Alyssa Zwonok

Founder & Creative Director
With over ten years of agency and freelance experience, Alyssa Zwonok has worked with everyone from large, enterprise clients to bustling startups, helping them build their brands from the ground up and exceed industry standards through top level creative direction and strategy. After travelling the globe for a full four years and living abroad for another, Alyssa was not ready for her travelling journey to end just yet. As a solution to the struggle of finding work while visiting abroad, Alyssa founded Nomad Cre8tive with the intention of empowering other freelancers like herself to be able to travel and see the world, all while making a living, doing something they love!

Aina Kawamoto

Creative Director
With over 10 years of experience, Aina (pronounced ah-ee-nuh) comes with a wide range of expertise such as art direction, branding, digital design, print collateral and photography. From Tokyo to Vancouver to Toronto, she brings a diverse perspective to her work. Aina's true passion lies working with clients to help tell their brand story in a creative and moving way. Aside from perfecting pixels, she is also currently working on her green thumb.

Melissa McCaughey

Sr. Marketing & Brand Building Lead
With 15+ years experience Melissa offers demonstrated expertise in planning, creative communication development & production. She is a trusted project manager of timelines, deliverables, budgets and creative implementation for clients big and small. Melissa is courteous, collaborative, hard-working, innovative, strategic, organized and detailed.

Susan McGregor

Sr. Brand Strategist
With 15+ years of experience, Susan cut her teeth working on big clients in top tier agencies from Cape Town to Toronto. She managed and executed award-winning creative campaigns and led nimble account teams. Susan has been consulting with Startups providing strategic guidance, high level branding, messaging hierarchy development as well as marketing collateral initiation and execution. With an eye for detail, Susan is very keen on data analysis and developing and optimizing marketing initiatives based on metrics to fuel transformative growth for companies.

Lauren Elgee

Sr. Graphic Designer
Lauren is a skilled graphic designer focused on creating and enhancing brand identities and experiences. She has worked for an extended period at Microsoft, with ad agencies and various non-profits. Her work includes, branding and logo development, icon design, UI and marketing projects. Living and working internationally in Vancouver, London, and Seattle has shaped her appreciation for different points of view and design aesthetics

Camila Acosta

Sr. Graphic Designer
Camila is a multifaceted designer specialized in branding, digital advertising, and content creation. Coming from diverse backgrounds and having moved a lot internationally while growing up, travelling has always been a huge part of her life. Naturally, this was not something Camila wanted to give up once she entered the work field. Camila loves being a digital nomad because it gives her the opportunity to pursue her creative aspirations while still being able to travel the world and immerse herself in different cultures. Camila completed a DEC in Communications Studies and a BFA Major Design with ease, all while maintaining her spot on the Deans Honour list for all six years.

Tina Zacirkovik

Sr. Graphic Designer
Tina is gifted in both analog and digital design – her pendulum effortlessly flowing between masterful typography and intuitively designed digital experiences. Tina’s passion for design and travel is evident by the stacks of books that adorn her home office, where her artwork is directly inspired from her travels. Tina has lived on three different continents, and has future plans to travel the globe. Over her career, Tina has built an impressive portfolio, with experience in branding and illustration.

Stevie Driscoll

Sr. Graphic Designer
During her over 10 years as a freelancer, Stevie has worked with a wide range of clients in industries such as health, education, food, and advocacy. She loves that the variety that comes with each new sector allows her to always keep learning about the world while honing her design skills in many directions. An expert in branding, print, and packaging, Stevie is also capable in front-end web design and offers both digital and fine art illustration with an emphasis on watercolour work and hand lettering. Her style shifts to suit her client’s needs, but when left to her own devices, her work tends to be clean, colourful, and friendly.

Roxanne Lyristis

Int. Graphic Designer
After spontaneously flying across the world alone to immerse herself in a different environment and culture from the small town she grew up in, Roxanne was hooked to exploring, discovering, and travelling the vast world we live in. Upon her return, she knew she wanted to work in a field that would allow her to share her innovative ideas, help others, and express her creativity– while also being able to appease her intrepid soul. After completing 5 years of schooling in Creative Arts and Graphic Design, she was finally able to bridge the gap between work and travel by becoming a Jr. Graphic Designer at Nomad Cre8tive!

Devin Renaud

Graphic Designer
Devin’s passion for art and design started at the age of 7, by drawing characters from his favourite cartoons like Sponge-bob Squarepants and Looney Tunes. Now graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Interaction Design from Sheridan College, Devin is a multidisciplinary freelance designer who specializes in logos, branding, illustration, and package design. He is proficient in a wide variety of design styles, and is constantly pushing outside his comfort zone in effort to grow and learn as much as possible as a designer.

Rebecca Christina

Graphic Designer
Becca is a multi-disciplinary designer that specializes in Branding, Editorial and Packaging design. Finding her best ideas when travelling, Becca realized that working as a designer would be best when she could draw inspiration for her clients from all over the world. Ever since getting on a plane for the first time in 2016, she was bitten by the travel bug and let nothing stop her from exploring the world. Becca has also completed programs in Radio, Film, Photography and Design which gives her a unique look at solutions for clients. Working with Nomad Cre8tive has given her the resources to not be glued to any specific place always assuring she stays inspired.

Marie-Ève Cousineau

Graphic Designer
Marie-Ève is a young creative with an educational background in Graphic Design and Computation Arts. She specializes in print design, with a keen interest in developing her packaging and web skills. While her studies are currently keeping her in Montreal, Marie-Ève plans to visit many countries, as travelling is a great source of inspiration for her. She believes that being a part of Nomad Cre8tive will help her reach her goals while allowing her to do what she loves most, anywhere and anytime.

Ashley Policarpio

Graphic Designer
Ashley has a strong background in business, graphic design, interactive media, and creative advertising, making it a goal of hers to find business solutions that are built on strong design principles. After graduating from University, Ashley worked for a lifestyle magazine as a travel author. Her love for travel did not stop her from earning a certificate in Graphic Design & Interactive Media. She moved on to work as an in-house art director for an online business and is now completing a diploma in Creative Advertising to add to her already incredible skill set.

Émilie Ahier

Jr. Graphic Designer
Émilie is someone who is driven by the desire to create. With a background in Social Sciences and Graphic Design, Em specializes in brand identity and photography. Backpacking by herself around Europe a few years ago gave her a taste of adventure where she discovered her passion for traveling. Emilie knew that she was destined to work as a digital nomad, fulfilling both her needs to create and discover the world.

Alexandra Hoernlein

Jr. Graphic Designer
Alex’s path to becoming a Junior Graphic Designer is like a journey unto itself. Informed by her experiences in the world of retail, finance, and start-ups, she found her passion for helping clients with beautiful design solutions. Combined with summers in Germany, dodging scooters on the streets of Shanghai, and sipping sake in low-key izakayas across Tokyo, Alex brings a wealth of client-side insight, design know-how, and a passport stamped full of adventures to every project.

Khushleen Kaur

Sr. UX/UX Designer
Khushleen is a Senior UI/UX Designer with a wealth of knowledge and skills to create design solutions & delight users based on their requirements and insights backed by data. She comes with a wide range of expertise such as UI/UX Design, Art Direction, Graphic Design, Branding, Digital Design, Illustration, and Digital Marketing. Traveling is her greatest source of inspiration, bringing her from Mumbai, India to Toronto, Canada. Over the years, she has worked on projects across the globe for brands such as Google, Instagram, Youtube, FCUK & Body Shop.

Mariana Leyton

Website Designer
Mariana is a UX/UI designer with a wealth of experience in crafting delightful web and mobile experiences. She is a relentless problem solver and a visual storyteller in a never-ending love affair with world travel. She’s proud to call a couple of countries her home. Mariana has worked with various startups across Canada and South America, as well as global corporations. She specializes in design strategy, information architecture, user research, and usability best practices.

Emily Varley

Website Designer
Emily is a digital and graphic designer with a love for storytelling through visual identities. With a passion for digital, branding, and editorial design, she finds a way to design timeless pieces that communicate efficiently and set each client apart. She has created numerous websites created for top vendors in the hospitality and service industries, she has extensive experience in layout design, art direction, and the importance of communication through design choices.

Christopher Michaels

Website Developer
Bio to come!

Julian Garofalo

Sr. Videographer & Editor
Julian Garofalo is a highly experiences Narrative & Commercial Cinematographer/ Director. Over the years, he has worked on projects across the globe for brands such as Airbnb, Luxury Retreats, Redpath Sugar, Globex Courier, and Volvo to name a few. His passion for storytelling began from a young age, taking control of the family video camera and he hasn't let go ever since. He credits his exceptionally trained eye to his time spent traveling and is always searching for new ways to enhance his visual storytelling.

Teagan Chevrier

Video Editor
Teagan is a film lover who has transitioned that passion into a career based on storytelling. After studying film at Brock University, then Fanshawe College, Teagan jumped head first into the advertising industry and now dedicates her craft to telling compelling and interesting stories for brands, bands, brides and more! Teagan loves to spend her free time exploring the world from Hawaii, to Europe to her own local hidden spots to stay inspired!

Paule Anne

Motion Designer
Paule is a talented multimedia creator who loves constantly learning new ways to communicate visually. For the past 7 years, she‘s been enjoying traveling through France and Canada to study and lead projects in videography and photography, as much as web, motion and graphic design. It’s now on the road that she plan on helping corporations and events to grow by developing an impactful communication that captures the very essence of who they are. When she’s not with a camera or a computer, you’ll find her embracing bassy musics, exploring subcultures and sharing new visions of the world.

Yoho Yue

Motion Designer
As an Awards winning Art director & Motion designer/Animator in Canada, Yoho has been creating since the year 2000. Yoho brings an artistic fluency and singular vision to his work time and time again, drawing upon the essence of Eastern and Western cultures, across the barrier between technology and art. Consequently his work is widely considered to be some of the most striking and innovative work seen today. He has won over 40 internationally respected awards from BDA, PROMAX, NewYork Festivals, Worldfest Houston, ADCC & Communication Art Award... etc since 2000.

Tami Poliwoda

Animator
Tami is a passionate animator and all around artist with a focus on motion design and digital painting. She has found continued success in creating engaging animations independently, or as part of a team, in a variety of sectors such as kids television, adult comedy, social media ads, music videos, commercials and more. During her free time, she enjoys being with her two rescue dogs, tending to her houseplants, reading books, and spending time with her loved ones.

Aleksandra Radic

Photographer
Aleksandra is a an experienced photographer and avid traveller with a diverse portfolio. Completely self-taught, Aleksandra specializes in portrait, lifestyle and wedding photography, where her gift for putting her subjects at ease in front of the camera shines through in her work. In addition, Aleksandra has an impressive food photography portfolio and has collaborated with many restaurants and cafes in Toronto and abroad. Where’s Aleks heading next? Keep an eye out: you’re likely to spot her and her trusty camera on a faraway beach, an epic mountain hike or wherever her explorations lead!

Cédric Servay

Lifestyle Photographer
Cédric is a young photographer who is extremely passionate about his craft. He is always seeking to try new things and excel in whatever new project is thrown his way. Cédric is a software developer by trade, with a background in management, who equally loves to travel internationally, capturing the earths beauty through his many lenses. With a very wide portfolio in landscape, event, people and animal photography, Cédric is the man you need to make your photoshoot dreams a reality!

Danika Zandboer

Content Creator
Danika is a diversely talented commercial photographer with a BFA from OCADU in photography. Despite food photography and styling being her specialty, she also applies her creative energy and technical skills to portraiture, real-estate, event coverage and visual arts documentation. Danika lives and works in Toronto, but she's a dual-citizen of the Netherlands and thinks of Europe as her second home.

Catherine Ong

Content Creator
Catherine is a visual artist, photographer and a retoucher who specialized in e-commerce, lifestyle and portrait. Her mission is to bring any ideas to life visually and help brands tell a story through imagery. Though Montreal is where she calls home, frequent visits to Toronto for unique collaborations keep her creative appetite alive and well.

Nadia Zheng

Sr. Content Creator
Nadia is an experienced photographer who specializes in portrait and product. She has the ability to photograph simple objects and make them look extremely exciting by bringing them to live with creative compositions and props. Nadia's overall goal is to capture the essence of the subject, whether person or product, making the clients recognize themselves in a different way, under flattering but unexpected lighting arrangements. The joy and satisfaction Nadia brings to her clients is what drives her to keep being creative and to polish her craft.

Effie Theodosiou

Illustrator
After finishing her Honours degree in International Fashion Business in England, and a diploma in Fashion Arts; Effie Found herself exploring the world of print design, illustration and graphic design within the fashion industry. She is passionate about helping businesses reach their audiences through illustrations. Her specialization is in social media content, packaging illustrations and custom portraits.

Marcia Diaz

Illustrator & Motion Graphics Designer
Originally from Colombia Marcia is now based in Toronto, Canada. Her work is inspired by her South American roots, featuring colour, textures, rhythm and complex subjects. She has an interest in anthropology, technology and history and loves connecting to people through their stories and transforming complex subjects into thoughtful and meaningful graphic narratives.

Sydney Fream

Social Media Manager
Sydney is a listener, and creator. With a degree in Public Relations and certificate in Graphic Design as her foundation, Syd started SFS in 2011, now specializing in marketing focused photography, and social media content production.

Why You Need Our Help

With today’s rising popularity in social media and online marketing, websites have become key tools for entrepreneurs, startups and freelancers, of which we have the pleasure of working with and developing. We stress the importance of brand consistency to our clients, for reasons of brand recognition and memorable user experience that gets people talking!

With a strong passion for branding, our team at Nomad Cre8tive ensures a cohesive look and stellar user experience across all creative platforms, for each individual client. From the logo to the website and all the way through to the social media and advertising, at Nomad Cre8tive, we’ve got you covered from beginning to end.

Not sure where to start? We can help you with that too!

Get in Touch

For Future Nomads

Nomad Cre8tive is a remote agency, specially designed for the freelance lifestyle. Our goal is to team up and collaborate with experts in their specific domain, in order to provide our clients with A-class services across the board. We are always looking for new Nomads to join the team!

No Need to Manage Clients

Never been the most organized person? Ever had trouble handling your clients? Well, there is no need for our nomads to manage their clients! Direct client communication is done by Alyssa, our creative director, so the stress of knowing what to say or how to say it is relieved. No lengthy e-mail chats for you!

Get Paid Easily

Efficient time tracking tools ensure that you get paid what you’re owed! With our instant invoicing and billing system, you will be sure to receive your money transfers on time, as expected.

Intuitive Project Management

A project management system is in place to make your job easier! Collaborate with other Nomad Cre8tive team members or work on your own with organized task lists and project briefs.

Share Your Knowledge

Frequent Nomad Cre8tive Team workshops allow you to brainstorm and share ideas with your fellow nomads. The best way to learn is from one another.

Gain Exposure

Nomad Cre8tive exposes your talent to more people and platforms than your own personal website. Your name and instagram account is shared with all our viewers!

Trusted Referrals

Nomad Cre8tive gives you a professional platform, encouraging you to refer people to other trusted freelancers outside your domain of expertise.

Become a Nomad

If you specialize in any of the skills listed below, and are interested in joining our team – send a message to

hello@nomadcre8tive.com

GRAPHIC DESIGNERS

Print & Web

MOTION DESIGNERS

Video Editing & Animation Creation

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGERS

Planning, Posting & Maintaining

MARKETING SPECIALISTS

Brand DNA & Adwords

WEB DEVELOPERS

Custom Coding & WordPress

WEB SECURITY

Maintenance, Updates & Protection

PHOTOGRAPHERS

Lifestyle, Portrait, Landscape & Product

VIDEOGRAPHERS

Corporate & Creative

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