With over 20 years working in the graphic design industry, Karen Marren brings both a creative sensibility and a practical marketing and business application to all of her work. She has worked in every conceivable permutation of the design business, from large agencies to boutique studios. She has worked with a variety of clients from Fortune 500 firms to entrepreneurs with start-up businesses.
Moving from agency work to founding Karen Marren Design both honed her client communication skill and developed the rare ability to tease out the practical design needs of clients. She understands that design is more than pretty pictures and focuses on how design, and all aspects of branding and communications work in lock step to achieve marketing and business goals.
Over her career Karen has worked with blue-chip clients including Labatt Breweries, CIBC, B2B Trust, French’s Mustard, Uncle Ben’s. Her extensive work covers the corporate branding & communications, business to business communications, consumer goods branding and advertising, and the not-for-profit worlds.
In the digital realm, Karen translated her mastery of print design to the web. From the planning stages to the final user experience, Karen deploys graphic design to clearly communicate brand, messaging and positioning. With an in-depth knowledge of user interface and user experience, Karen brings a unique design sense to the web.