Xavier Barbot - Managing Director

Xavier Barbot

Managing Director

Xavier brings a wealth of experience from a strong background in web development, graphic design and new technologies. Dedicated to customer service, Xavier loves to help clients find the right strategy to develop their business online. Residents here since 2007, Xavier, his wife and 3 sons enjoy Campbell River and are proud to be part of this vibrant community.

Chad Fontaine - Senoir Designer

Chad Fontaine

Senior Designer

Chad graduated from the Vancouver Island University Graphic Design Program in 1992 at the top of his class. He brings design expertise, illustration and technical skills, as well as a keen interest in web technologies and internet standards to Chameleon Creative. Chad is detail oriented, meticulous and thorough, adding original flair to every project he works on.

Sean Cramb - Senoir Developer

Sean Cramb

Senior Developer

Sean is a programmer experienced in design and development of systems. His contribution to the team includes well-honed skills in database design, back-end code, user interface development, application documentation and all of our hardware and networking requirements.

Kelsey Mathew - Administrator

Kelsey Mathew


Kelsey graduated from the University of Victoria in 2008 and joined the Chameleon Creative team in the fall of 2009 as our receptionist and office administrator. Meticulous and detail-oriented, Kelsey keeps us all organized and on our toes.

Dave Fair - Developer

Dave Fair

Designer / Developer

Dave graduated in 2011 from North Island College but has been involved in computers and related technology for over 15 years. With both creative and technical skills, Dave contributes to projects in many ways
and his versatility is an asset.

John Laforet - Owner

John Laforet


John brings a strong marketing background to Chameleon Creative. His work with not for profits, industry associations, labour organizations and businesses of all sizes provides a well rounded insight that helps Chameleon Creative's clients with their broader marketing needs. As Principal of Broadview Strategy Group, a national strategic communications firm with offices in Toronto, Halifax and Ottawa, John works with clients across Canada to develop and execute public relations, government relations and social media campaigns to get their message out. His work with clients across the country also provides increased opportunity for our local clients to expand their markets, in addition to providing access to markets for Chameleon Creative throughout Canada.


Chameleon Creative is a team of graphic designers, web designers and developers who create cost-effective marketing materials at the leading edge of current technology. Our service is personal and project-specific. We have the ability to create a marketing campaign that includes everything from concept to presentation, whether it's a logo, business cards, web site, brochure, signage or vehicle wrap. Our specialists are trained, experienced and talented: second to none in the highly competitive world of media and promotion.
Heidi Peterson
Nov 30 1956 - Nov 06 2013  


Heidi Peterson


Heidi Peterson founded Chameleon Creative in 1998 and owned it until 2013. She was a graduate of the North Island College graphic design program and previously worked for 25 years in tourism, marketing, and event management. Her experience in marketing, needs analysis, communications, was paramount to achieving success for Chameleon Creative's clients.