Principal, Docaitta Design
Darrell has 25+ years experience designing integrated visual solutions for clients both large and small. 17 of those years were spent in a large advertising/PR Agency where he was involved in all aspects of the marketing process.
In 2013, after rising to Director of Design and Senior Artistic Director, Darrell decided to leave his position and start his own business, Docaitta Design.
Over his career, Darrell has worked with most signature organizations in the Atlantic region, including IWK Health Centre, NovaScotian Crystal, Special Olympics Nova Scotia, Habitat for Humanity Nova Scotia, RBC, Bell Aliant, United Way Halifax, Empire Group, The Chronicle Herald, Queens Manor and North Queens Nursing Homes, Stewart McKelvey, Irving, NSLC, Nova Scotia Power, Symphony Nova Scotia, Neptune Theatre, AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia (ACNS), Atlantic Pilotage Authority, and the Governments of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, plus numerous small to medium sized businesses. He has also worked with the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.
Darrell is highly praised not only for his innovative design solutions and dependable delivery, but also in his desire to seek a co-creative atmosphere
He is well recognized for his copy writing abilities, recently editing the copy for ACNS’ web site, and writing the marketing copy for South Shore Tourism. He has written and/or edited, for many other clients as well.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Dalhousie University and a Bachelor of Design from NSCADU. He is a Certified Graphic Designer (CGD) member in the Society of Graphic Designers of Canada, and is a past vice-president of the Atlantic Chapter. Darrell has taught for credit and non-credit at NSCADU, and has guest lectured at Dalhousie, Saint Mary’s and Mount Saint Vincent Universities. He has also written curriculum for NSCC.