We're a small shop doing some pretty big things. We're located in Belleville, Ontario, on the shores of the Bay of Quinte. This business can be sink or swim, literally. Our philosophy is simple. Do your best work. Try and do it better than anyone else. Hire the best people. Push the limits. Have fun doing it. And always, always, play well with others.
We're a small company by agency standards, but we're not your typical agency. We're not certain that the typical agency even exists anymore. What we know is what we know, and that covers a lot, ranging from branding, marketing, design, and interactive. We're not for everyone. In fact, we're fairly selective about who we work with. But if you're as passionate about your business as we are about ours, we'll probably get along quite well.
Meet the Team
A good idea can come from anyone at anytime. There's no ego here. We're not sure who's going to come up with the next big idea, we just know that it'll be great.
- Shawn Patriquin
- Founder and President
Founder and President of they integrated inc., Shawn brings over 19 years of marketing, branding, strategic planning, design and media planning to the agency. In keeping with our agency’s holistic approach to doing business, Shawn is very much a part of day-to-day client relations and oversees all of the projects that our firm participates in.
- Brian Freeman
- Creative Director
Brian has been involved in advertising in one capacity or another for well over 20 years. He's worked with many national clients and not-for-profits in various sectors over those years, and brings strong research and strategy to the table before the work begins. His mantra is that every brand strategy is based on a thorough understanding of client goals; you're not taking a chance, you're taking a well thought out calculated risk that your competition hasn't realized.
- Ryan Blaind
- Art Director
Ryan leads our design staff and provides key art direction and technical consulting on every project. He strives to be ahead of the curve with the most current user interface design, front-end and back-end development trends.
Ryan has extensive experience in developing and implementing back-end functionality. As a result, his design approach is built on strategy with an intimate understanding of how the site will be built.
- Shane Woodward
- Digital Media Coordinator, IT
With over 10 years of technical, telecommunications, and digital media experience, Shane draws on multiple disciplines to perform a wide range of functions at our firm. His primary responsibilities are to manage our clients online marketing initiatives, coordinating campaigns across numerous online platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Google AdWords, etc), and managing our clients email marketing programs. Shane also contributes to the design and development of many of our web projects, with a focus on CMS integration and implementation, and serves as our in-house IT expert, responsible for keeping our infrastructure running smoothly.
- Tim Arney
- Web Developer
Tim has been professionally engaged in the digital space since 1998. Starting out as a designer and later in roles as a developer, and technical manager, he worked on many high profile projects. In his role as Technical Director at Dashboard (www.dashboard.ca), Tim rose to the top technical job and built a programming team at the company.
- Sue Stewart
- Account Coordinator
Sue is never in a bad mood. Ever. Seriously. OK, maybe there was a day or two back in grade school where she was steamed about something or someone, but we didn't know her back then so we refuse to believe it. All we know is that our clients love working with Sue because she's so darn nice, and awesome at what she does.
- Melanie MacDonald
A graduate of the Durham College Advanced Graphic Design Program, Melanie has both a passion and a keen eye for design. She's been an avid and accomplished rider since the age of 7, and most weekends you will find her at a horse show, training Newfoundland Ponies, or behind the lens of a camera.