Small Team, Big Experience

Shortcreative is a dynamic design firm founded by Cheryl and Howard Short, industry veterans with a passion for visual storytelling. With over 30 years of experience each, they bring a wealth of expertise to every project. Howard served as the Vice President for the local executive of the Graphic Designers of Canada (GDC) and Cheryl was a standards officer for the same.

Known for their commitment to excellence, Cheryl and Howard have cultivated a reputation for delivering creative solutions that exceed client expectations. Their work reflects a deep understanding of design principles and a keen eye for detail, ensuring that each project is not only visually stunning but also highly effective.

At Shortcreative, every project is a collaboration. The team works closely with each client to understand their unique needs and vision, ensuring that the final product is a true reflection of their brand. From photography and print design to digital and web solutions, Shortcreative offers a comprehensive suite of services designed to help clients stand out in a crowded marketplace.

With their daughter, Olivia, now part of the team, Shortcreative is poised to continue its legacy of excellence for years to come. Olivia’s expertise in social media, website promotion, and writing adds a valuable dimension to the firm’s capabilities, further enhancing their ability to meet and exceed client expectations.

Whether you’re a small start-up or a large corporation, Shortcreative has the talent and expertise to bring your vision to life.

Cheryl Short, CDP


creative director | designer | writer/editor | illustrator | perfectionist

Howard Short


creative director | art director | designer | photographer | writer | illustrator | web |  tech geek | know-it-all

Olivia Short


social media | web production | writer | hotshot