Neil Gascoyne (Creative Director)
Vibe’s Creative Director is an accomplished designer with extensive industry experience. Originally from the UK, Neil received a Higher National Diploma in Design Communications from Sheffield College, graduating with a distinction grade. In the UK Neil gained valuable experience with several agencies, working in print, web design and corporate identity—overall, Neil has five years of academic education and 20 years industry experience in creative design.
Neil’s core skills reside in his use of the design process. Through a direct, transparent dialogue with clients and other designers, Neil establishes a project’s unique objectives and challenges—using these he formulates effective solutions that resonate deeply with the intended audience. As Creative Director at Vibe he has gained valuable experience in a variety of domains including: exhibits for passenger terminals; large tourism brands/campaigns; complex signage systems; web design; corporate/visual identity and commercial photography. A natural communicator, Neil enjoys working closely with clients, creating solutions in which their communication objectives are met. He is skillful at reaching the core of a design challenge— indeed his sessions with clients are invaluable to the design process.
Neil has been nominated for the UK Kodak National Photograph Awards (1997) and has received two International Summit Creative Awards in 2005 and another in 2014 for his Cape Breton Island tourism brand. Two of Neil’s tourism campaigns were nominated for 2016 Tourism Industry Association of Canada awards.