OfW Member CV

Summary

29-year-old visual communication designer with matriculation from Hoërskool Cradock High School. I have interned as a story board artist at Strika Entertainment. I have worked as a Graphic designer at Mx Print Design and Advertising. I am known to be a dedicated individual who shows a great amount of passion and hard work towards my craft through an unsiezing self-development process. I have the willingness to learn accompanied by a teachable heart.

 

Details

Age 30
Gender Male
Nationality South African
Address Cape Town

Languages English, Afrikaans, isiXhosa

Education & Training

National Diploma: Graphic Design

History of art, Professional Graphic design Practice, Design Technique, Communication Design, Drawing, Branding & Animation., Cape Peninsula University of Technology
Cape Town, Jan 2009 to Nov 2012
>5 years experience in Printing & Design. >Proficient self-devised briefs. >Design process references corporate guidelines. >Variety of media research. >Mood board based design standards.>Facile with Adobe suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier Pro, InDesign link security, Wacom drawing tablet & Camera shooting techniques.

English, Afrikaans, Mathematical Literacy, History, Economics, Life Orientation, Tourism

Matric, Hoërskool Cradock High School
Cradock, Jan 2008 to Dec 2008
Writer for the Quarterly published Magazine Editorial team.

 

Employment

Story Board Art Intern

Strika Entertainment
Cape Town, Jul 2018 to Jul 2018
> Turning Super Strika script into Story-boards. > Understanding the different roles within the animation work flow. > Being receptive to input from colleagues. > A basic understanding of video techniques. > A thumb-nailing process using a Wacom drawing tablet on Adobe Photoshop. > Illustrative pitching to the director.

Graphic Design Professional Services

MX Print Design & Advertising
Cape Town, May 2017 to May 2017
> Using the Job card system. > Entering Job information onto the server. > Awareness of traditional or modern printing techniques. > Digital Typesetting and Layout design for print. > Proof printing before contact with the client > Client correspondence through telephone, e-mail or Whats-app. > Supplying digital and hard-copies to printers for the final print run.

Design Instructional Facilitator

Sonwabile Disabled NPO
Nyanga, Jul 2016 to Nov 2016
> Equipping a group of ± 15 individuals with special needs with design related skills. > Empathy to the plight of those with special needs. > Conduct Project Formulation and Team Building workshops. > Application of design techniques to hand made Crafts > General administration of Registration and Production Sheets for items made & sold.

 

Skills

Admin Budgeting Building Copywriting Customer service Drawing Event planning Good computer literacy Graphic or other design Machine operation Marketing Painting Project management Social media Teaching / tutoring Tech Support Word processing Writing reports

 

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