Preston C. Racette is known for his vision, passion, attention to detail, creativity, and innovative ideas. He has the ability to see and the creativity to build life improving realities.
By age 17, Mr. Racette built an online discussion forum for NHL fans, served his first client, and accepted his first substantial advertising cheque from Google. He has won multiple design awards from organizations in Canada and the United States.
Shortly after graduating with honours from his post-secondary studies, Mr. Racette was hired by Max Gray, the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Hard-Line. Hard-Line is an innovative multinational technology company headquartered in Canada. Mr. Gray led the executives to refocus the organization and it’s brand. Mr. Racette assisted Mr. Gray and together they brought Hard-Line from obscurity to a global leader in their field.
Industry Expertise (24)
Areas of Expertise (8)
Nipissing University: Expecting A Bachelor's Degree, Honors Business Administration (HBA)
He wants to study a cross-section of business disciplines to obtain a broad foundation in subjects such as Economics, Accounting, Marketing, Organizational Studies, and Management.
Cambrian College: Ontario College Advanced Diploma (OCAD), Design 2012
Winner of 3 Awards:
• Finalist - Sudbury Design to Art, Sudbury Design Society, August 2012
• Semifinalist - Adobe® Design Achievement Awards, Adobe, August 2012
• Finalist - Before & After Contest, RGD, April 2012
- Racette Group - Business Foundation Specialists
- Sudbury Media - Radio and Internet
- The Association of Registered Graphic Designers
- Sudbury Design Society
Max Gray, Vice President of Sales and Marketing | Hard-Line
Preston's attention to detail and intense dedication, has been a much needed addition to Hard-Line. He is attentive, understands the big picture and ensures the quality of design for our company.
Brad Dowdall, Human Resource Director | Hard-Line
Preston is a skilled business person and marketer that is able to take a concept to reality. He is a very talented addition to our company and is just what the company needed to get back on track. He has played a major role in increasing Hard-Line's brand recognition and continues to demonstrate his abilities in other areas of our marketing department. It is my pleasure to recommend him personally and professionally.
Jeff Sutton, Founder and President | MyCommittee.com Ltd.
We contracted with Preston to design our new logo and front-end web presence. Preston listened, understood our requirements and delivered on time and on budget. He show great artistic creativity and all dealings with Preston were amiable and professional.
Media Appearances (2)
Design in the spotlight
Sudbury.com (Formerly: The Northern Life) online
Preston Racette was a finalist in Sudbury Design to Art 2012. The Sudbury Design Society highlighted some of the city's most outstanding creative talent during the Sudbury, Design to Art (SD—A) Gala and Builders' Night.
Big Fish Contest
The Sudbury Star print
- Workshop Leader
Preston C. Racette, Founder and Marketing Management Specialist on the Racette Group team.
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