We are an alliance of talents committed to a transdisciplinary approach to communication. We shape each brand as an original work of art. This expertise is based on an immersive culture of digital and storytelling to meet all challenges of the organization. Our distinctive skills in architecture and physical space organization is often the icing on the cake.
for our ever growing passion for creativity. Success comes from a brand’s original story, interactions and unique experience. The positions we develop with our clients allow the emergence of quite surprising original viewpoints and thus of stories out of the ordinary. Putting the finger on a theme that justifies the brand positioning and successfully telling it in a creative way always stimulates target audiences.
For the technology and the physical dimension that we naturally infuse into our creations, to give them more truth, materiality and integrity. This original approach allows the brands we defend to go out of the digital world and to invest multidimensional spaces in an ultra-modern way at the right time and in a very nice way (digital installations, trade shows, exhibitions, unique events, etc.).
The enhancement of the brand image is the basis of all our actions. We believe that our understanding of brands and how they must create original experiences throughout the customer journey is what sets us apart. In our opinion, each brand must be able to fight a legitimate fight in our society. We commission extremely talented artists, photographers and illustrators from all over the world.
Our philosophy towards creation and design is centered on truly memorable and integrated experiences. Every detail counts in a world where customers are stingy with their time but eager for discovery. The purity of design is key.
By creatively positioning and delivering an almost political fight, the originality of the chosen channels for the brand becomes natural. Doing what has never been done is what drives us, what we are passionate about.
Passionate about the marketing and luxury industry, Lionel has 20 years of experience in strategic planning and execution of uniquely original projects. Lionel’s marketing creativity is based on innovation and technology and he is passionate about the ability of some brands to leverage emerging technologies to meet consumer needs instantaneously. His network within the world of artists is also an asset for all projects taken on by Rouge On Blue. He is Chair of Communications of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts’ Angel Circle as well as Chair of the Board of Directors at www.jepassepartout.org, an organization which fights against school dropout. Lionel has brilliantly managed the COSSETTE digital agency and has worked for such prestigious brands as Bombardier, Business Aircraft, Lancôme, Mentos, Bell Canada, Royal Canadian Mint, Aeroplan, Hydro-Québec, etc. In 2011 he set up an in-house start-up incubator for the global network of 21 agencies of the Vision7 International group.
For 20 years, Sébastien has directed spectacular projects and has accumulated more than twenty awards and Grand Prix both locally and internationally. Digital is for him part of the experiences he imagines with all the artists who accompany his work. Since his arrival at Rouge On Blue 3 years ago, his spectrum of actions is growing. Sébastien is now developing new brands such as the Angel Circle for Montreal Museum of Fine arts, Educart.ca, Catallaxy, HOCT & LOCA, Alfie.fit, etc., from a blank page. In addition, he is also leading unusual projects in GAMING as part of the strategic partnership between Rouge On Blue and Behavior Business Solutions. It will make everything a game, but a clever game that advances people in professional spheres unexpectedly. In the past, Sébastien was also creative director at COSSETTE and has been very successful with clients such as Tourisme Montréal, Germain Group, Ricardo Cuisine, Air Transat, Mentos, La Presse + and many other happy clients!
Thanks to her innate talent for organizing in addition to her professional experience in the financial field as well as her master’s degree in marketing, Stephanie has brilliantly orchestrated the overall portfolio of Rouge On Blue projects for 4 years now. She leads the management of Rouge On Blue projects and the management and delivery of strategic projects developed with partners such as Behavior Business Solutions (COGECO, Storydoc, Desjardins, La Capitale, etc.) and others. Stéphanie uses her expertise in marketing and research in this field to constantly increase the quality of the work done by the entire team while managing with humanity and sympathy all project stakeholders.
Catherine is an experienced creative director and has worked on major clients in many different markets, notably in Sydney (Australia), Kuala Lumpur, and London. Catherine has a passion brands that present themselves meaningfully across channels, and has an interest for the intricacies of digital. Catherine has also contributed to the launch of several brands and products, and particularly enjoys developing a brand’s positioning which includes naming and setting a brand’s voice and editorial line. Catherine has led creative teams to international recognition at Cannes Cyber Lions and One Show, as well as ADMA in Australia and Marketing Awards, Creas and Boomerangs in Canada.
Analyst and project manager for now 2 years with Rouge On Blue, François frames all project activities from strategic thinking to the careful execution of projects. He uses his talents in various areas including branding, market analysis, and content marketing. François is an ideal collaborator to help Rouge On Blue customers such as MOON by Simaudio, Keatext and Adgear – Samsung to develop innovative strategies. François has held various roles such as researcher-writer at HEC Montréal. In this role, he has expanded his expertise by studying new business models that are revolutionizing our social interactions. He has also been teaching yoga for almost 10 years. His respect for the human being, his wisdom and flexibility make him an extraordinary talent that is sought after and greatly valued in our team.
Consumer expectations are higher than ever. With time, they have become more and more aware of what brands have to offer to impact their lives positively. They are looking for relevance, value, transparency, and reliability. Marco’s mission is to help these brands build meaningful relationships with consumers through interactive platforms and engaging programs. With a university degree in design, he has accumulated more than 25 years of experience in interactive communications. He has been involved in a wide range of projects, such as e-commerce solutions, social media campaigns, educational websites, and mobile applications.
As his unconventional path attests, Pierre Bernard is unique among strategists, able to consider all aspects of a business through an inventive lens. Inspired by iterative approaches like Design Thinking, he brings an innovative dimension to brand strategy, focusing on resolving business problems and the collective appropriation of original, visionary solutions. He has earned success for his clients through the application of his trademark methodology, which includes the adoption of three key principles: collective intuition, open collaboration and mindfulness.
Passionate about computers and emerging technologies since 18 years of age, Benoit is dedicated to Web, mobile and application development. Careful with each line of written code, his sense of perfectionism is recognized by Rouge On Blue clients. On the lookout for the latest technologies, Benoit develops each project with ambition and precision in order to always exceed the expectations. He has to his credit over 100 ambitious projects including the delivery of the Museum of Fine Arts new website, Arte Musica and more recently www.simaudio.com
Independent advertising copywriter and director of actors in studio, Marie-Claude has more than 20 years of experience under her sleeve. She always finds the right blend of words that never disappoints. She also strives to find the right tone, both in writing and in the studio. Marie-Claude also pays great attention to the respect for the authenticity of people: “Let my world speak as the world speaks, [I want] to make characters that sound even truer than the real ones”, she often says. Rouge On Blue’s most prestigious projects, including Educart, MOON by Simaudio and the MMFA, bear her prestigious signature.