Mr. Fadi Yaacoub

About Me

Director of Digital Editorial Design of Toronto Star Touch

Member Since May 2013
Member Type Design Leader
AIGA Chapter New York
Title Director of Digital Editorial Design
Company Toronto Star
Email [email protected]
Website yaacoub.ca
Portfolio Site yaacoub.ca
Field Art direction/Creative direction
Design management
UX/UI design
Bio Fadi Yaacoub is Toronto Star Touch award winning Director of Digital Editorial Design. He concentrates on the digital product and storytelling methods, providing hands-on creative direction and adding best-in-breed design talents. Hired to lead the development and creative team in creation and launch of the tablet news app, Fadi is currently playing key role in digital product development and spearheading the news app’s bold new storytelling visual language tailored for today’s readers. Prior to joining The Star in February 2015, he held a number of key design positions within CBC/Radio-Canada Television in Montreal, leading up to his appointment art directing the national flagship newscast, Le Téléjournal, on which he made a measurable impact on the overall ratings. He was then nominated by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television for a Gémeaux / Gemini award for best graphic design in all categories in 2012. Fadi is a Lebanese-Canadian who comes from a highly musically and design-minded family. He holds 3 degrees in Management, Graphic Design and IT Management. Fadi speaks French, English and Arabic; he currently resides in Toronto, Canada.
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