Our team

VERONIQUE GAUTHIER TRUDEL

Background : Veronique has been operating at the strategic summit of the company since 2009, previous to that she was head of production and the artistic director. She is the founder and co-owner of the company and has led the creation and production of the majority of corporate products and projects. Veronique is a LARP player and is passionate about art and creating atmospheres. Sharing her creations is the source of her vital energy.

Title : General and Artistic Direction.

Tasks : Financial analysis and creation of management procedures. Standardization and development of manufacturing processes. Chair of the Board. Product design, creation and team management. In production; sculpture and paint finish.

Special skills : Veronique is a born leader, her sensitivity and her will have enabled her to bring together talented people under the same banner. In addition, the versatility of his skills has enabled her to support the growth of the company.

VERONIQUE GAUTHIER TRUDEL

Background : Veronique has been operating at the strategic summit of the company since 2009, previous to that she was head of production and the artistic director. She is the founder and co-owner of the company and has led the creation and production of the majority of corporate products and projects. Veronique is a LARP player and is passionate about art and creating atmospheres. Sharing her creations is the source of her vital energy.

Title : General and Artistic Direction.

Tasks : Financial analysis and creation of management procedures. Standardization and development of manufacturing processes. Chair of the Board. Product design, creation and team management. In production; sculpture and paint finish.

Special skills : Veronique is a born leader, her sensitivity and her will have enabled her to bring together talented people under the same banner. In addition, the versatility of his skills has enabled her to support the growth of the company.

ANDRÉ BÉLANGER

Background : André has been part of the Nemesis team since 2007 and has been a member of the board since 2016. He began at the blade assembly station. After a few years, the expansion of the business allowed him to occupy a position that matched his artistic skills. André is a LARP player and is passionate about table games. His favorite pastime is painting figurines which abound his workshop at home.

Title : Custom Department Coordinator

Tasks : Pattern production, from the sculpture to the finishing paint of custom-made weapons, shields and leather projects.

Special skills : André has an incredible talent for trims and details on a smaller scale, such as figurines and models. He is generous with his time and reminds us that it is good to create projects for yourself.

ANDRÉ BÉLANGER

Background : André has been part of the Nemesis team since 2007 and has been a member of the board since 2016. He began at the blade assembly station. After a few years, the expansion of the business allowed him to occupy a position that matched his artistic skills. André is a LARP player and is passionate about table games. His favorite pastime is painting figurines which abound his workshop at home.

Title : Custom Department Coordinator

Tasks : Pattern production, from the sculpture to the finishing paint of custom-made weapons, shields and leather projects.

Special skills : André has an incredible talent for trims and details on a smaller scale, such as figurines and models. He is generous with his time and reminds us that it is good to create projects for yourself.

IAN FORAND

Historique : As a co-owner, Ian has held several positions within the organization since its inception. He helped build the foundations of our entrepreneurial culture and is now a key element in the management of internal and external communications.  He is our opportunity hunter abroad and it is his tenacity that has made the Nemesis Workshops known internationally. Ian is a LARP player, a tireless fisherman and passionate about the Lovecraft universe!

Title : Public Relations Coordinator, Production Coordinator

Tâches : Human resources management, partner relations, inventory management and production, shipping.

Special skills : Ian has an immense background in advocacy and community development. His innovative ideas often allow us to think outside the box!

IAN FORAND

Background : Ian has held several different positions within the organization as co-owner since its inception. He helped build the foundations of our entrepreneurial culture. Today, he is a key element in the management of internal and external communications and the head of international business development. Ian is a LARP player, a tireless
fisherman and passionate about the Lovecraft universe!.

Title : Public Relations Coordinator, Production Coordinator

Tasks : Maintain and develop human resources, develop relationships with partners and allies. In production; painting and finishing, inventory management and shipping.

Special skills : Ian has an immense background in advocacy and community development. His innovative ideas often allow us to think outside the box!

SÉBASTIEN SIMARD

Background : Sébastien has taken on the role of sales manager and co- owner since he joined our team in January 2016. Previous to joining the team he was the director of two small businesses (Deux chefs Caterer and CréationDD). The company's growth has been significant since he joined the management team. Sébastien is a LARP player and passionate about everything related to the world of gastronomy, D&D, Harry Potter and Pokémon!

Title : Head of Sales and Marketing Department, Head of Leather Department

Tasks : Customer services, sales and social media management, marketing strategy development and graphic design. In production; production and creation of our leather catalog products.

Special skills : Sébastien has a very generous and friendly nature. He acts as our motivator and succeeds in bringing people together.

SÉBASTIEN SIMARD

Background : Sébastien has taken on the role of sales manager and co- owner since he joined our team in January 2016. Previous to joining the team he was the director of two small businesses (Deux chefs Caterer and CréationDD). The company's growth has been significant since he joined the management team. Sébastien is a LARP player and passionate about everything related to the world of gastronomy, D&D, Harry Potter and Pokémon!

Title : Head of Sales and Marketing Department, Head of Leather Department

Tasks : Customer services, sales and social media management, marketing strategy development and graphic design. In production; production and creation of our leather catalog products.

Special skills : Sébastien has a very generous and friendly nature. He acts as our motivator and succeeds in bringing people together.

FELIX DUMAIS

Background : Félix participated in a workshop on how to manufacture LARP weapons in 2013, and two years later, he was already one of us. Starting as a seasonal employee in the assembly of the blades, he happily agreed to take on the position as lead production coordinator when we moved in 2016. Félix is ​​passionate about music, combat and LARP. He has been a player since he was 12 years old.

Title : Lead Production Coordinator

Tasks : Create production sheets, quality control, casting and molding, manufacture wooden handles and finishing; Latex spraying; Distribution.

Special skills : Félix is ​​our Yes man! He is a calm force always ready to solve a problem with a smile. His work is neat and thoughtful. He embodies our mascot Racaille the skaven, and he is always proud to show our creations to the media.

FELIX DUMAIS

Background : Félix has been part of our team since 2015. He participated in a workshop on how to manufacture LARP weapons two years prior to being hired. He then began as a seasonal employee in the assembly of the blades. He happily agreed to take on the position as lead production coordinator when we moved in 2016. Félix is ​​passionate about music, combat and LARP, he has been a player since he was 12 years old.

Title : Lead Production Coordinator

Tasks : Create production sheets, quality control, casting and molding, manufacture wooden handles and finishing. Latex spraying. Division.

Special skills : Félix is ​​our Yes man! He is a calm force always ready to solve a problem with a smile. His work is neat and thoughtful. He embodies our mascot Racaille the skaven, and he is always proud to show our creations to the media.

MAXIME RABOUIN

Background : Maxime joined our team in the summer of 2017 as a blade fitter. He still holds this position today and occasionally assists the custom department. Having always appreciated the arts, he sometimes paints the mold handle and finishes the leather. He is passionate about video games, hunting, fishing and cars.

Title : Blade fitter

Tasks : Ensuring the manufacturing steps of mounting the blades, from tracing to cutting to mounting the foam and tracing the sculpture guides.

Special skills : Maxime is a perfectionist and organized in his work. His diligence ensures the safety of our blades. He is the most punctual of the team!

MAXIME RABOUIN

Background : Maxime joined our team in the summer of 2017 as a blade fitter. He still holds this position today and occasionally assists the custom department. Having always appreciated the arts, he sometimes paints the mold handle and finishes the leather. He is passionate about video games, hunting, fishing and cars.

Title : Blade fitter

Tasks : Ensuring the manufacturing steps of mounting the blades, from tracing to cutting to mounting the foam and tracing the sculpture guides.

Special skills : Maxime is a perfectionist and organized in his work. His diligence ensures the safety of our blades. He is the most punctual of the team!

LUKA BORDELEAU

Background : Luka has been our seasonal employee assembling the blades since 2016. His studies in history and his passion for period costumes and accessories make him an incredible reference. Craftsmen himself, he created elegant custom-made weapons and embossed armor pieces. Luka is a LARP player and continues his studies in archival science.

Title : Blade fitter

Tasks : Ensuring the manufacturing steps of mounting the blades, from tracing to cutting to mounting the foam and tracing of the sculpture guides.

Special skills : Luka has very versatile talents, he can work foam as well as metal or sew. His sense of humor makes him a great colleague.

LUKA BORDELEAU

Background : Luka has been our seasonal employee assembling the blades since 2016. His studies in history and his passion for period costumes and accessories make him an incredible reference. Craftsmen himself, he created elegant custom-made weapons and embossed armor pieces. Luka is a LARP player and continues his studies in archival science.

Title : Blade fitter

Tasks : Ensuring the manufacturing steps of mounting the blades, from tracing to cutting to mounting the foam and tracing of the sculpture guides.

Special skills : Luka has very versatile talents, he can work foam as well as metal or sew. His sense of humor makes him a great colleague.

CAMILLE ST-YVES

Background : Camille has been our intern since 2018. She is in a high school co-op program which combines study and work. She is assigned to the leather department. She is passionate about cosplay, anime and drawing.

Title : Leather Goods Assistant

Tasks : Trace and cut the pieces of leather, sewing by hand, assembling the pieces.

Special skills : Camille learns very quickly and is certainly destined to do manual work. In addition to her artistic talents, she is very dedicated to her work and brings her bright spirit to the workshop.

CAMILLE ST-YVES

Background : Camille has been our intern since 2018. She is in a high school co-op program which combines study and work. She is assigned to the leather department. She is passionate about cosplay, anime and drawing.

Title : Leather Goods Assistant

Tasks : Trace and cut the pieces of leather, sewing by hand, assembling the pieces.

Special skills : Camille learns very quickly and is certainly destined to do manual work. In addition to her artistic talents, she is very dedicated to her work and brings her bright spirit to the workshop.

GENEVIÈVE DESAULNIER

Background : Geneviève’s helping hand is greatly appreciated in the workshop. In addition to having multiple artistic skills, she is also a good assistant for administrative tasks. She was one of our first ambassadors. Geneviève is passionate about history, video games and is a LARP player.

GENEVIÈVE DESAULNIER

Background : Geneviève’s helping hand is greatly appreciated in the workshop. In addition to having multiple artistic skills, she is also a good assistant for administrative tasks. She was one of our first ambassadors. Geneviève is passionate about history, video games and is a LARP player.

ÉRIC BELLEMARE

Background : Eric has a metal machining business located in the same building as our workshops. He is an important ally and assists us in the research and development of new processes. Eric is passionate about games of all kinds and technologies.

ÉRIC BELLEMARE

Background : Eric has a metal machining business located in the same building as our workshops. He is an important ally and assists us in the research and development of new processes. Eric is passionate about games of all kinds and technologies.

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