Over 20 years experience in the E-commerce space.

Matthew Lester Biography

I can't write a biography about myself readers (we all find this difficult) so here's the good stuff from my resume. I'll answer anything about what I've left off this list and discuss in-depth about my previous experience, just ask.


Clarke Road Secondary School - London ON

Graduation 1991

Major in Art


Fanshawe Collage - London ON


Fine Art-1st year of 3 completed

Photography & Graphic Art-2 Year Diploma Completed -Top Student

Advanced Photography & Graphic Art-3rd Year Diploma Completed -Top Fiji National Photography Competition Award (98/100), still current top score.


Matthew Lester Website Design, London ON


Private remote contractor providing Shopify website design, tech support and small business consultation for online businesses in Canada and abroad.


Gift Box Portal Online Inc.  (CEO/Owner), Vancouver BC


Owned and operated ecommerce stores (home & garden and Halloween costumes/decorations), including Shopify, X-cart, Amazon, eBay & Houzz stores. Total sales over $8 million


ABC Photo (Senior Graphic Artist), Vancouver, BC


Photoshop specialist, high end photo editing and file setup for large size photographic printing. Graphic art clients included celebrity photo artists, photo studios, biopharma companies, trade show participants and prestigious art galleries in Vancouver BC including the Vancouver Art Gallery/Museum. 


Shopify: E-commerce store migration, SEO, liquid code, cart design and setup & management. English speaking face-to-face video chat communication with cart education & training, app integration and setup, custom server scripts, inventory, shipping marketing, analytic reports.
Graphic Design, Photoshop, Illustrator, Excel, Word, server scripts, domain management, E-commerce business consultation, social media, google analytics, online marketing, branding (logo & printed material) photography, photo editing, many other programs/apps.