StepUp Communications inc

Our Team

Sigrid Albert
Principal and Art Director
Sigrid has a Bachelor of Graphic Design from Emily Carr University, and has 19 years of experience in the communication design field, first as employee, then partner, then principal of her own studio. Her roles include project and print management, art direction for print and web projects, and CSS/XHTML coding. Her experience in employee communications has led to an interest in that field, and inspired her own staffing philosophy. She also has expertise in internal branding from a past position as Visual Communications Specialist at Penn State University.

Emmanuel Buenviaje
Senior Branding Designer
Eman works as with StepUp on a part-time freelance basis. He can also be found at one other local design firm. He needs that freedom in order to take off on occasional trips to visually rich locales. An Emily Carr University graduate and an experienced designer with a passion for typography and photography, Eman's most valuable experience is in designing logos and branding, as well as corporate annual reports. He has worked with several internationally recognized design studios in New York and Vancouver. He is an expert in book, real estate marketing, logo, website, and information design. He is also available for photography assignments.

Catherine Jordan
Web Marketing and SEO Specialist
Catherine also has a Bachelor of Graphic Design from Emily Carr University. She is an experienced graphic designer who has in recent years been specializing in web marketing and Search Engine Optimization (SEO). She is thrilled by the game of improving Google rankings for websites. She is also an organizer and manager of both information and people. She works part-time for StepUp, while maintaining and updating a large website database and being in charge of ongoing SEO marketing in her other job. She is also dedicated to sustainable principles in design and production practices. Catherine's main job with StepUp is SEO, but she also provides senior level graphic design services when needed.