Kathy Simon — Creative Director & Art Director

Kathy Simon
— Creative Director & Art Director for HueSee

Kathy Simon has been working in the hairdressing industry since 1986. Thanks to her unique artistic vision, she quickly rose through the ranks to the role of Art Director, working for internationally renowned brands such as Vidal Sassoon, Joico, Schwarzkopf Professional, Neuma and Lakmé. She has taken part in numerous events, sets, video shoots and photo shoots, won a Contessa award, has been a finalist in several competitions and her work is published in magazines worldwide. Kathy is also recognized for her inspiring teaching style and for the education system she created and continues to develop and teach throughout North America, the Mekka System of Education.

Since 2023, Kathy Simon has held the dual role of Creative Director and Art Director for HueSee. She is responsible for the collections and the artistic team, as well as actively participating in the development of the education structure and product development.

Her career with professional hairdressing brands

Stylist and Educator for Vidal Sassoon
(England / 1989 to 1992)

Artist for Joico
(North America / 1993 to 1999)

Artist for Schwarzkopf Professional
(United States / 1999 to 2003)

Artist for Schwarzkopf Professional
(Canada / 2004 to 2006)

Artistic Director of Essential Looks for Schwarzkopf Professional
(Canada, but represents the brand internationally / 2006 to 2017)

Artistic Director for Neuma
(International / 2017 to 2020)

Consultant and Artistic Director for Tocco Magico
(North America / 2017 to 2019)

Brand Ambassador for Lakmé
(Canada / 2019 to 2023)

Creative Director and Art Director for HueSee
(International / 2023 to present)

Other professional experience

Art Director and Educator for Suki’s Academy
(Vancouver, Canada / 1993 to 1998)

Creator of the Mekka System of Education

Director of Education and Artistic Director for Mekka
(1997 to present)

Owner of Mekka Academy and Mekka Hair Studio
(Montreal, Canada / 2013 to present)