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Founded in 2010, ElementIQ is a digital marketing agency based out of Coquitlam, BC.
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We work with small-to-medium sized businesses across North America.

They’re in industries like dentistry, real estate development, personal care, professional services, and e-commerce.
We help businesses like yours overcome growth challenges by becoming a natural extension of your marketing initiatives. Your success is our success. Your bottom line is our bottom line.

Head of Big Ideas

Samuel A
CEO / Founder

Samuel Araki

CEO / Founder

In another life, I'm pretty sure I was Samurai.

If I weren't so damn good at my job, I'd probably be a travel guide showing tourists all the amazing secret spots across the globe.

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I'd be a 5 Star Chef.

What do you do here at the company? (wrong answers only)
I lead with the bright ideas formed in my brain!

What’s the weirdest fact you know? There's a LEGO bridge in Germany that you can walk across.

 

Knocking Down
One Obstacle at a Time

Shani B
Integrator

Shani Bouwer

Integrator

If I weren't so damn good at my job, I'd probably be stay at home dog mom.

If you were a pasta shape, what shape would you be and why?
Conchiglie (the seashell looking type) - there’s always room for more!

What is your favorite book/podcast that you're listening to lately?
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F***. That’s probably all you need to know about me.

What do you do here at the company? (wrong answers only)
I stare at myself in a camera most days as well as document what other people do, so that they can keep doing it over and over again…

Who are 3 people you want on your zombie apocalypse team and why?
Katniss Everdeen from the Hunger Games, she’s got crazy survival skills and is great with a bow, I also feel like we could be friends. King Leonidas from 300, who led the Spartan army in a war against thousands of Persians, because he’s clearly proved himself as a brilliant leader and warrior and knows how to use a sword. Finally, Chris Kyle, known for his sniper skills on American Sniper. I’m sure we’ll all appreciate someone watching out for us from above!

What’s the weirdest fact you know?
Elephants can get sunburns, they use dirt as sunscreen! So if you see me covered in dirt this summer, you’ll know it’s to avoid looking like a lobster!

Are you a good dancer?
Even though I technically should be after doing competitive dance when I was younger, if someone asks me to improvise I freeze… so try to stay off the dance floor for the most part, but still have fun with it now and again and apologize to anyone that’s been present during those times!

 

Head of Herding
Deadlines

Cassie M
Client Services Lead

Cassie Merrick

Client Services Lead

If I weren't so damn good at my job, I'd probably be a stay at home mom with a small farm!

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I'd be a marine biologist or a teacher when I grew up. I am very thankful I ended up where I am because looking back on it now, I have no desire to be either!

If you were a pasta shape, what shape would you be and why?
Spiral pasta because everything is better with spiral noodles.

What is your favorite book/podcast that you're listening to lately?
All the books I have read lately are about babies, sleep or child development. Prior to that, I listened to the audio book Becoming by Michelle Obama. She narrated the entire thing and it was quite interesting.

What do you do here at the company? (wrong answers only)
Spend all day trying to get all my ducks in a row only to find out it is nearly impossible.

What’s the weirdest fact you know?
That chickens aren’t colour blind - a fact that is useless

If you were a food, what would it be?
Honey!

Gambling Online
Stalker

Ivan G
Paid Ads Lead

Ivan Gonzalez

Paid Ads Lead

In another life, I'm pretty sure I was A warrior 🙂

If I weren't so damn good at my job, I'd probably be teaching cats how to bark.

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I'd be a I wanted to be a professional soccer player when I grew up. My mom saw that I had no potential.

If you were a pasta shape, what shape would you be and why?
I would a lasagna pasta, because I love lasagna.

What is your favorite book/podcast that you're listening to lately?
Above the Noise by Russel Brand.

What do you do here at the company? (wrong answers only)
I spend 10 hours a day staring into a box of light until my head hurts. I refresh my emails constantly to fuel my anxiety. I also push buttons until people say they like how I push buttons.

What’s the weirdest fact you know?
The Queen of England owns all the swans in her territory

How many languages do you speak?
Spanish, English, Italian, French, and Russian.

What’s the weirdest food you’ve ever eaten?
I love pig brain quesadillas, but I was weirded out with Agave Maggot Tacos, they tasted like chicken though.

Trekking Guide For The
Ka-Ching Wells

Vikram S
Account Manager

Vikram Shivahare

Account Manager

In another life, I'm pretty sure I was a Fat Soul General.

If I weren't so damn good at my job, I'd probably be hosting a party at my home right now.

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I'd be an Astronaut when I grew up.

What is your favorite book/podcast that you're listening to lately?
Positioning: The Battle For Your Mind

What do you do here at the company? (wrong answers only)
Play the keyboard.

What’s the weirdest fact you know?
The sun never rises or set.

Are you a good dancer?
Jim, Jack, and Johnnie believe I am.

Bridging Gaps

Melisa W
Account Manager

Melisa Woo

Account Manager

In another life, I'm pretty sure I was a tree. I need water and sunlight at all times! Maybe a coffee tree…I also need coffee to survive…

If I weren't so damn good at my job, I'd probably be a chef. My dream would be to travel and learn from all of the grandparents…how to cook their favourite recipes

If you were a pasta shape, what shape would you be and why?
Linguine - it goes with just about any sauce. The jack of all trades for pasta!

What is your favorite book/podcast that you're listening to lately?
99% Invisible

How many languages do you speak?
One…but I’ve studied Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, German, Swedish, and Norwegian. Spanish is my strongest…followed by Swedish and German.

What’s the weirdest food you’ve ever eaten?
Surströmming - fermented herring from Sweden. You can get fined for opening a can of it in an apartment building, the smell is so bad! Often the fire department is called because people are afraid there was a gas leak.

Infusing fun with
sales

Madison S
Sales

Madison Sawka

Sales

If I weren't so damn good at my job, I'd probably be an underwater explorer.

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I'd be a fairy mermaid princess when I grew up.

If you were a pasta shape, what shape would you be and why?
Who doesn’t love tortellini?!

What is your favorite book/podcast that you're listening to lately?
I am loving Glennon Doyle’s podcast, We Can Do Hard Things, as her sister Amanda, her wife the infamous Abby Wambach and herself delve deep into hard hitting topics such as racism, sadness, unbridled joy and more. 

What do you do here at the company? (wrong answers only)
Professional chatty Cathy.

Who are 3 people you want on your zombie apocalypse team and why?
Top draft pick is Bear Grylls. Resourceful, witty and will get us out of any situation. Steve Harrington from Stranger Things, because well someone has to be the sacrifice. Plus he’ll make us laugh the entire way. Lastly, I want Imperator Furiosa from Mad Max: Fury Road because who doesn’t want a baddie. And she’s the baddest of them all.

What’s your favourite dad joke?
*someone burps* “Well that was well brought up. Too bad you weren’t.”

What’s the weirdest food you’ve ever eaten?
Squirrel. Would not recommend to a friend.

Are you a good dancer?
Absolutely. Though no one else seems to think so.

Would you rather live in the ocean or on the moon?
Ocean 100%. All the cool creatures?! A dolphin would definitely be my best friend. I’ll leave it to Elon for intergalactic domestication.

Jack Joe of all
trades

Joseph L
Website Developer

Joseph Lee

Website Developer

If I weren't so damn good at my job, I'd probably be travelling the world, trying and experimenting with food and drink recipes.

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I'd be a professional soccer player when I grew up.

If you were a pasta shape, what shape would you be and why?
Spaghetti because I like to think that I’m flexible and malleable to my environment but still keep intact.

What is your favorite book/podcast that you're listening to lately?
On Purpose with Jay Shetty, Roll On with Rich Roll.

What do you do here at the company? (wrong answers only)
Spend my days clicking on images of traffic lights, stop signs, and buses on reCAPTCHA.

What’s the weirdest fact you know?
If you wrap wet paper towel around white shoes that turned yellow, the towel will suck the yellow out of the shoe and make the shoe white again. 🤯

How many languages do you speak?
English and Korean.

 

Conviction Conjurer &
Search Engine Tamer

Brendan C
SEO Specialist

Brendan Cheong

SEO Specialist

In another life, I'm pretty sure I was Some kind of uncontrollably compulsive chain smoker. Must…chew…gum…must keep…fingers moving — help!

If I weren't so damn good at my job, I'd probably be Camped at the top of the NYT’s Best Sellers list, cleaning up Pulitzer prizes, and putting the fear of me into Hemingway and Orwell’s royalty beneficiaries.

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I'd be a kid forever? What kind of draconian families did y’all live in? Thinking about your future occupation at the tender age of 5, my goodness.

If you were a pasta shape, what shape would you be and why?
Oh, spaghetti, no doubt. Definitely not just because I don’t know very many pasta types. Nuh-uh, not a chance.

What is your favorite book/podcast that you're listening to lately?
Please. When you spend all day dispensing words, the last thing you want to do is spend more time having words dispensed at you.

What do you do here at the company? (wrong answers only)
Work 😉

Who are 3 people you want on your zombie apocalypse team and why?
Samwise Gamgee, Morpheus, and Obi-wan Kenobi. They’re resourceful, selfless, and — most importantly — mostly around to shepherd The Chosen One™. If I’m surrounded by that trio…I’m just sayin’, zombies ain’t got nothin’ on plot armor.

How many languages do you speak?
It is with great shame that I reside in the camp of monolinguals. Mad props to the multilinguals. One day I shall join your number. Fingers crossed.

What’s the weirdest food you’ve ever eaten?
Wait a second…calling any food “weird” in this day and age is practically begging HR for a pink slip. You’re trying to get me fired, aren’t you! Ha! Can’t get rid of me that easily!

Are you a good dancer?
Many have said I am blessed with the rhythm of a dial tone and the grace of a cinder block. Someday I shall find a protégé to carry on my craft.

Developing solutions at the speed of light.

Brian C
Website Developer

Brian Chiang

Website Developer

In another life, I'm pretty sure I was some kind of fish.

If I weren't so damn good at my job, I'd probably be a voice actor.

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I'd be an artist when I grew up.

If you were a pasta shape, what shape would you be and why?
I would be farfalle because it’s a type that has wings!

What do you do here at the company? (wrong answers only)
I'm a professional sushi chef.

Who are 3 people you want on your zombie apocalypse team and why?
Spider man, Scarlet Witch, and Iron Man because they have power to protect me 🙂

What’s the weirdest fact you know?
Fish can cough.

How many languages do you speak?
Mandarin and English

What’s the weirdest food you’ve ever eaten?
Pork blood? Pork Intestine?

Word generator

Ellen G
Email Specialist

Ellen Gregory

Email Specialist

In another life, I'm pretty sure I was An all-you-can-eat sushi champion.

If I weren't so damn good at my job, I'd probably be a sour candy taste tester.

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I'd be a Carmen Santiago's successor when I grew up.

If you were a pasta shape, what shape would you be and why?
Ravioli. Loveable, but square.

What is your favorite book/podcast that you're listening to lately?
When We Lost Our Heads by Heather O’Neill - described as “like a sort of demented angel with an uncanny knack for metaphor" (Toronto Star).

What do you do here at the company? (wrong answers only)
Spambot/21st century mail courier and Instagram influencer’s ghostwriter.

Who are 3 people you want on your zombie apocalypse team and why?
Arthur Morgan from Red Dead Redemption 2, for fine commentary, his knack for hunting and sling shooting. Pam Poovey from Archer because she’s an absolute tank. Final pick - Reagan Ridley from Inside Job for her wit, genius, and insider information.

How many languages do you speak?
Run-of-the-mill English with the occasional Nova Scotian-isms.
I studied Mandarin, but spent years telling people I was a “rat” instead of a “teacher”, so let’s stick with 1.

Are you a good dancer?
Depends on if you think the wacky waving inflatable arm flailing tube man is a good dancer. We have an eerily similar style of dancing.

Would you rather live in the ocean or on the moon?
Under the sea 🎶

Visual communicator

Kianoosh M
Design Lead

Kianoosh Mohseni

Design Lead

In another life, I'm pretty sure I was A Cactus!

What is your favorite book/podcast that you're listening to lately?
The Grand Design by ​​Stephen Hawking.

What do you do here at the company? (wrong answers only)
I show you what's in your mind.

What’s the weirdest fact you know?
Looking at the stars is looking back in time.

How many languages do you speak?
3 languages, Persian, Turkish and English.

If you were a food, what would it be?
Koobideh.

Social Solutionist

Carmen O
Social Media Specialist

Carmen Oviedo

Social Media Specialist

In another life, I'm pretty sure I was A very spoiled dog that loves going for runs and barking at people for fun.

If I weren't so damn good at my job, I'd probably be A tattoo artist. I’ve mastered the art of stick and poke.

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I'd be a Vet. Growing up, I was OBSESSED with Animal Planet when I was younger! Now I’m scared of needles.

What do you do here at the company? (wrong answers only)
I judge stock images.

What’s your favourite dad joke?
"I'm afraid for the calendar. Its days are numbered."

How many languages do you speak?

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Whale (I’ve watched Finding Nemo enough times to know)

What’s the weirdest food you’ve ever eaten?
Chicken heart.

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