Dipesh Maniar Resume


  • Senior marketing specialist with a background in content development, graphic design, digital marketing and website optimization.
  • Strong technical skills in Graphic Design, e-Publishing, Web Design for Business and Online Marketing using social media (Adobe CC, WordPress Development, Word, Excel and Powerpoint).
  • Proven track record of producing quality sales support, customer driven products, social media maintenance and event marketing coordination in a fast-paced environment.
  • Background in training and education with proven verbal and written communication skills.


Work History

Canusa Automotive Warehousing Inc.     [June 2007 – November 2018]

Marketing Specialist, Graphic Design

Marketing responsibilities and sales support for 50 Auto Parts stores across Southern Ontario including graphic design, website maintenance, email marketing campaigns and event marketing coordination.

  • Designed monthly marketing publications, sales tools, brochures and digital marketing content
    Over the last 5 years the reach of printed publications tripled from 2000 to 6000 units/month
  • Managed and prioritized multiple projects under tight timelines
  • Designed and maintained 3 corporate websites (WordPress CMS/HTML/CSS)
  • Tracked and monitored sales of promotional items, event participation, web analytics and customer satisfaction of marketing activities to evaluate their success and determine ways to improve future activity
  • Coordinated marketing events for up to 300 customers including planning, promotion and event day coordination and management
  • Managed and analyzed the results of monthly Email Marketing campaigns (Constant Contact) Achieved an open rate of over 47% and a read/click rate of over 30% (Industry average open rate 14%-21%)
  • Developed content and provided technical support of a customer retention management program for over 70 corporate Sales Representatives and Store Managers
  • Coordinated with external suppliers and internal departments to acquire information on new products, new technologies and supply levels to produce relevant materials


Digital Solutions Services (formerly MMI) [October 2002 – March 2004]

Director – New Media/Video Production

Responsible for the daily operations of a department of 3 staff members and a pool of contract videographers including project planning, time evaluation, quoting, customer satisfaction and quality assurance

  • Purchase and implement hardware and software for entire department adhering to budgets and staff requirements
  • Design – packaging, brochures, event programs/tickets, logos, corporate identity
  • Editing of corporate, instructional and documentary videos
  • Video Post-Production including titles, special effects, editing, real media streaming


Multi-Media Images (MMI) [June 2001 – October 2002]

Senior Graphic Designer – New Media and Digital Video Production

  • Produced print-Ad design for magazine and newspaper, packaging, POP brochures and order forms.
  • Post-production editing of corporate, instructional and documentary videos
  • Created special effects, title sequences (Velocity Editing Software) and 3D Modeling and animation (Lightwave 3D


PBSC Computer Training [December 1995 – November 2000]

Multimedia Development Specialist

Responsible for graphic design and content development for computer-based training courseware and quality assurance of software functionality and user experience.

  • Designed graphic interface for interactive learning software
  • Provided a point of contact for communications between departments
  • Designed packaging and print materials for promotion and branding of training products
  • Developed online training products using flow chart based interactive media design
  • Software testing for quality assurance
  • Internal Tech support for a staff of approximately 25 people
  • Development of the multimedia process from cradle to grave


Independent Contractor [April 2006 – May 2007]

Contract marketing and graphic design work assignments including monthly newsletter layout

and design; logo design; web design; development of sales material; corporate branding; and

marketing planning and event coordination.


Teaching & Training Background

Fanshawe College [January 2010 – Current]

Professor (Part-time) – Lawrence Kinlin School of Business Marketing Department

  • Deliver Face to Face, Online and Blended lessons to a wide range of learners and personalities including persons with disabilities, mature students, recent high school grads and international students
  • Teach courses in E-Publishing, Graphic Design, Web Design for Business, Business Practices, Strategic Business for IT, Fundamentals of Marketing, Digital Marketing Optimization


St. James School Division Continuing Education [January 2000 – May 2001]


  • Prepared lesson plans and taught both fundamentals and advanced Photoshop class to adults


Education/Professional Development

University of Illinois [July 2014 – November 2017]

Master Online Teacher Certificate Program

Certificate Earned


Fanshawe College [January 2005 –April 2007]

Business Administration Marketing (3-year Advanced Diploma)

Peer Tutor – Math, Statistics, Graphic Design and Desktop Publishing

Intern to the Program Coordinator

Dean’s Honour Roll


Applied Multimedia Training Centres [September 1994 – June 1995]

Digital Design and Communication Diploma


Volunteer Experience

  • 10+ years volunteering as an Ontario Premier Football League (OPFL) Football coach earning the 2018 Bantam Coach of the Year award.



Dipesh Maniar



292 Southcrest Drive, London, ON N6J 1N4