I specialize in design, illustration and photography.
Furminator Endcap Design
Illustration for Blackstone Community Golf Culb House
Montesoro Plan View Illustration
Resume: Professional Experience Strategy and design development for multi-channel consumer experiences; including store design, fixture design and prototype development through roll out, in-store branding and visual communication, project management, space planning, store planning, vendor selection and negotiation. Specialties: + Materials + Prototyping & Testing + Branding + Identity + Retail Design + Environmental Design + Fixture Design + Production + Furniture Design + Graphic Design + Conceptual Illustration Illustrator, Greey/Pickett, Scottsdale, AZ 85255 (Oct 2004 – May 2007) • Illustrator for site planning & landscape architectural presentation exhibits. . • Producing hand graphics to be used as plans for presentations of future community sites. • Digital manipulation and adjusting of Cad plans for presentations. • Photograph existing community sites. • Update photo library for reference material and photo stocks. Freelance Designer, Pittsburgh PA (January 2004 – Sept 2004) • Strategize and created innovative ideas to meet clients’ needs for advertising collateral. • Designed signage for vinyl and screen printing applications. • Ensured profitability and competitiveness on projects thru astute pricing of jobs. • Photographed virtual tours for real estate properties and hotels. • Photographed stock shots and print collateral for local companies. Graphic Designer, Intengu Communication, East London, South Africa (May 2003 – Nov 2003) • Pitched and won design of corporate branding for Coat of Arms for the Amatole district of East London, SA. • Prepared and presented creative ideas to city officials including the mayor of the Amatole District. • Designed marketing material including posters, t-shirts and caps to promote Eco Challenge for the Eastern Cape Department of Arts. • Worked on various projects for Eastern Cape Dept of Education. Designed and presented ideas for posters, brochures, and annual reports. • Photographed Eco Challenge event for advertising material. • Pitched for an above the line account for the East London Tourism board to promote new tourism campaign for holiday season. • Prepared freehand and computer generated art, graphics, publications and photo retouching. • Brainstormed for brand strategy and pitched for new accounts. • Photographed products and outdoor material for brochure needs. • Estimated costs, schedules and managed projects beginning to end. • Event management responsible for design and production of print collateral. • Created 3D displays for Lovedale College. • Designed thumbnails, rough s and final comps for print advertising. • Evaluate and choose vendors for select outsourcing. Head Designer, Quantum Publishers, Cape Town, South Africa (July 2000 - January 2003) • Designed the layouts of articles and overall look of a monthly magazine while meeting all deadlines. • Photographed and directed photographers for articles. • Trained and mentored new team members and Interns. • Supervised the art direction with designers within the team, managed projects, prepared reports, directed staff, reviewed and finalized proofs for copy, artwork and press checks. • Liaison with Reproduction House.
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University