Jane Hope, Designer & Writer

Jane Hope

Designer & Writer

Jane Hope is the co-founder of TAXI, one of the world’s most recognized creative advertising agencies.
Jane led TAXI Design from 1992-2011 in Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, New York and Amsterdam.
Since 2011, Jane has found inspiration in writing fiction. She is grateful for support from the editors and agents who have provided feedback and encouragement along the way.
In her spare time, Jane has designed homes for clients in Canada, the US and Mexico, and collaborated with local designers to create jewelry and lighting.
Jane is the Marketing Chair of Code Life, the Montreal General Hospital Foundation, a founding member and Director of Philantropy for Ruisseau Jackson, Aire Naturelle Protégée, and co-founder of the Voila Foundation, that uses creative thinking to affect social change.
Jane lives in Toronto and New York.

SPEAKING

(Selected) Advertising Week, New York; Corporate Design Foundation, San Francisco; DesignThinkers, Toronto; Portfolio Center, Atlanta; AdForum, Copenhagen; Graphika, Montreal

AWARDS

(Selected) New York Art Directors Club Sphere Award, D&AD London, Communication Arts, One Show, Marketing Magazine, Strategy Magazine

Concordia Award for Photography, The Elizabeth T. Greenshields Foundation Grant

EDUCATION

Masters program in Fine Arts, Concordia University
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Concordia University
Ontario College of Art

What People Say

“Her uncommon combination of right-brain and left-brain thinking, and her pragmatic pursuit of the true essence of a problem, is matched only by her artful ability to rally everyone around a distinctive solution.”

“Jane Hope has an amazing creative spirit. The free-flowing creative process is ingrained at TAXI and yet they have very disciplined standards. They protect their vision – that’s their core reason for being.”

“Jane can make arcane concepts imaginable, and has the tactful ability to show you that, however well intended your idea, it can be greatly improved upon, to the satisfaction and ultimate pleasure of all.”