We are Periphery Digital. A Vancouver-based full service marketing, design, and web agency.

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We design campaigns for Chinese language viewers.

As industry experts, Periphery is uniquely equipped to provide a level of cultural fluency that draws from years of bending the line between Chinese and English language media environments. With every project that we take on, we are committed to delivering intuitive and effective messaging that resonates with your target audience.

The Periphery Team

We’re Awesome

(And Older Than We Look)

Alex Wan

Managing Director

Alex’s enthusiasm for the Chinese marketing industry stems from its potential for growth, with the Chinese demographic accounting for over 18.5% of the world’s population he is excited to connect Chinese and western markets in meaningful ways.

If Alex was an animal he would be a cat, if cats actually got anything done or even lift, bro.

Marjo Ruokamo

Director of Operations

Marjo is a multitasker, a generalist, and a motivator. Solving problems with a little bit of creativity and a lot of analytical thinking she instills confidence in the team’s abilities and strengths by channeling her upstanding positivity.

She loves to lead team building events, tell bad jokes, and eat copious amount of chocolate.

Leon Ng

Partner

As the founder of an award winning creative visualization agency and Canada’s only 24/7 Real Estate Television Network, Leon has left his mark on the entrepreneurial world and broadcasting industry.

His strategic partnerships and media expertise support Periphery’s continued growth and exuberance.

Kessie Xu

Account Director

With over six years of combined project management and marketing experience, Kessie leads our account based operations to execute campaigns, refine internal processes, and build client relationships.

As our resident foodie, Kessie knows all the best Happy Hour places and will always have recommendations on hand for your next date night.

Cate Li

Account Manager

With ten years of combined experience in Chinese and Canadian marketing, Cate has worked as a marketing consultant for Vancouver Fashion Week as well as Senior Editor and Business Development lead for SOHU.

Cate’s time in the fashion industry has honed her to flourish under pressure and marked the beginning of her obsession with designer shoes.

Dave McKenzie

Account Executive

Armed with experience as a business interpreter in China, Dave provides a cultural buffer for clients looking to expand into the Chinese market. Oh, and did we mention that he’s fluent in Chinese?

Dave is a part-time thrill seeker who endeavours to live in a way that would make his ten year old self proud.

Danwei Ma

Project Coordinator

Danwei helps out with our digital campaigns, content creation, and bilingual social media channels. She has a background in Journalism and holds a degree in Media Studies from UC Berkeley.

Danwei has a passion for investment funds and dreams of generating enough passive income to open her very own Disney World. Dream big or go home right?

Annie Han

Media Manager

Business logistics and vendor relations are Annie’s forte. She has ten years of international purchasing experience on top of a dual Masters in Business Administration and International Business.

Annie is our superstar athlete! She once played squash on a professional level and currently competes in annual marathons.

Frances Tan

Marketing & Content Specialist

Frances holds a BCom from UBC and is our lead editor for Chinese language media content. She has an extensive background in content marketing and social media management.

Frances is the co-founder of a local cafe discovery app and is on her way to getting certified as a personal trainer. Hurray for free fitness sessions!

Rosanne Wong

Lead Designer

Rosanne has an extensive background in design, interactive arts, and digital marketing. She is also a low-key tech genius and our one-woman IT team.

Some of her other skills include consuming a never ending supply of chips, and shaming all those who do not follow the file naming protocols in our Google Drive.

Kylen Yuan

Graphic Designer

Kylen’s artwork is what brings each of our profiles to life, inspired by our personalities and activities. She offers us her creative superpowers fully equipped with earnest positivity and an edgy eye for design.

Kylen loves to travel, especially to Japan! There’s just something about the culture and food that draws her back time after time.

Maxine Yeo

Communication Specialist

Maxine works on Periphery Digital’s written content and internal branding. She is a bright, straightforward person with a sharp sense of humour and a lazy sense of fashion.

When she’s not in the office or working on her thesis you can find her rehearsing for her next dance performance or running community events for her cohort.

Our Clients

We’re fortunate to have collaborated with some amazing brands

City of Vancouver
MLA Canada
Tourism New Brunswick
Novus Entertainment
Fifth Avenue Real Estate Marketing
Uber Eats
Audi Capilano
Cressey Development Group
Keltic Canada Development
Tourism Richmond
Brighton College
Fjallraven
Landmark Premiere Properties Ltd
LNG Studios
Townline
Rennie
Edelman Canada
Vancouver Bullion & Currency Exchange

Let’s work together