Mary Plasterer | Resume
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Professional Experience:

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) | Digital Learning Designer | March 2019 – Present

  • Deliver high quality interactions and assets according to learning objectives and specific subject matter
  • Create and curate digital content with a lens of cultural awareness and diversity
  • Incorporate assets into visually interesting layouts in a custom Moodle environment
  • Develop and illustrate animations to enhance understanding of complex concepts for the learner
  • Produce exciting interactive components utilizing H5P, Vue Framework and Bootstrap
  • Visually represent new and innovative concepts using storyboarding and wire-framing techniques to enhance communication with internal and external stakeholders
  • Collaborate with other teams across CAMH to develop websites, digital promotional content and presentation materials
  • Team awards include: the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine 2020 Fred Fallis Award in Online Learning and the 2019 Ivan Silver Innovation Award

Health Quality Ontario | Web and Digital Designer | September 2018 – June 2019

YOUX Ventures | User Experience Designer | May 2017 – September 2018

  • Designed a responsive website for TO Health using wireframes, sitemaps and storyboards to create a compelling user experience
  • Created visually enticing graphics, style guides, mockups and modern layouts for web and mobile products

Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) | Senior Designer – Digital Learning | November 2014 – October 2016

  • Designed and delivered digital learning products such as the Level 9 Music History course (Moodle) and the Ear Training mobile application for music students
  • Supported the redesign of the RCM website for the general public in both French and English and ensured the site complies with Website Accessibility Standards (WCAG 2.0)
  • Created wireframes, user stories, user flow diagrams, attractive graphics and mock-ups to support development efforts with the aim of providing users with a strong, intuitive user experience from point of purchase to application
  • Developed working knowledge of eLearning design applications, tools and best practices (Moodle, Articulate Storyline)
  • Collaborated with mobile developers to produce creative UI designs for native iOS and Android apps
  • Managed and delivered multiple digital learning projects with competing timelines in an agile team environment (JIRA, Wrike, Bitbucket, gitlab)

Public Health Ontario (PHO) | Digital Learning Designer | November 2012 – November 2014

  • Produced online learning modules for frontline health care providers across Ontario with researchers, subject matter experts and instructional designers
  • Designed user interfaces, templates, layouts, visually appealing graphics and marketing materials (reports, presentations) to enhance the PHO brand and meet the goals of the user experience
  • Helped facilitate the rebranding and reorganization of the PHO website through market research and focus groups for the general public (in French and English) using design applications (Adobe Photoshop, Axure, InVision), tools, techniques and best practices
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary groups to design infographics for statistical health care data (received a team award for best design at CIO Day Toronto 2013)
  • Created wireframes, design layouts and functional prototypes to enhance the website registration process for frontline health care workers to complete their online education
  • Ensured all products complied with Accessibility Standards (WCAG 2.0)

Evolusent | Digital Learning Designer | June 2011 – November 2012

  • Developed and designed digital learning solutions for large Canadian retail stores (Sears, FCL, GlenTel, The Brick, Best Buy, Chase Financial)
  • Collaborated with a team of developers, subject matter experts, instructional designers and graphic designers to produce innovative and engaging digital learning products
  • Designed (Adobe Creative Suite) user interfaces, templates, layouts, visually appealing graphics and style guides for web and mobile platforms (HTML5 and CSS)

Cieo Creative Inc. | Founder / Creative Lead | February 2007 – June 2012

  • Managed and recruited a team of developers, illustrators and designers to deliver 8 interactive games for a web-based MMOG
  • Responsible for all decision making regarding corporate branding for Cieo Creative’s interactive websites, promotional materials, reports and presentations using design technology, tools, techniques and best practices
  • Collaborated with the design team at Hooked on Phonics, Fisher Price and Hasbro to enhance our prototype (LMNO PICS, an interactive language game kids use to explore their online family photos) for commercial use

Freelance Graphic Designer and Illustrator | Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Animator, Video Editor, Web Developer | Apr 2006 – Present

  • Web-based product design and development, brand development, web traffic growth, website UI design and website maintenance for a variety of companies around the GTA including: Tonica Kombucha, Krisda, Ballet Jorgen Canada, ASAP Reporting Services, Verbatim, TO Health, Etee


Interactive Arts Certificate (2007)  |  Canadian Film Centre: Media Lab, Toronto, ON

Graphic Design Diploma – Digital (2006)  |  George Brown College, Toronto, ON

Jazz Studies Music Degree (2000)  |  Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, BC