Hardworking, resourceful, and having a heart for people, Rex strives for excellence and finds the best ways to support our clients and the team. Beyond being the owner of Fast and Slick Design Studio, he is also a self-taught full-stack software developer, award-winning web designer, UX/UI designer, and more. Having trained in communications in his undergraduate degree and over 10 years of industry experience, he completed numerous digital marketing projects and has supported countless clients in their business journey. His integrity and empathy shines through as he works with the people around him. Not only does he offer and implement solutions for our clients, he goes beyond by building their confidence and equipping them to ensure they’re successful in their endeavors.
Rex also aspires to design a creative environment where coming into work is like coming to play. His goal for the team is to find enjoyment in work and also have our customers share the same sentiment with our projects. His passion to help clients make their businesses efficient and human-centric is the very foundation of what Fast and Slick is all about.
Oz’s adaptive nature and eagerness to improve himself enables him to go above and beyond what is required. He is also observant and holds a strong sense of empathy for the people around him. Prior to working in Vancouver, he was a school counselor and received a Master’s degree in Educational Counseling in Hong Kong. Now, he is the backbone of the Fast and Slick’s operations. He’s responsible for bookkeeping, HR, and managing miscellaneous office organization to ensure everything runs smoothly. Action-oriented and adventurous, Oz likes to explore new places and take on new challenges. When he’s not at work, you can find him bouldering and looking for the next best location to climb at.
With a keen eye for detail and organization, Katie highly values creating quality work and has a curious soul that drives her willingness to learn anything and everything. Having a deep appreciation for all things related to design aesthetics, she admires well-designed packaging, product form, and beautiful websites. Her bachelor degree in Design & Media Arts at Simon Fraser University and work experience in both print & digital media help her take on the role as Fast and Slick’s Creative Director. Her artistic eye extends beyond work as she is interested in interior design, fashion and food photography.
When she’s not designing, you’ll most likely find her trying the newest restaurant or food trend, as she continuously adds to her long list of places to try and keeps it readily on hand. The team always looks to her for food recommendations around the lower mainland. She also has a passion to create drinks as she has 3+ years of experience working as a barista. Go ask her for tips on how to recreate the best Starbucks drinks! She is also an auntie to a full crew of two cats and two dogs.
Self-sufficient and motivated, Cindy excels in her role with her diverse experience in customer service, sales & management, and her bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management & Business Administration. Having worked in a variety of luxury sales positions, Cindy strives to understand her client’s needs and find ways to best support them.
A travel enthusiast since the age of 12, her love for traveling brought her around the world. This led her to living in Europe for 4 years before settling in Vancouver to start her family. Being a working mom, she enjoys juggling many things at once as she takes care of her daughter and discovering ways to improve her skills in marketing and leadership. Her “can-do” attitude certainly inspires the rest of the team to be as diligent as she is. When she’s not working, she likes to remain active by swimming and biking, as well as unwinding through watching movies and reading. Ask her about her travel stories and her daughter! She will gladly tell you about her experiences and show you a collection of adorable baby pictures.
A free-spirited individual, Samson delivers his work in an imaginative way that captivates his audience. Having collaborated with an array of clients such as LUSH cosmetics, he is well-versed in capturing client products, people, places, and everyday mundane moments. His favourite quote, “Finding Yourself is Great, Losing Yourself is Better”, succinctly expresses his approach and mentality towards his work as he utilizes his creativity to capture our client’s vision.
Beyond Fast and Slick, he also takes this mindset into his art as he curates inspiring and thought-provoking pieces through a variety of mediums. Be sure to check out his website to see his engaging portfolio afterwards! Interested in soccer, biking, and swimming, Samson also enjoys fitness and keeping himself healthy. Especially interested in Chinese tea, his favourite is the Pu Erh tea. Currently, he is trying to perfect making his other favourite drink named “dirty coffee” so if you’d like some, ask him to make it for you!
Adept in graphic design and motion effects, Yannis is an award-winning graphic designer who has experience working for clients like Warner Music HK, Sony Music HK, and LUSH cosmetics. Originally from Hong Kong, Yannis began her studies in visual communications there. Afterwards, she extended her education to Mass Communications and Public Relations and later received a Master’s degree in Ethics and Public Affairs. Having an affinity for reasoning and uncovering different ways to make sense of life, Yannis is currently on her way to completing her second Master’s degree in Philosophy.
Beyond this passion, she also loves to travel. Yannis aspires to be a digital nomad where she can work while traveling across the world. Right now, she’s staying in the United Kingdom but she may be moving very soon. Follow her on her adventures on Instagram to see what she’s up to!
Optimistic and passionate, Janis is a hardworking individual that strives for improvement and growth. She aspires to expand her knowledge in the world of marketing and design as she works here. While her role at Fast and Slick centers on digital marketing, her interests extend to visual design and content creation. She is also interested in global affairs and seeing how her education ties in with her role. Currently, she is on her way to completing her Bachelor’s degree in International Relations at UBC. Having lived in Hong Kong for 9 years, she is semi-fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin, and has always felt a strong connection towards the culture there.
From her education background and her upbringing, Janis is inspired to learn new languages, try new foods, and meet new people. In her freetime, she enjoys saving food recipes that she swore one day she’ll make, listening to news and lifestyle podcasts, and playing the guitar. She is a fun and bubbly friend that you want to keep around so come and say hi to her!
A go-getter and reliable worker, Naomi enjoys efficiency in everything that she does. A fitting job for her character, she is responsible for optimizing search engines to increase the visibility of a website and bring in more traffic. Her integrity and high standards makes her excel in work, yet also inspires the people around her to do the same.
Currently a university student, Naomi is working on completing her Bachelor’s degree at UBC. In her free time, she enjoys trying new restaurants, making jewelry, and watching dramas on 2x speed. She likes being efficient so much that she finishes her food first out of everyone and works on assignments right when they are assigned. At times, it’s as if she lives life at double speed, but that also means she gets more done than the average worker.