Logo Paint Joel Kesler

Joel Kesler is an award-winning web designer,
web developer, and multimedia producer

(306) 880-3447 joel@joelkesler.com

Web Design & Development

Joel was responsible for the front-end design and development (HTML5, Javascript, CSS3), specialized back-end content management system (PHP), and server optimization (Apache) on the sites listed below.

Film & Video


Work Experience

Product Designer/UXUI Designer

2017 to Present, Vendasta Technologies

Responsible for planning, design, and front-end development on various projects within Vendasta

Head of Design and Marketing

2016 to Present - RMD Engineering Inc.

Responsible for design and development of upcoming websites, all major product and commercial photography, and video production and post-production

Freelance Creative

2009 to Present

Responsible for web design and development, video production and editing, and photography for clients across North America

Web Designer & Emerging
Technologies Analyst

2008 Toronto Star

Researched cutting-edge web technologies and built prototypes
for new online and mobile sites

Multimedia Intern

2008 Toronto Star

Responsible for premium online video feature and documentary production. Duties included planning, shooting
and editing

Copywriter & Art Director

2007 Padulo Integrated, Toronto, ON

Worked with multi-national companies to create print, television and online content

Skills & Training


  • Excellent knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, Javascript and jQuery
  • Deep knowledge of Adobe Video and Design products, including Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, and Premier.
  • Experienced with optimizing content for mobile devices including iOS and Android
  • Experienced with leading content management systems
  • Google web apps suite and webmaster tools


Excellent working knowledge of:
  • Final Cut Pro Studio, Adobe Premier Pro, Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, Indesign, and After Effects
Working knowledge of:

Avid Media Composer, FileMaker Pro, ProTools, DaVinci Resolve


Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film Production

Ryerson University, Toronto

Awards & Recognition

Communication Arts

2013   SuzyJohnston.com website featured by Communication Arts Magazine.

ABC News, Applied Arts, BBC Radio, Gizmodo...

2014   Nikon Symphony viral video created with photographer VonWong and Nikon featured around the world.

Nokia International

2011  Created a winning entry using the Nokia N8 camera phone. Prize included zero-gravity training at Cape Canaveral.

National Press Photographers Association

2008  Won in multiple categories, including individual video, multimedia project, and second place in Team Video

Canadian Advertising Awards

2007  Won the Walter Bell Award for Creative and Human Excellence in Advertising