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/Creative Director
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.
Brand Strategist/Creative Director
Blair is a New Zealand national with a Canadian passport, a Kiwi accent and an affinity for branding and graphic design. His work is most often found at the intersection of form and function: he strives for simple, elegant solutions that can be executed in unique ways. Past clients include Nike, Nintendo, Microsoft, Sony, Sandisk, Disney, Lululemon and Atlantic Records.
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, she delivers designs that reinforce brand messaging. She has experience creating all the usual marketing 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.
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 loves squirrels, sticks, and anything squeeky. He likes to think of himself as the guardian of the studio, but you can usually find him off-duty snoozing on his pillow.