About Esmond Ruslim
Art Director and Digital Marketer
Esmond brings his strong marketing background and artistic skill as a Digital Marketer, and Art Director. Esmond has worked across numerous industries on leading and executing campaigns for top tier brands in a wide variety of industries, including technology, fintech, engineering, entertainment, extreme sports, and fashion.​​​​​​​
In 2016 Esmond won a Telly Award for "Business to Business Branded content" for a promotional video he produced and directed for Pure Technologies. At the 2020 Canadian Event Awards, he had helped TK Events win an award for "Best Activation App" utilizing Augmented Reality. The activation app was utilized at the Salesforce booth at the 2019 Elevate Toronto Conference. 
During the Covid pandemic, he helped launch virtual events services for TK Events enabling many fortune 500 firms to hold significant corporate events online. The company grew from 12 employees to close to 35 employees and held over 200 virtual events in a span of 1 year. 
When he is not working, he is passionate about the intersection of art and technology and new innovations can be used in marketing and advertising. Esmond is a pop-culture enthusiast and has a passion for travelling and movies (especially sci-fi movies). In his spare time, you'll find Esmond enjoying spending time with his family and squeezing in some time for his extensive comic book collection. 
Awards Won 
2020 - Canadian Event Awards -  Best Experiential Marketing Event – TK Events Inc., (
 Salesforce Augmented Reality Activation @ Elevate Tech Festival)
2016 - Telly Award - "Business to Business Branded Content"
2007 - Peter Gretschen Award for Best Sound Editing and Visual FX
Awards Nominated
2021 - Canadian Event Awards - TK Events Inc. for Digital 2020 – The ISF World Congress (Virtual Event)
2021 - Canadian Event Awards - Best Virtual Events Platform
Skills I Offer: 
Marketing: Launching new products and services, Brand strategy, Communication and Digital Media Management
Film & Television: Virtual Production (Unreal Engine 5.0) Producing and Directing, Budgeting and Hiring, Script Writing and Storyboards, Film and Animation Production, Editing and Post Production
Graphic Design: 2D Graphics, 3D modeling and Rendering (Unreal Engine, Blender), Trade shows and environmental design, Inbound Marketing Design, Email blasts, Print and Package Design, Social Media Marketing Pre-press Management
Web and Mobile Design: UX & UI Design (Adobe XD, Figma, Anima) CSS, HTML, Content Management, Mobile design, E-commerce set-up, Email and Social Media Campaign
Events:  Project Management, On-site technical management for live events, Registration and Attendee Data Management​​​​​​​
2005 -  Wilfrid Laurier University with a BA in Communication studies 
2007 -  Ryerson University - Diploma in Film Production 
2009 - Sheridan College. - Diploma in Computer Animation
2022 - Coursera - Google Certification in UI / UX  -  (In progress)