Graphic Designer and Visual Communicator, experienced in working to strict deadlines, briefs and style guides while maintaining the quality of work produce. I have an extensive knowledge of design principles, with abroad scope in art/design mediums, materials and fabrics. Utilizing effective communication skills both verbally and visually. I regard communications as an important part of successful appealing designs and enjoy working as a team member and unsupervised by engaging in problem solving skills.
Previously working within in management, sales, customer care, fashion and retail gives me the flexibility and knowledge to work within and understand a variety of workplace environments. Adapting to new systems and learning with ease, due to good comprehension and ability to breaking down information, reflecting on the important and fine details. I’m competent in complete multiple tasks and continually update my skills due to our rapid movement within technology and the design industries.
• Branding, logos and style guides.
• Product and packaging design.
• Drawing, illustration and digital imagery.
• Typography, layouts, print and prepress.
• Web design, HTML, Dreamweaver, word press and template based designs.
• Fashion design, dress making, garment construction, mood/story boards.
• Fabrication, woodwork, metalwork and hands on 3D modelling.
• Marketing, promotions, advertising, online presence and social media.
• Project management, event coordination, P.R. communications, office duties and file management.
• Photography, styling, teaching, skin care, hair care, make-up, fashion coordination, accessorising, retail operations, deportment and grooming.
Scanning and printing
Bachelor of Digital Media
(Major - Graphic Design & 3D)
Diploma of Graphic Design & Communications
Certificate 4 in Graphic Design
Certificate 4 in Design Principles
Fashion Retail Certificate
Modelling training Buckingham’s (Katz)
Deportment and Grooming
Freelance Graphic Designer 2008 - present
• Jump Productions
• Media Mates
• Danee Arters
• Obi Obadike Health & Fitness Tour
• Primetime Entertainment
• DJ Mr Phat
• Silk Saturdays
• Pet Resort
• AAHA (African Australian Hairdresser
• All Prints
• Island Summer
• Tee change
• Luv Me
• Little Shoppers
• Clothing Designs
• Brooke Morgan Designs
• Panache Homes
• Frilly Jungle
Togo Family 2009 – 2013
Assisting in the day-to-day running of a busy working family of five. My role included a variety of tasks such as office and computer procedures, running errands, answer phone calls, maintenance and household duties. With children aging from 15 to new born and a husband working away in the mining industry, my role was extensive and rewarding by becoming a productive member within the family.
Reeder Model Management 2007 - 2009
Modelling/Deportment and grooming instructor
Development with in children aged 5 - 21. Social etiquette, healthy, beauty, make-up application, skin care, hair care, body management, posing, posture, speech, drama, public speaking, graduation events co-ordination, rehearsals and parades.
Serendipity Talent 2005 - 2007
Modelling/Deportment and grooming instructor
Development with in children aged 5 – 21 within social etiquette, healthy and beauty. Posture, speech, drama, public speaking, fashion, accessorising, make-up application skin and hair care. P.A., talent bookings, web site management, photo resizing, brochures, comp cards, expos, fashion parades/events co-ordination and rehearsals.
Prestige Installations 2001- 2006
Business operations & communications
Responsible for a wide array of diverse duties performed on a daily basis, with a high level of planning and coordinating to oversee various business functions. Responsibilities included employee management, ordering supplies, performing payroll duties, performing accounting duties, taking phone calls, managing office equipment, machines or properties of the office and manufactures. Maintaining a safe and secure work environment for office and labouring staff. Performing necessary tasks for the efficient running of the audio, visual and communication business.
Mountfield Communications 1999-2001
Implementing effective office operations and procedures, throughout the company. Assign and monitor admin and trade staff duties, allocating resources to enable task performance. Co-ordinate staff activities ensuring maximum efficiency and evaluating staff performance. Recruiting staff, orientations and training. Designing and implementing filing systems, policies and procedures, guaranteeing company systems were maintained and current. Monitoring records, safeguarding the security and confidentiality of data. Ordering office and trade supplies through wholesalers and distributes. Maintaining a safe and secure working environment. Handle customer inquiries, over seeing a high standard of customer care and internal staff relations.
Carphone Warehouse 1997-1999
Providing our customers with information to make the right product choice through simple, impartial advice with engaging informative, entertaining product and services demonstrations. Working well as a team due to achieve group targets and high quality after sales standards. Giving exceptional, reliable service, creating longstanding customer relationships. Handling contracts, insurance, repair bookings, invoicing, deliveries, stock control/dispatch and phone hire services.
Star P.R. 1996-1997
Public relation and promotions
Fostering community relations through events, in store demonstration and information exchanges. Updating information on a regular basis. Communicating key messages via presentation using print materials and demonstrations. Covering a variety of mediums within advertising, promotions, marketing, sales, and public relations.