About Me.

I have ten years of experience as a multidisciplinary designer and art director, I have the ability to produce on-brief, conceptually strong and strategically sound creative solutions, whilst driving purposeful output and promoting a unified team culture.

I’m a driven strategic and systemic thinker, adept at building communications campaigns – manage the process from concept to completion with experience in fast-paced, deadline-driven environments, whilst working across multiple projects.

Skills & Expertise

Adobe Illustrator0
Adobe InDesign0
Adobe Photoshop0
Adobe XD0
Sketch0
Principle0
Flinto0
Keynote / Power-point0

Education.

  • CurrentUX Design Institute, Glasgow Caledonian University
    Professional Diploma

    UX Design

  • 2010Vega School
    BA Honors (First year complete)

    Brand Strategy

  • 2004Vega School
    BA Degree

    Brand Communication and Design

  • 2001Damlin/Allenby Campus
    IMM Marketing Certification (First year complete)

    Business Marketing

  • 1999Eden College
    Matric Certificate

    Secondary School /High School

Work Experience

Feb 2016 - Aug 2019
Pixel
Senior Art Director / Design Lead

A digital design agency, that builds brand engagement
through user-focused, digital experiences.

BMW, Nedbank, Interwaste, Sephaku Cement, Bidvest, Suzuki.

As a co-founder and creative lead, my role was to manage a
multi-disciplined team of creatives, generate creative concepts,
develop wire-frames, and UI on varies projects, as well as managing
deadlines, budgets and clients expectations and goals. Conducting
presentations to clients.
August 2014 - Feb 2016
LeftRight Advertising
Senior Creative

A medium-sized design and advertising agency that specializes in
Strategy, Design, Advertising, Digital & Social Media solutions.

Bic shavers, stationery, Club Med, Grants Whiskey and Weber BBQ.

My role was to lead the creative team in developing and executing
strategic and creative concepts that produced on-brand
experiences. My duties entailed delegating projects within the
design team, reviewing and debriefing work, presenting to clients
and maintaining internal and external relationships.
April 2014 - August 2014
Twyne Ideas Company
Senior Creative

Boutique advertising agency focused on all aspects of graphic design.

Bic shavers, stationery, Club Med, Grants Whiskey and Weber BBQ.

My role as studio manager / art director required me to guide the
creative team in developing on brand and on brief and creative
solutions, assisting client service in creating briefs/debriefs and
mentoring team members.
Aug 2008 - May 2012, Jan 2014 - May 2014
Sauce Advertising
Senior Creative

A creative agency specializing in through-the-line marketing
solutions, focusing on fully Integrated Campaign Strategies to
Digital Marketing and Social Media.

Wimpy fast food , Keg gastro pubs, Bank of Athens, Sephaku
Cement, TATA trucks, International trucks, Famous Brands.

Bringing the brief and concept to life from induction to completion
while working within the budget, time line and production
constraints. Preparing concept mock ups and presenting to clients.
Responsible for adapting and rolling out approved creative artwork
across various media. Communicating with internal and external
stakeholders or departments. Working on and coordinating
multiple briefs at the same time. Conceptualizing and directing
photo-shoots
July 2007 - 01 August 2008
BlueGround Creative / Art Gecko
Mid Weight Creative

A collaborative hub, representing all areas of communication.
Specializing in video & photography, animation, strategy & design.

The De Beers Group, Namdeb, Debswana, DTC & Henkel.

My role was to assist the senior graphic designer in creating branding,
sales, and marketing collateral for clients in a range of industries and
preparing finished art for production.

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