We’re passionate about building brands and working with entrepreneurs, which makes helping franchises a fabulous fit.
We’ve fused more than two decades of design and marketing experience to bring your franchise complete marketing solutions, from franchisee recruitment websites and lead generation to local marketing programs to build your franchisees' sales.
We are a boutique marketing agency comprised of a group of senior level experts in their field. What does that mean for you? You won't get passed on to a junior level account manager - your account will be overseen by experienced strategists who have a vested interest in making your project a success.
Based in Vancouver, BC, Sparktank Franchise Marketing services clients in Canada and the US ranging from emerging brands to larger national franchises. We are also members of the Canadian Franchise Association.
Our mission is to be your trusted marketing partner. A team of experts you can count on to find innovative ways to help your franchise grow.
Juliette Schmerler Founder + Creative Director
Juliette and her team are not only experienced and knowledgeable in the franchising sector, they also bring a wonderful and collaborative enthusiasm to each one of my clients.
Micheal Mutsaerts, Chief Development Officer - Franchise Success
Juliette – Founder / Creative Director
Juliette is the founder and creative director of Sparktank Franchise Marketing and Sparktank Creative. Having started in the web and digital marketing industry when it was in its infancy in 1999, she has followed the ever changing landscape of the marketing world. Juliette enjoys fostering long term relationships with clients and helping them achieve real results in their businesses. In her role as Creative Director, she has had the opportunity to spearhead hundreds of marketing, web and print design projects with her talented team. Juliette keeps her finger on the pulse of the latest marketing and online trends through ongoing training as a certified Duct Tape Marketing Consultant. She is also a member of the Canadian Franchise Association.
Juliette is bilingual in French and English and loves hanging out at the beach with her family and half pug/half chihuahua Marley.
Kendrick – Project Manager
Kendrick gained her Bachelors Degree in Multimedia and Visual Communications from the School of Media Journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. With over 10 years professional experience, Kendrick's experience brings with it a youthful creativity that is essential for effective internet marketing in today's fast-paced world. Her experience ranges from handling strategy/analysis to content creation and project management in a wide range of industries and comes combined with excellent work ethic and a strong technical aptitude.
When not organizing and managing projects in the digital sphere, Kendrick enjoys spending time outdoors with her dog Sampson and traveling as far and often as she can.
Anita – Lead Designer
Anita holds a Bachelors Degree in Graphic Design and Visual Communication from the University of Vina del Mar, Chile and a Master’s degree in web design from the Politechnical Design Institute in Milan Italy. With over 15 years experience leading branding, web and print design projects, Anita’s work showcases a broad range of design skills and styles. Anita is also known for her can-do attitude and refreshing lack of artist “ego”.
Anita enjoys photography and spending time with her family in her free time.
Stacey – Lead Developer
Stacey is a front-end developer who is certified in web technology from BCIT (with honours). She has been developing and maintaining websites since 1997 and continues to be enthusiastic about creating beautifully coded websites. With her focus in WordPress, Stacey has been crafting WordPress websites since its inception in 2003 and specializes in usable, accessible and responsive WordPress themes that have easy-to-use admin interfaces.
In her spare time, Stacey enjoys playing with her Niece (Mackenzie) along with her two dogs (Bella and Magnum) and collaborating with other enthusiastic creators to build exciting side projects.
Dylan – Facebook Digital Marketing Specialist
Dylan obtained his Bachelors Degree in Marketing at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. After running ads for organizations in college, Dylan went on to took on to work as contractor for Facebook. During his time at Facebook, Dylan managed 150 accounts each quarter with the main goal of maximizing return on ad spend and building long term relationships with clients. Dylan starts all campaigns by building a strategy and then continuously optimizing the campaigns for peak performance. He attends marketing events across North America to keep his finger on the pulse of new technology and digital marketing strategies.
When not working, Dylan can be found playing ice hockey, building chatbots, or volunteering at the local dog shelter.
Elyssa – Online Marketing Specialist
Elyssa is a web designer and digital marketer with over 20 years experience in the online world. She’s a skilled search engine optimization and social media expert, and is a certified member of the digital marketing network Create Your Laptop Life(TM). Elyssa has completed several courses related to ClickFunnels, Facebook advertising, web design and affiliate marketing. She has a strong eye and passion for design, loves learning and developing new tech skills, and enjoys helping clients connect with their customers.
When she's not busy working, Elyssa loves spending time with friends and family, sipping wine with her hubby, playing with her two dogs (Bissli and Brutus), or writing on her Health and Fitness Blog "Fit Girl Foodie."
Sparktank’s team extends to a great network of professionals to call on for special projects such as writing, video or printing. We look for team members with superior skills, a “can do” attitude and a mutual interest in doing the best work possible for our clients.
Giving Back Sparktank is proud to support sustainable businesses in the developing world through Kiva.
Let’s discuss how we can help your franchise grow.