About me.

I'm a 38 year old award-winning Creative Director, Web & Graphic Designer based in Niagara, Ontario, Canada. 

I love everything about clean, simple design and have always strived to find a strong balance when using the principles of minimalist design while pushing a message.

I’ve been working as a freelance designer since 2006, gaining invaluable knowledge working alongside clients such as Canada’s former Prime Minister Stephen J. Harper, Shark Tanks’ Kevin O’Leary, Greenfield Global, Toronto Global, Capstone Mining Corp, Canadian National Railway and Aphria Medical Marijuana & Cannabis Oil Canada. 


VIDA BRODIE, Event Producer/Director, Eventco

Ben has a passion for great design and creates beautiful work. It's what makes him a successful graphic designer. But the reason I continue to hire him to produce creative for my events, is because of his work ethic. He's fast, hard-working, honest, able to take direction, and always available to make changes in real time. He is an absolute pleasure to work with!

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AMY TERRILL, former Executive Vice President, Music Canada

Ben is a dream designer. I firmly believe that design has an enormous impact on the success of a project.  Ben is incredibly creative and so easy to work with. He works quickly, efficiently and is responsive to the needs of his clients. I highly recommend Ben.

CHRIS M. ROUGIER, Partner & Accounts Director, MPH Agency

We're always looking for creative support that is able to see both our own and our clients strategic objectives within every project. Ben provided a keen attention to details as well as an intuitive understanding of how creative products needs to be part of the overall strategy. His deep knowledge of creative concepts amplifies his artistic talent, bringing our creative products to the highest caliber.

TYLER BJORNSON, Principal, T. Bjornson & Associates Consulting Inc

Ben has been our ‘go to’ designer for public affairs materials for the past decade. He's always been able to help turn complex information into a visual image that gets our client’s message across quickly and persuasively to our target audience; helping us meet incredibly tight deadlines when circumstances demanded it. I highly recommend him (but please don’t take up too much of his time because we still need him!)


What I do











Music Canada 2020 Year in Review Microsite

 Music Canada asked to create a new microsite highlighting their accomplishments over the 2020 pandemic year. This site was to be launched in time for the 2021 Juno Awards as they were presenting several awards and wanted a way to showcase their own efforts within the Canadian Music Industry.

 BCU Financial Group wanted a full suite of new websites designed for BCU Financial, Insurance, Wealth Management and Foundation. We designed and created a multi-award winning site to make them a leader in the Financial Sector



BCU Financial Group Websites



Nieuport Aviation Promotional Video (Toronto Island Airport)

 Nieuport Aviation was in the midst of the largest renovation in its' history when they reached out to create a  promotional video highlighting the new features, lounges and restaurants.  It was one of the most enjoyable projects, to say the least, and the results were exactly what the client was looking for. 

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benpurkissdesign@gmail.com | +1 (416) 220-9396

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