Cape Senior Certificate: Wynberg Girls High School, Cape Town, South Africa.
Cape Technikon, Cape Town, South Africa: Freelance Journalism Diploma (with distinction)
3 year In house graphic design training with Carroll O’Donovan Hardy Advertising (exclusive affiliate of TBWA International)
London Bureau of Creative Writing course
Website Design & Development course (Stellenbosch University)
1994 - 1995
Employed by Carroll O’Donovan Hardy Advertising Agency
Responsibilities as a copywriter included concept development and scriptwriting for television and radio campaigns. Copywriting for both above the line and below the line advertising material.
1996 - 1998
Completed 3 year in house training in graphic design and art direction with Carrol O'Donovan Hardy. Responsibilities included art direction and edit management of various television and radio campaigns. Concept development, photographic direction and design and layout of various print material.
1999 - 2000
Travelled to the United Kingdom where I was employed by Devonshire Appointments Creative Recruitment, London. Was involved in various freelance assignments in London.
2001 - 2002
Relocated to Johannesburg, South Africa. Employed by The Elmwood Media Group, Johannesburg as Production Manager. Responsibilities included management and art direction of advertising campaigns ie Edco (Edgar's Group) ; Constantia Insurance corporate video; logo development and design. Corporate branding and design and layout of various advertising material.
2003 - 2004
Freelanced for Chilli Bush Advertising & Marketing, Johannesburg. Responsible for design and layout of GEDA Corporate Magazine.
2004 - 2006
Established Crimson Edge Design Studio. Managed my own freelance graphic design studio. Designed and produced below the line print material for various clients.
2007 - 2009
Employed by the Southern Africa PGA Tour as New Media Manager. My job portfolio
included creative management of the Sunshine Tour website and design of all banners and buttons. Design and layout of all below the line advertising material. Production management of various corporate branding material.
2010 - 2011
Freelance graphic/website designer, copywriter, editor.