Our Team

Michael Ortelli BA, RGD

Founder

A Registered Graphic Designer and creative professional with over 20 years experience, Michael is equally comfortable working on offline, online, social or mobile projects. His experience includes private sector clients such as Molson, Ford, TD Bank, and Royal Bank, but his speciality over the last decade has shifted to public sector marketing & communication for clients in education, environment, labour, health care, transportation, youth and social services, policing, and regulation. Michael is an information and communications accessibility specialist and serves on the RGD Accessibility Project Advisory Committee. As a passionate advocate of accessibility, he has been invited to speak at conferences and webinars on accessibility topics ranging from client collaboration to best practices for accessibility testing.

Mario Zeskoski BA, RGD

Founder

A Registered Graphic Designer and creative professional with over 20 years experience, Mario has worked in the areas of food and health care. Over the last decade he has managed Canada Beef’s online and social media activities to promote Canadian beef consumption through a campaign focussed on health, nutrition, and instruction. Mario has led branding, packaging, online, and social media initiatives to promote VIROX as the world’s most effective and fast acting brand of disinfection products. Recently, he also art directed and helped coordinate a team of designers that re-designed the suite of web sites for all of Ontario’s Local Health Integration Networks. Mario has managed retail and e-commerce projects for Nikon, Black’s Photography, and Tennis Canada.

Dejan Kovacevic BCS

IT Director

Dejan is a computer programming and Internet technology expert with 20 years experience developing digital communication and information technology solutions. He has significant experience working with government clients building solutions that meet rigorous security, privacy, performance, and accessibility requirements. Dejan is a web accessibility expert. He has been involved in numerous web accessibility audting projects, and has presented at web accessibility conferences.

Edward Gauder AOCA

Creative Director

Edward is a graphic and industrial design graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design. He has 20 years experience working as a graphic designer, illustrator, and animator. He has over 10 years experience working with Government of Ontario and public sector clients. His studies in industrial design have informed his work on health care related package design, and environmental graphic design such as for Ontario's PRESTO card reading devices.

Louis Calautti AOCA, RGD

Senior Graphic Designer

Louis is a Registered Graphic Designer and a graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design. He has 21 years of experience including over 10 years developing offline and online design solutions for the Government of Ontario and other public sector clients.

Craig McIntosh BCS

Web Developer

Craig has a computer science degree from York University. In addition to building modern and dynamic front end user experiences, he works on secure and high performance, web application solutions deploying a wide variety of programming and scripting technologies. He is a web accessibility expert having spent significant time building online solutions for public sector clients.

Ryan Trinidad

Graphic Designer

Ryan specializes in graphic production. He is an expert Photoshop artist with strong page layout and illustration skills. An Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator expert, Ryan has 5 years years experience working on public sector projects. Ryan is an accessible PDF expert.

Mary LePage

Adminstrator

Mary takes care of BOLD's administration and financial matters. She is reponsible for accounts receivable and payable. With a successful track record in banking she ensures our compancy runs like a well oiled machine.