Darian is principal of the award-winning Digital Marketing and PR firm known as Jelly. If you didn't already know, Darian brings unparalleled charisma and excitement to the brands that he popularizes (is yours one of them?). Known for off-the-wall ideas and fantastic stories, Darian's energy keeps the Jelly bus rolling down fun and fabulous roads.
Mike comes to Jelly with an eclectic mix of experience, having worked in landscape supply, transportation, and most recently in commercial packaging. He has a passion for people and brings a work hard play hard mentality. Always seeking understanding, Mike loves to learn and he thrives on bridging the gap between abstract ideas and practical application. Outside of work, Mike can be found playing hockey, slo-pitch softball, creating music with friends, or spending time with his family.
Amaan believes social media is about being human, being real, and being responsible. His passion lies in connecting people and building authentic relationships both online and offline. Amaan loves to integrate his experience in customer service and social media management with our clients' digital marketing strategies. Fuelled by coffee and lifelong learning, Amaan can often be found enjoying new things (like affogato!) or geeking out with gadgets.
Robyn joins the Jelly Team with comprehensive experience in leadership, project management, and campaign development roles - relishing on any opportunity to help build teams, corporate cultures and brands. With an inherent sense of curiosity for the unknown and an eagerness for continuous learning, Robyn's super powers are defined by her versatility in skills in interests. When she is not assisting her clients in her Account Manager duties, you can find her practicing her Portuguese, experimenting in the kitchen, or curating some new music finds.
A lot of fast moving consumer goods. A lot of brand portfolio strategies. A lot of world coverage. Katrina has a solid background in advertising with over 10 years experience in growing brands on a local and global scale. She is passionate about creating effective yet meaningful communication while ensuring there is balance between brand message and consumer interest. When she's not providing Jelly's clients with creative solutions, you'll find her playing tennis, doing yoga or running after her child.
Nicolle is a multi-talented writer and television host who brings her media-savvy eye to the team at Jelly. She is unwavering in her mission to connect people and brands through effective storytelling and social media. In her spare time, Nicolle is attempting to become a Scrabble champion and read the equivalent of her height in books (again). She releases any leftover energy through kickboxing.
Sucheta discovered her passion for PR while working in media. She has worked with Shaw Television as a reporter and host. She also had the chance to travel and host around British Columbia with Global Television. Sucheta brings her passion for media and storytelling combined with a creative outlook. Aside from work, you can find her trying a new restaurant, going for a casual bike ride or settling in to watch a movie.
With an extensive amount of administrative experience behind her, in industries ranging from real estate to transportation to engineering, Brianna has no trouble being a master organizer, communicator and manager of digital ads. Though she seems all smiles, Brianna means business. Purposed in achieving the best results for everyone around her, Brianna is a non-stop go-getter. When she’s not optimizing your campaigns, Brianna can likely be found working out, watching a movie or soaking in some cherished family and friend time.
With practical IT Operations and business analysis experience, Mack can make sense of the technology driving digital ads and evolving the optimisation of your campaigns. He loves understanding and executing every brand's digital strategy with data-drenched opinion and innovation. He believes that happiness is progress, and attention is the new currency of business. Mack has an insatiable appetite for new ideas, best practices, and finding better ways to achieve results. Beyond work, you can find Mack practising guitar, watching a movie, reading a book, looking for local events or catching up with family.
With a background in journalism, communications, administration and customer experience, Sam is one of the wizards behind Jelly’s social media efforts. But don’t let that intimidate you; she’s all smiles (and all thumbs). When she’s not executing your campaign’s social and SEO needs, Sam can be found conquering mountains and trying to learn balance and grace through yoga.
Having worked in the education and human services field for over 15 years, Jody has a knack for being a dynamic relationship builder. She loves bringing clients and brands together. Her passion for people shines as she rocks out your social media campaigns and connects with your online audience through digital ads, SEO and PR. When she's not at her desk, you can find Jody adventuring outdoors, catching a show at The Arts Club Theatre, or enjoying a glass of wine (pinot noir please;) with friends.
Joseph Kafka, a.k.a "Little Bird," is a curious and tenacious video content creator and storyteller. His curiosity and passion for storytelling has lead him to some amazing people, and discovering some important truths: (1) whether you are business to business or business to customer, it is all ways about people to people. (2) The shortest distance between two people is a story. (3) Discovery and openness is a pathway to creativity and sharing. These discoveries not only lead to stronger relationships, but also stronger stories.
Olivia comes to Jelly with a diverse background in communications and customer service. Her passion for creative writing combined with her uncanny ability to organize anything makes her the go-to gal behind the front desk. As the face of Jelly, she brings her positive attitude and eye for digital creativity. When she’s not working, you can find Olivia casting a line in the water, exploring BC’s backcountry, or curling up with a great read.
Coming from a family of accountants, Julius is a designated CPA, CMA with over 15 years of professional experience. He loves to create tools that help manage budgets, labour, spend, and measure overall company profitability. His passion is to explain the art of accounting in simple layman’s terms and measure what everyday success looks like.
Ryan is all about the numbers and earned his chops with over 10 years of experience in a variety of commercial endeavours including light manufacturing, commercial real estate and investment businesses. His experience extends through to all the fundamental accounting functions of these different industries. He lives and breaths all things Canucks, takes an active interest in US politics–don’t get him started–and can often be caught reading the works of Noam Chomsky.