In the summer of 2015, I was sitting in my t shirt and beach shorts in my studio in Alicante, Spain. Everyday was a nice day when you're close to the beach and family. And then I checked a linkedin message from an old Gulf News Colleague saying that his company was looking for an illustrator/designer. The company was TD Bank. I had checked the message a month after it was sent! I contacted him at once and reminded him I was a cartoonist and what in the blazes was I going to do in a bank? He said, just talk to the guy, and see what happens. Three interviews, one complicated police check, and two flights later, we were in Toronto and the next day I would start my full time gig at TD Bank. I illustrated articles, designed, art directed videos and even wrote headlines sometimes. Today, I am working part time for TD, and continue to create these illustrations. It's been a great challenge, creating colourful and interesting imagery for what is essentially dry material. I've had a great relationship with the writers and editors, and that has helped a lot! Here are the articles..
COVID-19 related articles
In the time of COVID 19 its really hard to talk about anything else! In general the themes of 'not panicking' and 'working from home' and just dealing with the economics effects of the shutdown as a result of the virus. How much savings do you have? How are your funds effected? What do you do to prepare for a recession? And so on..