Dave Nighbor has been a leading force in the digital design industry since founding 9 Lives Design in 2008. With a client roster spanning across Canada, US, Scandinavia, and Australia, Dave has a proven track record of delivering projects that are on-time, on-budget, and of world-class quality. His commitment to excellence is unwavering while he continuously strives to innovate.
North Bay, Ontario
Honours Bachelor of Design
Founded 9 Lives Design
Prior to pursuing a career in design, Dave was a member of the Canadian Cross-Country Ski Team. He participated in eight World Championships and alternate at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy. He earned a Bachelor of Design with Honours from York University and Sheridan College in Toronto with formal training in fine arts, graphic design, and interactive media. He graduated with Magna Cum Laude and won the prestigious Vanier Vingt-Deux Honour Roll award for his GPA.
Dave Nighbor's expertise and achievements in design have been recognized by leading industry organizations, including the Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) and Graphic Designers of Canada. In 2018, his company, 9 Lives Design, was awarded the accolade of Northern Ontario Company of the Year for their outstanding contributions to the design community, business success, and community involvement.