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Multimedia storytelling is a fantastic tool for reaching a target audience across different platforms. If you are looking for modern, multichannel design, #TeamSyntax is your ideal partner.

We provide comprehensive design services to help organizations build and enhance their presence, both online and offline. Plus, our designers are trained and experienced in accessible design to ensure that all of our clients’ communications are accessible to everyone, regardless of ability. We’re ready to help you with all your design needs. For example:

Website Design and Development 

Syntax assists clients in designing functional and visually appealing websites. Our team of experts, supported by our partner Marvel + Snap, uses the latest design trends to build and manage the best websites optimized for search engines, mobile devices, and increased user experience.

Brand Development and Guidelines 

We work closely with clients to create a solid and consistent brand identity that accurately reflects a business’s values, goals, and personality. Our brand development process includes the creation of logos, colour palettes, and typography guidelines. 

Design for Print and Digital

For more than a decade, we have been acting as an extension of our clients’ teams by creating effective designs for their print and digital products, including annual reports, brochures, newsletters, business cards, flyers, and social media graphics. 

Our Work

Some of our work with design includes:

Video Production

Video is the leading marketing trend; smart organizations everywhere are realizing it is a fantastic way to tell their stories. #TeamSyntax is here to help, whether you need TV ads or TikTok clips. We have immense expertise in video production: our team provides full-service concept development, scripting and storyboarding, videography and animation, production, and editing.   

We create social cuts, animated explainers, stop motion, hero videos, documentaries, canvas, and commercials. Our videos for clients have gained millions of views and helped to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars. We would love to discuss which kind of video would best help you reach your target audience.

Some of our works in video production includes:

Promoting the Sport of Cheerleading in Ontario with the Ontario Cheerleading Federation

Ontario Cheerleading Federation

Helping Canadian Communities: Expanding United Way Centraide Canada’s 211 Helpline Across the Country

United Way Centraide Canada

Telling Stories of Hope, Courage, and Memory in a Documentary for the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation

Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation

Encouraging Canadians to Compare and Save with Competition Bureau Canada

Competition Bureau Canada


Liane Mamo
Senior Director of Marketing and Creative Content

With a focus on brand and strategy and a background in design, Liane is passionate about storytelling and communicating. At Syntax, she is responsible for developing and executing effective marketing campaigns, events, and conferences.

A creative thinker and effective marketing and communications expert, Liane has over 15 years of experience in brand marketing roles. She has worked with several national brands creating local and national marketing campaigns and partnership plans from concept to execution. Liane spent 11 seasons working for the Ottawa Senators Hockey Club. In addition to her marketing and partnership experience, she has managed several marquee events for the NHL and Ottawa Senators including the Stanley Cup Finals, NHL All Star Game, Heritage Classic, and the IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships.

Vanessa Sorgard
Senior Digital Media Strategist and Graphic Designer

Vanessa has close to 20 years of experience in desktop publishing, graphic design, and art direction. She has worked on a variety of multimedia projects including marketing campaigns, print collateral, news page layout and design, signage, corporate branding, and more.

Vanessa began her career in local media and has since developed brand identities for many businesses and professionals in the health and fitness industry. Before joining Syntax, she was a senior designer and creative supervisor for Costco Wholesale Canada. In her 10 years with Costco, Vanessa was responsible for the design and development of high-end print products including brochures, magazines, packaging, and training manuals.

Kayla Bryant
Senior Digital Media Strategist and Graphic Designer

Kayla is an experienced and skilled senior digital media strategist who has worked on a variety of multimedia projects ranging from corporate branding and custom illustrations to social media content, print advertisements, and more. In the past 13 years, Kayla has gained a wide range of experience working with many different industries and has done work for hundreds of clients in the petroleum, health, not-for-profit, and travel sectors, and more.

With five years’ experience in print, she is very knowledgeable about how to see a project to the end. She also brings hand-drawn illustration, photography, and animation skills to the table. In addition to creating logos and signage for Whitewater Region and the Village of Carp, Kayla has worked collaboratively on design for Inspiring Healthy Futures, the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation, and many others.

Stacey Baker
Senior Graphic Designer, Print and Digital Media

A graphic design professional with 20 years of experience managing full-scale print and digital projects from their creative stages to completion, Stacey prides herself on providing clean, polished, cohesive work and meeting tight timelines in a kind and courteous manner.

Stacey is a graduate of the Graphic Design & Communications program at George Brown College and a recent graduate of video motion graphics through the accredited School of Motion. Over the past two decades, she has worked as an independent contractor for clients in retail, food and beverage, internal corporate communications, print and digital advertising, and branding.

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