Meet The Team
Jay is a Design Manager with Full Blast and has deep knowledge with a variety of design related tasks for social, web, UX, UI, site management, and print media.
Jay studied Information Design at Mount Royal University and holds a Bachelors in Communication Degree. In his spare time, Jay enjoys being active, watching "nerd" films, exploring methods of design, as well as the company of friends and family. Jay is an active member in his community. Likes pizza.
Coco is a Developer/Designer at Full Blast Creative. In 2018, Coco graduated from the Graphic Communications and Print Technology program at SAIT Polytechnic. With a keen eye for design and various projects with print companies and local organizations under her belt, she has extensive knowledge of digital and offset printing, as well as wide-format printing.
Outside of work, Coco enjoys going to concerts and other local music shows, staying up-to-date with movies, and spending time enjoying nature with her puppy Bo.
JR is a Videographer, Developer and Designer at Full Blast Creative. With a background in design, video, motion graphics and photography, JR brings several multimedia skillsets to the team. A recent grad from SAIT, JR earned his New Media Production and Design Diploma in 2019. He has experience working with a range of clients from not-for-profit organizations, small business start-ups, events, and even the SAIT Trojans where he designed and rebranded their social media as well as supported on the production of print collateral. JR is passionate about the influence design has on cultures, as well as pioneering new trends.
When away from the screen, you can find JR at the gym keeping active or venturing city streets or the Rockies where he captures inspiration through photography and video.
Astrid is a Brand Manager at Full Blast Creative. She graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from SAIT Polytechnic and majored in marketing. Astrid’s background in community engagement and peer tutoring has developed her passion for helping others. This alongside her experience as a travel agent provides insight as to how to evaluate and satisfy client needs.
Outside of work Astrid enjoys exploring new places, binge-watching tv shows and trying new recipes!
Katie is a brand manager at Full Blast Creative. She graduated with a Bachelor of Management degree from the University of Lethbridge with a major in marketing. With a background in digital media management, Katie brings two years of experience with a focus on social media, web, and e-newsletter management.
Outside of work, her passions include baking, photography, and enjoying a good podcast.
Jasmine Tan is a Designer at Full Blast Creative. Starting as a self-taught designer in Photoshop before attending the Alberta College of Art & Design, they graduted from the Graphic Communications and Print Technology program at SAIT Polytechnic in 2017. With an extensive background in print, Jasmine brings a solid visual vocabulary, keen eye for design, strong writing skills, and dedication to quality to every project. They have a great passion for the arts and take a special interest in how design has evolved in different countries and communities.
Outside of work, Jasmine loves travel, art history, listening to podcasts, and being That Annoying Person who loves to dissects movies.
Kura is a Brand Manager at Full Blast Creative. A recent graduate of SAIT Polytechnic, she received her diploma in Business Administration with a major in marketing. Kura has a background in digital marketing and copywriting for both a nation-wide real estate brokerage and a local tech startup. Additionally, she runs a travel blog with her two friends and is responsible for writing blog posts as well as handling the marketing involved. This has given her hands-on experience starting something from the ground up and has been a fun passion project to do in her spare time.
Outside of work Kura is a big foodie and enjoys travelling and fitness. You can most likely find her trying out new, local restaurants with friends or in the gym working out.
Lisa has spent the last 20 years in business development and communications in the retail, wholesale, public and private events, and non-profit fields. She specializes in solving organizational pain points and providing solutions through creative problem-solving. Lisa is passionate about quality content creation, storytelling, well-thought-out digital marketing campaigns, and strategic planning to achieve desired results. She enjoys building relationships and serving businesses so they can work smarter, not harder. Lisa started as a Full Blast Creative client and jumped at the chance to work with Full Blast as their US Business Development Coordinator in the Southeast.
Outside of work, Lisa is very involved in her community, volunteering for causes that are working to eliminate the barriers that prevent people from having access to nourishing food and working towards solving food insecurities. She also supports other non-profits that fund art programs and operational funds to significant Art and Preservation institutions in the Columbus community. Lisa enjoys gardening, traveling with her husband, time with their family and friends, and is pretty smitten with her dog, Remington, and cat, Kit Cat Krim Kitty