Andrea Ruskin

Andrea brings extensive industry and teaching experience to the graphic design program at St. Lawrence College. Andrea has earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from York University, a Bachelor of Design from Emily Carr University of Art and Design and a Masters in Design from the University of Alberta. Prior to starting full time at St. Lawrence, Andrea taught part time at the University of Alberta, Grant MacEwan University and Mount Royal University.

She has worked in the field of design since 1998 in Toronto, Vancouver, Edmonton, and Calgary, the latter where she spent 4 years as an information architect with Karo Group Inc. Clients Andrea has worked with include: Enbridge Inc., ATB Financial, Nexen, Enmax, Travel Alberta, Vancity, Calgary Stampede, Royal Bank, Scotiabank, IBM, Moneris, Oxford Properties and the University of Alberta.

Andrea’s teaching and research focus on interaction design, information design user-centred research, educational media and cross-cultural design.