Meet Our Team
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.
Mike comes to Jelly with an eclectic mix of experience, having worked in landscape supply, transportation, and most recently in commercial packaging. He has a passion for people and brings a work hard play hard mentality. Always seeking understanding, Mike loves to learn and he thrives on bridging the gap between abstract ideas and practical application. Outside of work, Mike can be found playing hockey, slo-pitch softball, creating music with friends, or spending time with his family.
Sarah is a gifted leader with over a decade of experience in marketing and event coordination. As one of Jelly’s original employees, she’s been a part of Team Jelly from the start-up days and has spent over 5 years specializing in real estate and project marketing. Keeping her event planning background in mind, Sarah is an expert in multi-platform integration and execution and believes that there is nothing more satisfying than having a detailed plan come together perfectly. Armed with a perpetually positive attitude, creative trouble shooting skills and a serious love for data, Sarah loves keeping her clients at ease and informed with her exceptional account management. 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 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 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.
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!
Digital Ads Coordinator
Sullivan comes all the way from Calgary, AB, with a background in digital affiliate marketing and door-to-door telecom sales. He understands what drives consumer impulse and knows how to drive a click. He spent his adolescent years in Muscat, Oman, and brings his unique perspective to the Jelly team. In his free time, he enjoys producing downtempo music, lifting heavy things, throwing discs really far, and carving through moguls.
Digital Ads Coordinator
Claudia is a digital marketing enthusiast with 4 years experience helping small businesses grow and thrive.
She loves creating and executing profitable campaigns on various channels like Facebook, Instagram, Google, and Bing. The part she enjoys the most is crafting hypnotic copy that drives people to click her ads!
In her free time, you can find her enjoying a yoga class, hiking with her dog Max, or checking out a new restaurant.
Kavan has specialized in SEO for over 4 years and during this time, helped to develop one of the top SEO products used in the Canadian automotive industry. He is committed to providing clients with the best results possible thanks to a sharp analytical perspective, hard work and years of industry know-how. When Kavan isn’t working away on optimizing websites, he can be found working out, playing games, watching sports, or hanging out with friends and family.
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’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.
Kesia comes to Jelly with experience in customer service, the beauty industry and a passion for continuous learning. Being a recent PR graduate, Kesia is excited to bring her creative ideas to the table and create innovative campaigns for clients, while using both PR & social media. When she is not posting content, you can find Kesia either being creative with makeup, or spending time with her family and friends, while going on adventures through Beautiful BC!
Sara is a words wizard with experience in both operations and small businesses. Organizationally gifted, she enjoys streamlining and putting things down on paper to keep everyone on track. She understands how details affect the big picture and works hard in the background to keep Jelly working at its best and most efficient. Outside the office, Sara is enjoying a neighbourhood pub, pumping some iron, or reading anything under the sun.
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.
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 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.