Tejashri Kapure (TJ) is an accomplished designer and creative leader with 16+ of experience and education in shaping brands and telling client stories through design.

TJ leads and guides interdisciplinary teams on internal and client side to produce engaging solutions that address complex business challenges. A strategic thinker and creative problem solver, TJ distills communication challenges to their essence and translates strategic direction to an ownable and compelling visual language.

TJ's work has been recognized by national and international awards, publications and is part of the Canadian National Archives.

When she is not designing, TJ is an avid road cyclist and a silk screen artist.


Experience
VP of Design - Gene (formerly Cossette Health), 2019 October to present
Director of Design - Gene (formerly Cossette Health), 2019 March to October
Senior Designer - q30 design, 2010 – 2019
Designer - Messagepoint (formerly, Prinova Technologies), 2008 – 2009
Designer - Overdrive (Design Limited), 2007 – 2008

Honors & Awards
2019 - Exhibited work at Swash & Serif 6 - Annual typographic and lettering exhibition
2018 - Exhibited work at Swash & Serif 5 - Annual typographic and lettering exhibition
2018 - Graphis Branding 7 - Honourable mention for Open Studio branding
2018 - So(cial) Good Design Award - Special Domtar Award for Open Studio brand identity
2017 - Exhibited work at Swash & Serif 4 - Annual typographic and lettering exhibition
2017 - Graphis Design Annual 2018 - Merit Award for Open Studio branding and print design
2016 - Graphis Design Annual 2017 - Silver Award for In Flanders Fields postage stamp design
2015 - Co-designed In Flanders Fields postage stamp and collateral - issued by Canada Post
2012 - Work published in LogoLounge Master Library Series
2011 - Designed International Year of Chemistry postage stamp - issued by Canada Post
2006 - Awarded scholarship for Design Excellence at OCADU

Education
2003 – 2007, Ontario College of Art & Design (OCADU)
Bachelor of Design, Graphic Design

Email
mail@tejashrikapure.com

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