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Neville Boddy

Freelance Poster Designer & Photo Editor

Location:Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Phone: 0845872083
2 Skills

Graphic designer | B Poynter Print
2007 - 2012
• I have experience in designing for Packaging, Catalogues, Brochures, Posters, Pull-up Banners, Annual School Books, Folders, Flyers, Media Placements, Powerpoint presentations and web design.
• Photograph, edit and deep edge images for various projects and publications.
• Design of quarterly newsletter for Goldcrest.
• Create original logos and vector images for T-shirts, stickers etc.
• Design of large format pull-up banners for potential clients and existing clients
• Anything related to the creation or manipulation of graphics and photography.
• Designed the eThekwini Municipality integrated Development plan for 2008 – 2009.
• Our clients are among others Goldcrest, Halfway Toyota, Afrispoor, Thule, Medac & ***** Feet etc.
Contact: Bronwyn Jones – 082 4569222
• Keen observer with Initiative. Creative and Visionary. Able to conceptualize, research ideas and follow through with a plan of action. Complete projects with attention to detail

Graphic designer/Production Manager | The Lanyard Company
2004 - 2006
• Designed and manufactured various types of lanyards.
• Origination of artwork.
• Updating catalogues & co-ordinating amendments to catalogues where a third party is involved.
• Proactive mock ups of specific company samples for the assistance of the sales force.
• Regularly assessing the performance of suppliers and sourcing new or alternative options.
• Liaising with the floor manager for maximum productivity with factory workers.
• Continuously sharing ideas for new products or innovating of new products, eg tape cord combination lanyards, jelly bean bangles and Dye-sublimation, designed their first web site etc.

Reason for leaving: Retrenched
Contact: Roger Fitzsimons - 031 5633301
• Organizational, Production, Time Management & Liaising with staff
Graphic designer | Freelancing - Umhlanga Globe Newspaper
2003 - 2004
• Design and layout of advertising space for various companies in the paper.

Graphic designer | Freelancing – Game Head Office
2002 - 2003
• Design and layout of retail advertising space for newspapers.

Graphic designer | Freelancing – ICC
1998 - 1999
• Draw up seating plans and table arrangements for all the halls.
• Design all the electronic signage and set it up for each function.

Graphic designer | University of Durban Westville / Zoology
1987 - 1997
? Collaborate with Lecturers as to what their displays should entail.
? Did research for various scientific murals and conference posters.
? All the maps and charts were designed in Photoshop & Corel draw.
? Build geographical and scientific models for the department and other schools.
? Made a short documentary on a third year field trip for future references.
? Design and build mobile educational boxes with specific themes eg single cell animals , anatomy parts.
? Read 2 papers at conferences, went on field trips, built models, guided tours of school children.

Reason for leaving: Retrenched
Contacts: Dr Malcolm Keeping 082 9636827
Dr Caroline Baker 031 5087404
• Artistic, Research, Organizational, Time Management & Liaising with staff
• Won an award at 50/50 for best video on Hermit crabs.
• Designed a video presentation for the Africa Peace Awards ( ICC )
• Published two wildlife calendars with Swan Publishers.
• Received an award for excellent work at the University of Durban Westville.
• Read two papers at Museum conferences in East London.
• Held workshops at the Natal Museum
• Artistic, Research, Organizational, Time Management & Liaising with staff

• Self taught
• 49 days of Purpose video filming and editing
• Video presentation for the Africa Peace Awards ( ICC )
• Filmed and edited the Zoology Field trips at the University Durban Westville
• Personal music montages


• PC and Apple Mac
• Microsoft Office
• Adobe CS5
• Adobe Illustrator
• Adobe Indesign
• Corel Draw 12
• Freehand 11
• Dreamweaver / Flash
• Powerpoint
• Miro-video Dc 10 & Ulead Video
• Monte wide format printing / Dye-sublimation
Skills (2) Rating
Poster Design
Photo Editing