New Media Studio is a Canadian design & technology consultancy

Insightful design, creative problem solving and great user experience are at the core of our studio practice.

Focused on effective brand communication and meaningful experience for the user, we are passionate about our craft and the world around us. New Media Studio was founded in 2006 and is led by Valentine Makhouleen, an interactive art director with vast expertise in creative direction, social cause engagement and new applications of technology.

Our clients choose to work with us because of how we work, what we believe and where we take their brands. 

Our diverse portfolio showcases a few examples of brands, organizations, agencies and individuals that have chosen to work with us – and tell others about us. We produce all aspects of interactive and integrated experiences and social campaigns without the constraints of a large agency with a legacy process.

Our team is a tight-knit collective of creatives, strategists, branding experts, project managers and technologists.

We assign roles and deliverables based on individual strengths and client needs for each of our projects to ensure quality, flexibility and best results. Our combined experience includes design, user experience, branding, digital strategy, analytics, project management, copywriting, social media management and new technology.

Our core team


Valentine Makhouleen 

Passionate about the arts and his craft, Valentine Makhouleen is the founder and creative and technology director of New Media Studio. Prior, Valentine produced award-winning advertising, video and interactive experiences for a diverse array of global brands, including MasterCard, Dove, American Express, Coca-Cola, Huffington Post, Bell, TD Canada Trust, Canadian Cancer Society,  Air Canada and many others.


Eugene Makhouleen

Eugene is a highly experienced digital account coordinator and strategist. His background spans from digital media planning, content planning and development to social media management and analytics. Eugene joined New Media Studio in 2014 after gaining considerable experience producing work for brands such as Cineplex, Explorers’ Edge, RBC Royal Bank, Primus, Kia, Virgin Mobile and many others.


Ghazal Niknazar

Ghazal is a PMI-certified project manager, researcher and editor. With her experience in research, clear writing and non-profit project management she brings a clear and ethical approach to every project. Ghazal has been busy producing interactive experiences and engaging content for a variety of Studio clients.

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