Elena’s work is that beautiful combination of simple and smart. It has that little bit of extra sophistication that comes from being a true artist vs a graphic designer. Elena listens well and spends time researching to really understand the brief before she even begins to solve it. While her talent and taste is indisputable, her temperament is what makes working with her a pure pleasure. She is fast, precise and never misses a deadline. Everyone at Brees absolutely loves working with her!
Liz Falconer - President, Brees Communications
Elena's exceptional design skills and her flair for creating very effective and visually stunning communications sets her work apart. She brings her love of design to her work down to the smallest of details of her work. Elena is hard-working, thorough, honest, courteous and feels passionately about bringing her best to her work.
Grace Marquez - Marketing & Creative Director, Wave Financial
Elena is a really strong Art Director. She has an amazing eye for digital and is super conceptual. She is able to make big ideas come to life across multiple channels and gets the nuances of them. She is a rock star digital creative!
Alistair Bruyns - Head of Digital, GSW/InVentiv Health
Elena is a dedicated, hardworking and talented Art Director /Photographer with great experience - especially in retail related marketing. Would recommend Elena to anyone looking to work with her.
Stephen O'Connor - Creative Director, Blueband Digital
I love working with Elena. She's bright, talented, creative, engaging, responsive and productive. She blends an appreciation for audience preferences, brand / client interests and the needs of our business with diligent research, creative vision and outstanding execution to astound everyone, in everything she does. Elena brings exceptional value to our business and our clients and inspiration to me personally. I endorse her without hesitation.
Steve Bowering - CEO, Execugo Media
I worked with Elena for over a year at Brightworks. Elena constantly exceeded my expectations. In a very short time, she became a brand expert, taking ownership of every detail and providing guidance to the rest of the team. Whether it was a website, print piece, photo shoot or trade show booth, Elena's attention to detail was insane. She's an innovative thinker, constantly staying apprised of the latest design trends, and makes trustworthy recommendations that are on brief and in line with client objectives.
Katrina Matuch - Account Director, Brightworks
Elena was an amazing addition to our team here at Totem. Her unique design style combined with her can-do, positive attitude took the project she was working on to a whole new level. Working with our photography partner TC Premedia, Elena also didn't hesitate to take a leadership role in providing solid on set direction that was aligned with the brand and editorial mission. Consistently exploring new content formats and design treatments, she was always thinking outside the box and not afraid to push creative limits for our client. When it came to delivering feedback, internal or client based, she was always extremely receptive, patient and solution oriented. She demonstrated excellent flexibility in a fast-paced work environment and always went the extra mile to ensure client satisfaction and uphold our high creative standards.
Korie Demerling - Account Manager, Totem/Transcontinental Media
Talented, creative, thoughtful and passionate are just a couple of words that instantly come top mind when thinking about Elena. Elena is a class act in everything she does. A thinking designer and art director who can actually back up all of her creative decisions and explain how they work conceptually for the brand in question. No stone goes left unturned when it comes to finding the most compelling and engaging way to present a brand to the world at large. Whether it's something as simple as an email template or as complicated as a full site redesign, Elena puts the same amount of care into the finished product.
Jonathan Weiss - Conceptual Copywriter