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.
Sarah is a gifted leader and passionate communicator with a wealth of experience in marketing and event coordination. With a keen understanding of the entire digital space, she is an expert in multi-platform integration and execution. Armed with a perpetually positive attitude, creative trouble shooting skills and a serious love for data, Sarah loves keeping her clients at ease and informed with her exceptional account management. When she’s not at work, you can find her with her young daughter and husband, cooking up a storm in the kitchen, or spending time outdoors.
Hudson comes to Jelly with a rich history in customer service and social media coordinating. With building meaningful client relationships at the forefront of all of her endeavours, Hudson uses her master people skills and organizational wizardry to establish effective communication with her clients as an Account Manager. Out of office, you can find Hudson perfecting her yoga poses, watching 1980's rom-coms, and hosting kitchen dance parties.
As a creative story teller, Avi believes you can tell any story in 140 characters…or less! She joins the Jelly team as a PR and social media wizard with proven results in industries such as food and beverage, technology, finance, nonprofit, and retail. Passionate about meeting new people and cultivating relationships, she is a networking queen and is always looking for new opportunities to mingle. In her spare time, you can find Avi exploring new coffee shops or re-reading the Harry Potter series.
Currently completing her masters in public relations & corporate communication, Tia comes to Jelly after spending a year at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. She loves to bring audiences and brands together through a blend of creativity and data-driven strategy — the more data, the better! In her spare time, you can find Tia obsessing over her sports teams and daydreaming about her next meal.
Olivia comes to Jelly with a diverse background in communications and customer service. As a master wordsmith, and a lover of all things social, Olivia has your social media campaigns covered. She believes in the power of authentic engagement between a brand and their audience. When she’s not tweeting, sharing, or posting, you can find Olivia casting a line in the water, exploring B.C.’s backcountry, or curling up with a great read.
Kristi comes to Jelly with a diverse set of skills from a variety of industries such as high-tech, craft beer, content marketing and travel. A believer in staying unique, she brings a creative flair to your social campaigns. Originally from small town Ontario, she spends her spare time volunteering as a First Responder for Canadian Ski Patrol, experimenting in the kitchen, and exploring BC's wild side with her rescue dog.
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.
Sullivan comes all the way from Calgary, AB, with a background in digital affiliate marketing and door-to-door telecom sales. He understands what drives consumer impulse and knows how to drive a click. He spent his adolescent years in Muscat, Oman, and brings his unique perspective to the Jelly team. In his free time, he enjoys producing downtempo music, lifting heavy things, throwing discs really far, and carving through moguls.
Taylor comes to Jelly with dynamite administration skills as she displays an exceptional eye for detail, creative problem solving, and unbelievable organizational artistry. Her high spirit is driven by her love for people and she is delighted to welcome you at the Jelly office. When Taylor isn’t taking calls, color-coding to-do lists or scheduling meetings, she can be found sipping vanilla lattes and spending time with close friends.
Fulfilling her childhood dream of being a Graphic Designer, Jacqueline brings a strong passion for design as one of the Multimedia Specialists. With a background in marketing, graphic design and fashion, she utilizes a vast range of knowledge in her creative process. When not curating ads and digital content, Jacqueline can be found playing baseball and drinking copious amounts of peppermint tea.
Shaheed Devji is a creative storyteller at heart. As one of Jelly’s Multimedia Specialists, Shaheed combines his fascination of digital media production with his love for telling stories. He has previous experience in broadcast journalism, corporate marketing and communication, and as a small business owner/operator producing video. In his spare time, Shaheed shares the story of his life with his wife and twin boys in their video blog on YouTube.
Garth is a design ninja who's been creating digital art since he was a wee lad. He loves building beautiful, clean websites that perfectly capture an organization's purpose and branding, and he obsesses over every pixel. When he's not designing websites for Jelly, he's either taking photos, building LEGO with his two boys, or eating samosas.
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.