About Us

A company where stakeholders, designers and developers converge to play, and solve everyday problems.

Design Partnerships

With significant experience, our team has worked with notable clients like CIBC, Enbridge, and Clancy, accumulating tens of thousands of consulting hours. We have helped these clients not only survive but thrive, transforming their businesses and driving success.

We are about collaboration that leads to great outcomes such as outstanding products, valuable learnings, and shared wisdom.

Our focus is on partnering with CTOs, CMOs, and founders to start or scale their design ideas.

At the centre of our practice is an interdisciplinary team of experienced professionals.

Our Team

Born from a diverse network of freelancers, Kollab has evolved into a cohesive, high-performing team of digital native professionals dispersed across Canada, Japan, and the Caribbean. Our geographical diversity fuels our creativity and fosters a rich, collaborative environment.

Majid Hashemi

Client Success

Co-Founder of Kollab, Majid is an Experience Designer with years of experience in Interaction Design, Rapid Prototyping and delivering design. Ask Majid about his ‘Pop-up Design Studio’ at Enbridge Gas.

Tiro Swaby

Mission Success

Co-Founder of Kollab, Tiro is a Product Designer with years of experience in advertising, software development, digital storytelling and creative problem solving. Ask Tiro about remote design teams.

Yuko Maruyama

Web Director

Yuko brings 9 years of experience in the IT industry to the team. Passionate about integrating feedback loops in solutions, Yuko excels at understanding user, customer, and employee mindsets. Skilled at creating innovative solutions collaboratively while focusing on design insights and human behavior, Yuko's key strength lies in building great relationships with clients, stakeholders, and team members.

Nathan Venturini

Experience Design

Nathan excels at rapid prototyping, emphasizing the "show, don't tell" approach. With over a decade of experience, he focuses on addressing user pain points, accessibility, and delighting users through human-centered design. His empathetic approach tackles often-overlooked aspects within the industry.

Ryan Coelho

Team Performance

Ryan, also known as Superman, leads Kollab's agile delivery practice with exceptional skill in facilitating, mediating, and connecting with team members, contractors, and client stakeholders. With his engineering mindset, he builds systems and thought-structures that streamline and expedite project delivery, cultivating a strong team culture after every group interaction.

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