September 2009
Dynamic Funds Investor Website

The Dynamic Funds public website is used by more than 1 million investors and prospective clients. Featured clean layout that utilizes SEO best practices. Analytics are powered by Google Analytics.


Outstanding Achievement, Investor Relations Standard of Excellence

Web Marketing Association, September 2009
DundeeWealth Investor Relations Website

Launched in Q2 2009, this site is targeted at shareholders. A key feature is the Flash zoom-in map of the world that showcases DundeeWealth’s expansion into Europe and the U.S., and illustrates our network of offices and advisors across Canada. Analytics are powered by WebTrends, with Google Analytics event tracking used to monitor Flash interactions.


Outstanding Achievement, Financial Services Standard of Excellence

Web Marketing Association, September 2009
Dynamic Funds Advisor Portal

The Dynamic Advisor Site is Dynamic’s multi award-winning website targeted at Financial Advisors. It sets the benchmark for advisor websites in Canada. Although this site is password protected (i.e. not visible to Google.com), standard SEO principles still apply and are put to use via the on-site search, powered by a Google Search Appliance. Analytics are powered by Google Analytics as well as custom database marketing for ad landing pages (to track conversions, generate sales leads, etc.). Conversion funnels show us where efficiency can be gained. Also, makes use of Google Website Optimizer for ad landing page optimization.


Best Advisor Site in Canada

Dalbar Canada, 2008 & 2007
Dynamic Funds Advisor Website

The Dynamic Advisor Site is Dynamic’s multi award-winning website targeted at Financial Advisors.


Finalist, Creative Use of a Medium: Affiliated

Online Journalism Awards, 2001
CTVNews.com: Conflict in the Middle East

This award was shared for CTV News' online news team for a multimedia special on the Middle East Crisis in 2001. The Online Journalism Awards are presented by the Online News Association and the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.


Gemini Award - Most Innovative Website

Gemini Awards, 2001
CTVNews.com

CTV’s interactive online news service, CTVNEWS.COM, was awarded a special certificate for Most Innovative Web Site.


Edgie Award, Classified Media Category

Canadian New Media Association, 1999
Workopolis.com

At the time, Workopolis was Canada's leading career website owned by The Globe and Mail and CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc.