Melissa has been a part of the CIAM’s Edmonton team serving as a Designer. She has been involved with CIAM’s new online broadcast platform THE CHOICE from its conceptual stages, introducing My Story as a sharing platform and focusing on the User Interface of THE CHOICE website. Melissa has helped with branding at various CIAM’s stations across Alberta, BC, and Saskatchewan. She also co-ordinates with the web developer team in Chennai, India.
Melissa’s faith journey
We were invited to a CIAM retreat conference at Slave Lake, Alberta in May 2015, where we learned about how God was using the radio waves to reach people in smaller towns and remote areas in Western Canada. Having volunteered in other churches for design work in the past, I volunteered to help out with web design. I have continued to use my skills at CIAM for six years.
Design exists to communicate. My hope is that I can communicate the Gospel through design. I still want to innovate and make the art look great, but, my prayer is, that I do it for the glory of God every single time.
Rawlin and I moved as a family to Canada in 2010 and are now based in Edmonton, Alberta. Through our highs and lows in our time here in Canada, God has shown us clearly that: