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EXISTENCE CREATIVE SOLUTIONS

"Choose to Change"

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CARLOS AMAYA

"Creativity is Our Passion"

OUR CREATIVE SERVICES INCLUDE

Art, Multimedia, and eLearning solutions with an Engineering background.

PAINTING AND ILLUSTRATION

Canvas/Mural Painting (Acrylic, Oil, Spray, Pastel);
Pencil Drawing (Life Drawing, Character Design, Layout Design).

MULTIMEDIA DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT

Web Design (for example: HTML5 Front-end programming);
Graphic Design (for example: Logos, Business Cards, Posters, Flyers);
Photography; Videography; Audio/Video Editing; Motion Graphics; Animation.

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMING AND DESIGN

Online Course Design; Training Websites; Audio/Video Integration;
SCORM Integration; LMS Administration (for example: Saba, Moodle).

Product Examples

Every project is unique and different in its own way depending on the vision, the budget, the iteration process and the deadlines. Below are some examples of common projects.

Painting

Can Include the Following:

  • Custom Design
  • Canvas or Mural Option
  • Acrylic/Oil/Spray Paint
  • 1.5 inch Canvas Thickness
  • Local Delivery

Branding Kit

Can Include the Following:

  • Logo Design
  • Website Design
  • Business Card Design
  • Flyer Design
  • Letterhead Print Design
  • DOC and PPT Templates

Online Course

Can Include the Following:

  • Flash or HTML5 Option
  • Text/Image/Audio/Video Integration
  • eLearning User Interface Design
  • Bilingual Feature Option
  • SCORM Packaging

BACKGROUND

Carlos Amaya, owner of Existence Cretive Solutions, became an Engineer just like both of his older brothers after which he shifted attention to the arts and went back to school to explore further. Started with the Animation program in collegue and it didn't quite fit as he wasn't using his engineer side as much. Next, he tried the Game Development program and again it didn't quite fit as he wasn't using his artist side as much. Finally he found his match with the Interactive Multimedia Development program which allowed him to use both sides of his brain, and shortly after he got a job as an digital animator before completing the multimedia program. Thus, he took on the road less travelled and eventually found the right fit for a day job as a Multimedia Designer at a training institute creating eLearning products. With that in mind, existence.ca compliments the full time day job so he can create all the time as a special outlet to enable his creativity to stretch further. Below is a list of his experience, education, and workshop background.

Experience

Owner / Artist / Multimedia Designer / eLearning Designer
Existence Creative Solutions (ECS)
2002 – Present, Ottawa ON Canada

Educational Programmer / Interactive Multimedia Designer
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada
2007 – Present, Gatineau QC Canada

Digital Animator / Setup Technician / Production Assistant
Mercury Filmworks Studio
2007, Ottawa ON Canada

Interactive Multimedia Program Assistant / Teaching Assistant
School of Media & Design, Algonquin College
2006 – 2007, Ottawa ON Canada

Mixed Signal Integrated Circuit Layout Engineer
PMC-Sierra
2004 – 2005, Kanata ON Canada

Network Administrator / Applications Engineer
Seprotech
2004, Ottawa ON Canada

Integrated Circuit Layout Engineer
ATMOS
2001, Ottawa ON Canada

Engineering Research Student
Department of Electronics, Carleton University
1999 – 2002, Ottawa ON Canada

Education

Interactive Multimedia Developer
Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology
2006 – 2007, Ottawa ON Canada

Game Development
Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology
2005 – 2006, Ottawa ON Canada

Pre-Animation
Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology
2003 – 2004, Ottawa ON Canada

Integrated Circuit Technology, Graduate Course (ELEC 5509)
Carleton University
2002 – 2003, Ottawa ON Canada

Bachelor of Engineering (BEng), Electrical Engineering
Carleton University
1998 – 2002, Ottawa ON Canada

Workshops

Animation and Interactivity on the Web
Adobe MAX
2014, Los Angeles CA USA

Adobe Captivate 8
HarperBurnham
2013, Ottawa ON Canada

Resume Writing
Canadian Foreign Service Institute
2012, Gatineau QC Canada

Developing Web Applications with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 (10264A)
CTE Solutions
2011, Ottawa ON Canada

The Accessibility Summit
Environments for Humans
2010, Ottawa ON Canada

Flash and Mobile Devices
FITC
2010, Toronto ON Canada

Flash and Practical Action Script 3
FITC
2009, Toronto ON Canada

Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM)
Advanced Distributed Learning
2009, Ottawa ON Canada

Common Look and Feel 2.0
digitalOttawa
2008, Ottawa ON Canada

QUOTES

EXISTENCE CREATIVE SOLUTIONS

"Choose to Change"

SOME FUN FACTS

If we are what we choose then here are some of our favorite things.

MUSIC

Amon Tobin

ART

Egon Schiele

PHILOSOPHY

Albert Camus

MOVIE

Prometheus

Contact

Get In Touch

Information

Ottawa
Ontario
Canada

+1 (613) 355 9194