Meet Our Team

Darian

Darian

Founding Partner

Darian

Darian is founding partner of the award-winning Digital Marketing and PR firm known as Jelly. If you didn’t already know, Darian brings unparalleled charisma and excitement to the brands that he popularizes (is yours one of them?). Known for off-the-wall ideas and fantastic stories, Darian’s energy keeps the Jelly bus rolling down fun and fabulous roads.

Sarah

Sarah

Partner

Sarah

Sarah is a gifted leader with over a decade of experience in marketing, HR and event coordination. As one of Jelly’s original employees, Sarah spent many years leading our team and clients through successful nationwide campaigns before focussing on where her passions truly lie; our people and our operations! Armed with a perpetually positive attitude, creative trouble shooting skills and a true desire to see everyone thrive, Sarah’s priority is to ensure that Jelly operates at its best for our team and our clients. When she’s not in the office, you can find her with her young daughter and husband, cooking up a storm in the kitchen, or spending time outdoors.

Chris

Chris

Academy Operations Manager

Chris

Chris comes to Jelly with several years of experience in managing corporate sponsorships and partnerships, primarily in the world of sports both at the professional and amateur levels. As a highly self-motivated individual, Chris loves keeping busy and continuously learning how he can better serve his clients. Outside of work you can find Chris watching or playing sports, or outdoors keeping active and enjoying nature.

Slava

Slava

Account Manager

Slava

Slava comes to Jelly with a wealth of knowledge in digital advertising and website solutions in the automotive industry in addition to over 5 years experience in eCommerce. Passionate about building client relationships and delivering value, Slava brings a deeply client focused approach to his role at Jelly. When he’s not working he is out enjoying life with his young daughter and wife, playing soccer, or relaxing and playing a game on his Super Nintendo.

Danielle

Danielle

Account Manager

Danielle

Danielle possesses a decade of experience in digital marketing and communications for a diverse range of organizations in Canada and the UK. She is passionate about connecting with people, using storytelling to engage audiences and keeping the ‘big picture’ in mind while ensuring all the details come together. Outside of work, you’ll often find Danielle reading amidst a stack of books, watching football and spending time with her husband and family.

Andrew

Andrew

Account Manager

Andrew

Andrew joins Jelly with a decade of experience in the consumer-packaged goods and sports industries where he has managed every aspect of the marketing strategies for the companies he worked for. Andrew loves learning about his client’s story and helping them take their vision and turn it into reality. When he’s not at work, you’ll find Andrew playing or watching sports or working on his latest LEGO creation.

Kolbie

Kolbie

Account Manager

Kolbie

Kolbie comes to Jelly with nearly a decade of experience in the athletics industry at both University and National levels. With extensive knowledge in what it takes to succeed at a high level, Kolbie’s go-getter, persistent, hardworking attitude helps her stay on top of things and confidently provides peace of mind for Jelly’s clients. When she’s not in the office, you can find her spending time with her husband and golden retriever puppy, dining at a delicious restaurant or hunting down the best snow for a ski weekend.

Anabel

Anabel

Account Manager

Anabel

Anabel has a passion for all things PR and marketing and comes to Jelly with experience managing beauty and fashion brands. Anabel has a love for acting and writing which directly plays in to her role as a storyteller for clients and creating magic with a campaign. When she’s not working, you can find her on adventures through Vancouver to find new treats with her friends or cuddling up with her chihuahua, Eyore, for a movie day.

Emma

Emma

PR Coordinator

Emma

Emma comes to Jelly with a wealth of experience in customer service, client management, and social media coordination. Her marketing background has been built primarily in the BC craft beer industry – where she found her passion for social media strategy and quality craft beer. Emma is ready to share her social media expertise and further her knowledge into new industries! In her free time, you can find her trying new beers at local breweries, watching the latest horror movie, or hiking through the mountains!

Mackenzie

Mackenzie

PR Coordinator

Mackenzie

Mackenzie’s love for people and connection has developed through years of experience in hospitality, social media management, and marketing. She loves being able to share her enthusiasm for her favourite things with the people around her – especially when that comes to Jelly’s clients! In her spare time, you can find Mackenzie attempting the latest DIY project from TikTok, forcing her boyfriend into watching a scary movie, or obsessing over her yorkie, Bella.

Sydney Vardja

Sydney

PR Coordinator

Sydney Vardja

Sydney joins the Jelly Team with experience in influencer marketing for fashion brands, and a love for PR and writing. As a Humber College news reporter, Sydney pitched and wrote stories for the on-campus news outlet. A people person by nature, Sydney loves cultivating meaningful relationships. When she’s not working, she’s likely rollerblading, reading, or spending time with friends!

Sam

Sam

Social Media Coordinator

Sam

Samantha comes to Jelly with experience and knowledge of juggling all things social media! Samantha expresses her creativity through curating the perfect Instagram feed and creating compelling content. This passion directly translates to Jelly’s clients unique, eye-catching and engaging social media accounts. When she’s not at work, she’s likely grabbing an oat milk latte in the city, on a weekend road trip or singing karaoke with her friends.

Sydney

Sydney

Social Media Coordinator

Sydney

Sydney comes to Jelly with experience in social media and content creation. She is always looking for new and vibrant ways to keep a social media feed fun, and flowing. Sydney loves to be bold both within her work and outside of it, always looking to meet new people and establish new connections wherever she can! Her bubbly and positive personality helps her generate great ideas and insights, and is an asset when building her client relationships. Recently coming back from a year living in New York City, you can find Sydney outside of work, searching for the best new restaurants around Vancouver, or grabbing a matcha latte and walking the seawall with her mini golden doodle Beau.

Simon

Simon

Digital Ads Coordinator

Simon

Simon’s love for marketing comes from his appreciation fostering authentic human connections. He comes to the Jelly team with a background in content marketing and data analytics from the auto industry. Simon’s thirst for knowledge and goal-oriented thinking makes him a team player who’s always looking for ways to deliver value in his advertising. On his down time you can catch Simon either gaming, playing volleyball, or casting a line in the water for a bite.

Cheryl

Cheryl

Digital Ads Coordinator

Cheryl

Stephen

Stephen

Digital Ads Coordinator Intern

Stephen

Stephen joins Jelly as a highly motivated intern with a background primarily in the agricultural industry. With experience in SEO, he is data-driven and loves being able to tell a story through numbers. He’s passionate about being able to connect with others and loves engaging and inspiring those around him. When not at work, Stephen loves watching and playing sports and spending time exploring the great outdoors.

Jason

Jason

SEO Coordinator

Jason

Jason joins the team with a background in technical and creative digital marketing and his creative flair and enthusiasm brings a unique perspective to the SEO team at Jelly. He has a strong passion for understanding customer behaviour and implementing growth-driven strategies to help businesses reach their goals. When he’s not analyzing data, he enjoys sprinting, interval strength training, and exploring new adventures.

Mitchell

Mitchell

SEO Coordinator

Mitchell

Mitchell joined Jelly after completing his schooling at BCIT and brings his passion for social media and content creation to the team. He is an ambitious wheelchair user making his next step as a marketing professional. When Mitchell is not working he enjoys playing Para Ice Hockey or watching sports while hanging out with his buddies.
Juliana

Juliana

Multimedia Specialist

Juliana

Juliana comes to Jelly with a strong background in customer service and a passion for graphic design and illustration. As a recent university graduate, Juliana is ready to integrate her energetic approaches and imaginative designs into your brand. She knows what is up and coming in the design world and is ready to make your projects stand out and tell your story in a compelling way. When Juliana is not busy brainstorming for her latest project, she can be seen walking her young dog at local forests and lakes, in the kitchen trying out a new recipe to share on her Instagram, and viewing the newest movie releases.

Travis

Travis

Multimedia Specialist

Travis

Travis’s passion for Photography and Video started with shooting his friends skateboarding in elementary school. From there it grew into a love creating cinematic visuals that tell the story behind the subject. These days his time away from work are spent chasing his young son and border collie around, exploring trails, and visiting the occasional brewery with his wife.

Garth

Garth

Web Designer

Garth

Garth is a design ninja who’s been creating digital art since he was a wee lad. He loves building beautiful, clean websites that perfectly capture an organization’s purpose and branding, and he obsesses over every pixel. When he’s not designing websites for Jelly, he’s either taking photos, building LEGO with his two boys, or eating samosas.

Marissa

Marissa

Office + Admin Coordinator

Marissa

Marissa comes to Jelly with a diverse background in administration, operations, customer service, and psychology. Her love for organization and helping others drive her to provide detailed care in all things around the office. Outside of work, you can find Marissa exploring the city for tasty eats, enjoying the outdoors, and watching the latest movies.

Julius

Julius

Accountant

Julius

Coming from a family of accountants, Julius is a designated CPA, CMA with over 15 years of professional experience. He loves to create tools that help manage budgets, labour, spend, and measure overall company profitability. His passion is to explain the art of accounting in simple layman’s terms and measure what everyday success looks like.

Ryan

Ryan

Jr. Accountant

Ryan

Ryan is all about the numbers and earned his chops with over 10 years of experience in a variety of commercial endeavours including light manufacturing, commercial real estate and investment businesses. His experience extends through to all the fundamental accounting functions of these different industries. He lives and breaths all things Canucks, takes an active interest in US politics–don’t get him started–and can often be caught reading the works of Noam Chomsky.

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