Learn more about the members of the Sayvee team, what they do, and what makes them tick!
Steve is the founder and CEO of Sayvee Creative. Since 1999 Steve has been involved in software development, marketing development and execution, consulting and building business applications for a wide variety of companies and corporations, including John Deere Corporation, Warner Brothers, and the Club Penguin Founders.
Steve is extremely detail-oriented, specializing in entrepreneurship, strategic planning, and business development. His knowledge and experience is an invaluable asset to the production and marketing cycles in deployment. Steve is a strategic thinker with a sharp business mind and has built an incredible amount of trust in business markets
Josh has been an integral part of Sayvee’s growth for over 12 years. After graduating from the University of British Columbia, Okanagan with a degree in International Relations, Josh began as a project manager and has helped grow and expand the company into a full-service marketing agency.
Josh has completed several courses with tech incubator, Accelerate Okanagan, giving him a specialty background in minimal viable product launches and venture acceleration, as well as, non-profit management, completed through Okanagan College. Josh’s role entails the overall development of Sayvee’s team, product, and service offerings, and the operational underpinnings of the company.
In his spare time, Josh has served on several non-profit boards and organizing committees including the University of British Columbia Senate (Convocation Senator), Hope for the Nations (Board Chair), Global Citizen Kelowna, and TEDxKelowna.
An organizer extraodinaire who loves helping others in any matters relating to employment
Sydney is a recent Okanagan College graduate with a BBA degree who’s working on building her career in the field of human resources! She’s responsible for facilitating all of Sayvee’s key HR functions and programs, including recruitment, onboarding/offboarding, performance management, employee group benefits, time off, compensation, and much more. She loves being a team player while also keeping everything organized.
Builds digital experiences & brands that connect with their audiences.
Yves has been a key member in creating and enhancing brands in multiple sectors, in Mauritius, both in strategy and execution. He loves technology, whether it’s used professionally or for leisure. He really gets a kick out of learning to use new gadgets and software.
A story-teller with a passion for igniting brand awareness
From working to start-ups to agency life, Caila is no stranger to fast paced environments. Throughout her 7 year career, she has played a key role in brand awareness and customer acquisition. Fueled by an education in marketing and visual communications, Caila comes to Sayvee with a background in digital marketing strategy and brand development and excels in fostering connections for long-term growth. In her spare time she can be seen performing music or kayaking on the lake.
Lindsay is our client support specialist, ensuring our clients are taken care of and that their daily marketing needs are addressed in a timely fashion.
Lindsay has customer service/tech support experience with large companies like eBay and Symantec, and has worked extensively in the fields of web management services, client services, and customer training.
Joe ensures servers for websites stay active and problem-free. He also addresses any bugs and glitches that come up with client websites, makes sure our own Sayvee site is always running smoothly, and that our Kelowna web development projects transition to the web smoothly.
I am a digital marketer, and web designer with expertise in managing and producing the entire digital marketing process.
I am a digital marketer, and web designer with expertise in managing and producing the entire digital marketing process. I specialize in SEO and sales-driven website design to help clients attract the right visitors to their site, build authority and trust, and ultimately generate revenue by providing value.
Driving success through targeted Paid Advertising strategies.
Sharmeen has over 10 years of experience in Digital Marketing with success in driving online growth for large multinationals, banks and eCommerce giants. Skilled in developing and implementing effective marketing strategies, managing budgets, and leading teams of motivated marketing professionals. Strong expertise in platforms such as Google Ads, Meta, BingAds , with a proven ability to generate results and exceed goals.
I’m an SEO Specialist with over 5 years of experience.
I’m a well-organised and confident digital operative when it comes to managing digital projects. Outside of work, I’m a pretty simple person. I love guitar and playing music and I also really enjoy watching Korean dramas. They’re always so heartwarming and romantic. I haven’t had the chance to travel much, but I hope to one day see the world and experience many different cultures firsthand. That’s really what life is all about for me, just learning and growing as a person. And of course, enjoying the little things along the way.
Social media specialist always seeking out new and innovative strategies and opportunities.
Andrew is a social media specialist with an incredible journey. He began in the dynamic world of politics, then ventured into diverse private sectors such as dentistry, men’s health and the wild world of quilting. Throughout his career, he’s seamlessly partnered with influencers, consistently elevating his clients brand. He’s mastered the art of harnessing the true power of social media. A proud NAIT graduate with a Diploma in Digital Media and IT, his lifelong passion is evident in every project he takes on.
Creator of visual ecosystems, giving life to brands.
With over 18 years of experience in design Julien is an Adobe suite wizard with skills that cover design, animation and UI. He can’t escape his creative proclivities and creates music in his downtime.
Arif works on customized software projects for our clients and does everything from coding and connecting client systems and platforms together, to making sure they work seamlessly.
He has over 10 years experience in software development, database design, system design, cloud computing, and technical support, along with a deep understanding of algorithms, data structures, and design patterns. He has a BSC in Computer Science and Engineering and has work experience with a large number of subscribers, digital media houses, and telecommunications companies.
A quirky guy that loves to joke around but also has a sensitive side toward others.
I’m a work-hard, play hard kind of person with a sarcastic sense of humour. I’m always poking the bear to get a reaction from someone. I treat others with respect and expect the same back. Clients appreciate that I’m honest, direct, and always trying to do the right thing.
Jim helps existing DrivingIt customers to get the most out of our services.
Jim has a versatile background in sales and sales management in various industries including the entertainment, marketing and automobile industries. In his spare time, he likes to challenge his creative side as an ambient music producer and podcast host and edit video footage. He directed the full-length documentary “The Pitch” about the lives and challenges of international street-performing buskers, released by Sony Films International in 2017.