Comprised of experienced brand thinkers + talented creatives, Straydog is passionate about delivering top-notch design.
Our Studio Snapshot
Our Studio Snapshot
A boutique branding + design house in West Vancouver.
We specialize in launching new brands and re-invigorate existing brands. We will help you develop stronger customer connections and work to create design that is compelling and cohesive. We believe in creating holistic brand experiences that will propel business forward!
Types of clients
We’ve worked with a variety of brands and industries, and we believe that variety keeps us fresh. A few clients we’ve worked with recently include; Paladin Security, Whistler Resort Municipality, Bean Around the World Coffee Co. and the BC Women’s Hospital to name a few. We have also worked with and developed brands for many emerging companies, like W!LD Ocean Fish, Garibaldi Glass, Hitcase and many more.
At Straydog, our process is pivotal to your success. We’ve developed a rigorous methodology and work flow that is applied to every project, ensuring that we consistently meet objectives, budgets and timelines. Our approach to new branding projects, revitalization programs or digital brand touch-points, is to create awareness, differentiation and preference for your brand.
Beyond our in-house staff which includes Vancouver’s top brand strategists, graphic designers, web developers and project management, we work closely with external specialists in the focused areas of Social Media, Video Production, Photography and Mobile payment + e-commerce.
Principal + Managing Director/Brand Strategist
With a strong background in business + brand strategy, Rob has worked for many large brand’s including; Coca-Cola, Powerade, Sprite, Kraft, and Kleenex. Rob’s leadership has been key to Straydog’s success and growth. From shaping the company’s long term strategy to creating prosperous brands, Rob is passionate about helping clients realize their visions for growth.
Digital & Brand Strategist
Steve brings 24 years of marketing experience as an agency leader and digital marketing and communications expert.
As SVP of digital for Edelman, Steve‘s role included the digital executive sponsor on Western Canadian and international accounts including: Nike, Microsoft, Milicron, HP, The Port of Vancouver among many others.
Associate Creative Director/Lead Graphic Designer
A spirited graphic designer who knows how to translate a conceptual brand promise into a stylish and memorable visual. With an eye for detail and consistency, Sally delivers designs that reinforce brand messaging. She has experience creating all forms of brand collateral (printed materials, website design, magazine layout, packaging, etc.) as well as the slightly more unusual design of presentation maps and repeat patterns.
With a background in business software and large mainframe systems, Tim now specializes in front end WordPress development with an emphasis on theme building and customization to meet business requirements.
An experienced software developer with a background in business systems, Anne now specializes in WordPress with an emphasis on customized functionality and integration of business processes.
An experienced software developer and IT consultant, Robb utilizes his versatility and resourcefulness to solve business problems of all kinds. He has a background in enterprise software development and team leadership, and he is also a certified PMP (Project Management Professional).
Skilled at brand storytelling through illustration, Aurelie has a unique style and way of using simple strokes and composition to help brands come to life.
( 2001 – 2013 )
Kodiak loved squirrels, sticks, and anything squeeky. He liked to think of himself as the guardian of the studio. We really miss our furry friend:)