Kaila is a multi-disciplinary designer who cares deeply about creating a more inclusive society. She values research-driven design to conceptualize, synthesize, and inspire the work. As creative director at RallyRally, Kaila has played a key role in leading projects with UNICEF, McConnell Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, United Way, and Ryerson City Building Institute.
Prior to joining RallyRally, Kaila worked at Bruce Mau Design on a wide range of projects, developing deep expertise in the cultural and education sectors. Her clients included Facing History and Ourselves, Harvard University, University of Toronto, Ryerson University, Sinai Health System, and The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Before that, Kaila was a designer at Evergreen, producing exhibitions and communications materials to promote urban sustainability.
Kaila holds a Master of Design from York University. Her thesis explored the relationship between accessibility and design, stemming from a close relationship with her brother who is on the autism spectrum. Kaila’s work has been recognized internationally with awards from several leading graphic design organizations. She is also a plant enthusiast and finds peace in her green oasis with her pomeranian.
Kaila is currently on parental leave, returning in July 2020.