Principal/Creative Director, OutWest Design
A certified, professional member of the Society of Graphic Designers of Canada (GDC), Patrice has more than 25 years experience in the design industry. She spent 11 years as a designer for the University of Victoria, and worked on print and web design at Hot House Marketing and Design before joining Beacon Hill Communications Group as a member/principal. Patrice has also designed for Sono Nis and New Star Books, spent time as the art director at Key Pacific Publishers, and was production manager at Pacific Rim Publications. Her main areas of expertise are identity and logo design, annual report and publication design, new media, including designing and producing web sites. Patrice served on the national executive of the GDC as the Vice-President Membership Chair from 2008-2012 and is currently the National Representative for the GDC Vancouver Island chapter. Patrice is also a founding member of the Canadian Freelance Union (CFU).