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Projects Summer 2018
Projects Summer 2018
Incite Creative Media House
Incite Creative Media House is a digital content agency that specializes in marketing media. They challenged the Design Jam team to build them a successful marketing and promotions strategy that would promote their services effectively to future clients. Working on the project are Talha Ather [left] a graduate of the Business Administration-Marketing Advanced Diploma program, Cindy Navarrete [right] a graduate of both the Project Management Graduate Certificate program and the Advertising, Creative & Digital Strategy Graduate Certificate program. Missing from the image are Joon Kil and Trang Nguyen Huyen, both graduates of the Business Marketing Diploma program.
The Canadian Spinal Research Organization
The Canadian Spinal Research Organization is dedicated to the funding of targeted research to maximize functional recovery and cure paralysis caused by spinal cord injury. Their Design Jam project is strategy development for a new initiative called Everybody Against Distracted Driving. The Design Jam team is working on website development, mission and outreach strategy as part of the project deliverables. Putting their skills together to complete this project are, [starting from the left] Neha Kiyada, graduate of the Workplace Wellness and Health Promotion Graduate Certificate program, Chinatsu Kawakami, web developer and graduate of the Software Engineering Technician Diploma program & Nathalie Campbell, a graduate of the Business Marketing Diploma program.
Department of Imaginary Affairs
Department of Imaginary Affairs is a not-for-profit organization that seeks, collects and shares stories of new and developing Canadians. Their goal for this project is to build an open-source library of stories that are told from the perspectives of newcomers through the development of workshop materials and creation of a workshop implementation plan including researching workshop partners, locations and additional funding. Collaborating on this project are [starting from the left] Christine DeGuzman, a graduate of the Financial Services Diploma program, Ann-Marie Samuels, a graduate of the Paralegal Graduate Certificate program, and Sanket Shah, a graduate of both the Marketing - Research and Analytics and the Corporate Account Management Graduate Certificate programs.
Safran Landing Systems
Safran Landing Systems is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems. The company is a partner to 30 leading commercial, military, business and regional aircraft manufacturers, and supports more than 27,000 aircraft in service today. The Design Jam project is to identify a comprehensive listing of wheel and tire failure occurrences spanning from recent events to those from several decades ago. Working on this project are [starting from the left] Augusto Leandro, a graduate of the Project Management Graduate Certificate program, Oluwatomisin Adenipekun a graduate of the Mechanical Engineering – Industrial Advanced Diploma program and Arshal Johny, a graduate of the Mechanical Engineering Technology – Design Advance Diploma program.
Focus Inspired provides career coaching and resources to help individuals to achieve a fulfilling career. Our Design Jam Participants are excited to be part of their initiative in developing a “mentor bot” app for their company. Sahilpreet Singh [left] is a graduate of the Software Engineering Technician Diploma program & Jose Cortez [right] graduated from the Project Management Graduate Certificate program with Honors. Also part of the group is Rishit Sheth [not pictured], a graduate of the Software Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma program
Habitat for Humanity GTA
Habitat for Humanity GTA is a non-profit housing organization that builds affordable housing for low-income families by mobilizing communities and volunteers. To challenge the team of Design Jam graduates, Habitat for Humanity GTA proposed a project that required developing an outreach strategy to source new donors for Habitat GTA’s ReStore Gift In Kind Program. Taking on this project are graduates, Mosa Maksuda Khantun, (Business Management - Finance), Ilyas Yalcin, (Strategic Management), Antonia Thomas (Marketing - Corporate Account Management), Ouida Sheers (International Development - Post Grad), Ana Caldas (International Business Management) and Jhonalyn Encarguez (Office Administration).
Magellan Aerospace is an aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers and defense and space agencies worldwide. Magellan has challenged Design Jam Graduates with an operations project which will involves improving flow through and efficiency in the treatments area. This would involve a visual priority system among other requirements. Up for the challenge is the following graduate team: Heli Thakkar (Software Engineering), Alnessa Noelle (Software Engineering Technician), Gaurav Kajla (Electronics Engineering Technology), Hariharan Sukumar (Project Management) Richard Santiago Arrais (Energy Systems Engineering Technician).
EnviroFit Inc. is a company that provides service and products such as creating artificial lawns, upgrading air ducts, LED Lighting, drain water heat recovery and more as a part of the clean energy industry. They asked a team of Design Jam participants to create a user-friendly website for clients that informs customers and at the same time allows internal management functions. Graduates to take in this project are: Jonathan Lee (Software Engineering Technology), Zosima Algire (Business Administration- Accounting), Jaspreet Kaur (Computer Systems Technology Networking), Saransh Malaiya (Marketing Research and Analytics) and Parthkumar Padhiyar (Software Engineering Technology).
Focus inspired is a career mentor-coaching business founded by career catalysts who have a background in recruiting across different industries. In a creative project, the Design Jam team working on Focus inspired will be creating Youtube/Podcasts. It will be a chance to be in front of the camera or behind the camera through copy editing, marketing and videography. The graduates who will be involved in the challenge are, Deedee Duart (Global Business Management), Joremay Pabalinas (Broadcasting: Radio, Television, Film and Digital Media), Livia Mello Da Silva (Marketing - Digital Engagement Strategy) and Adriane Rojas (Project Management).
New Mom Project
The New Mom Project operates a fully volunteer run clothing and diaper bank serving hundreds of marginalized families across Toronto. They require a client management system for their Doula Program and Pop-up shop aspects of their non-profit organization. Working on this project are graduates, Jennerys Gonzalez (Business Marketing), Nardia McDonald (Project Management), and Desiree Roberge (Office Administration and Development Services).
Zippy Consulting is a start-up consulting company focusing in health and wellness. They are looking for Design Jam participants to build a mobile-friendly website and build their brand awareness through conducting market research and using social media. Working on this marketing and design project are, Odelia Schmidt (Interactive Media Management), Jyoti Rana (Marketing- Corporate Account Management), Pardeep Kaur (Corporate Communications and Public Relations), and Ruimin Gu (Marketing Research and Analytics/Project Management).
Junior Achievement (JA) of Central Ontario
As a part of JA Canada and JA Worldwide, JA Central is a charitable organization educating young people about business. Working with leading business professionals, JA provides experiential learning to students from grades 4 – 12, with a focus in entrepreneurship, financial literacy and work readiness. As a part of their 50thAnniversary Homecoming Campaign, JA challenged Design Jam graduates to develop a marketing strategy to re-engage their alumni. Working on this project are graduates, Jesiane Queiroz (Global Business Management), Alexandre Vitta (Business Marketing), Samantha White (Corporate Communications and Public Relations) and Piyush Panchal (Marketing and Research and Analytics).
eCAMION is known for being the market leader in providing energy storage solutions.They provide solutions for the energy storage industry, specializing in the integration of battery solutions. The have challenged Design Jam participant Jay Khandwala (Mechanical Engineering Technology-Design) to design an exterior for their energy storage system and work on site drawings for future deployments of eCAMION’s EV charging system.