You have a powerful idea. We build powerful brands.

Powerful ideas come in many shapes and sizes: a campaign for social change, the stories within a community, even a product breathing life into an old market or a service that helps people feel good and live better. They hold the potential to change the way people think. They’re ideas that matter.

But even the best ideas need help to grow and flourish. They need to have their story told in a way that breeds excitement and compels people to act.

We craft tailored brand solutions for organizations in hospitality & tourism, not-for-profit, the public sector and more.

So you’ve got a big idea?

This is where we come in. We build powerful brands that stand out by getting at the essence of who you are and why what you do matters. We do it with a versatile, proven process and a focused team of creative professionals – from strategists and graphic designers to developers – all committed to getting you the results you need.

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Our Services

Branding

  • Brand Audit
  • Logo + Identity Design
  • Brand Naming
  • Messaging
  • Standards Manual

Web & Digital

  • Web Design & Development
  • Mobile Web Sites
  • Motion Graphics
  • Digital Brochures
  • Digital Presentations

Print & Environmental

  • Business Cards + Stationary
  • Brochures + Catalogues
  • Information Graphics
  • Interior/Exterior Signage
  • Vehicle Graphics
  • Tradeshow Displays + Banners

Photo + Video

  • Custom Photography
  • Promotional Videos
  • Testimonial Videos
  • Documentary
  • Motion Graphics

How We Do It

01 Discover

The divide between successful and ineffective brands often comes down to the assumptions you make — who is the target audience and what are they really looking for? Answers to questions like these are the difference between a sound investment and wasted resources. That’s why we make sure every decision is an informed one, reflecting a thoughtful strategy founded on your real needs and challenges. We achieve this by beginning with a discovery phase, where we uncover, and then deconstruct, vital information on your organization and market-place.

02 Define

Craft your story and bring it to life. During the define phase, we take insights uncovered in discovery and distil them into a core message and ‘brand story’ —capturing the elements of your organization that people truly connect with and find compelling. A strong message and story ensures all of your communications—from an identity and advertising campaign to an online presence—are not just well informed but relevant and powerful to those who matter most.

03 Deliver

Smart design connects you with your customers. Once we’ve developed your brand story we figure out how to tell that story—meeting your customers where they already are and engaging them through rich, compelling design solutions. And because our clients know their business best we ensure the process is collaborative. We work with you to determine the most effective touch-points for your target audience, whether you’re equipping your sales team with the right marketing tools or creating an evocative online experience.

04 Thrive

You’ve built a strong brand, now it’s time to thrive. Like most aspects of your business, an effective brand requires ongoing care and attention to succeed. Identifying and addressing needs – both short and long-term – are different for every organization but they all stem from regular dialogue and a healthy client relationship. We see the development of your brand as the starting point of that relationship. That means a commitment to partnering with you for all of your design and communications needs.

Leadership

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Jordan Brook B.Des
Creative Director + Design Director

Jordan’s primary role is to form creative concept and design direction –  ensuring client solutions are on message and effectively reaching target audiences. With his natural attention to detail, Jordan also assumes the role of production director, ensuring all design deliverables are executed at the highest level.

Jordan has received a Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design and Marketing and certificate in Interdisciplinary Design Studies from Kwantlen Polytechnic University. He has traveled and worked abroad in the Middle East, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. When Jordan isn’t developing creative concepts with Armada you’re most likely to find him somewhere near the water, surfboard and mojito in hand.

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Sean Stiller B.Des
Creative Director + Technical Director

Driven by big ideas and strategy, Sean approaches branding by drawing upon his multi-disciplinary training; often leading to unexpected and unique solutions for clients. His training and affinity for web technology makes him qualified to assume the role of technical director for Armada.

Sean has received a Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design and Marketing and certificate in Interdisciplinary Design Studies from Kwantlen Polytechnic University. His travels have taken him throughout Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Central America and North Africa. He is currently completing his Master of Fine Arts degree.

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What We Believe

Big things begin with powerful ideas and nothing meaningful exists without them.

We work with organizations we believe in.

People, Planet, Profit.

We’re a boutique agency and proud of it. Small client or large, we’re intimately involved in every project.

We’re curious. We ask a lot of questions
(especially the uncomfortable ones).

We work at the ground level – cultivating strong and open relationships with our clients, encouraging collaboration, and immersing ourselves in their business.

Company Profile

We’re a Vancouver branding agency backed by over 16 years of combined experience. We empower clients in the public sector, tourism and hospitality, education and culture to help achieve their communications goals and achieve breakthrough success in their industry.

As a full-service agency we’re with you every step of the way – from facilitating branding strategy, research and messaging, to the production of design material and website development. Armada is operated by creative directors Jordan Brook and Sean Stiller and supported through a trusted network of web developers, filmmakers and other media specialists.

We develop effective, strategy-driven solutions for clients such as Maximizer CRM, Capilano Suspension Bridge, and Orca Spirit Adventures, spanning print and environmental design to website development. We’re experts with highly customized WordPress solutions, serving many client needs including human resources, e-commerce and more complex multi-site, multi-region needs.

If it sounds like we might be a good fit for your organization, we invite you to contact us for a free consultation.