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  • Shannon Pickard

    Arts and Graphic Designer / Space Planner

    Boksburg, South Africa

I'm 25 years old. Fun person to be around and I live my life to the fullest. I take my job very seriously but in a fun fulled approach to it as well..

Work Samples

  • Mix of pics and design togetha

  • Web designs

  • Logo Designs

Work History

Company : DotActiv PTY LTD Date : March 2013 - Current Position Held : Category specialist and Space planner Job Description : Responsibilities: ? Compiling client category hierarchy ? Category assortment and ranging ? Category Flow ? Compiling category data (importing and executing of data) ? Preparing of planograms (for wholesale, retail, pharmacy and independent ? Stores) ? Presentation to customer marketing and buyers ? Final signing off and implementation of planograms Technologies Used: Photoshop cS5, DotActiv Software Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power Point Clients I’ve done work for: • Adcock Ingram • Bargain Wholesalers • Cerebos • Entyce Beverages • Epic Foods • Food Lovers Market • Goldenmarc • I&J • Jumbo Cash & Carry • Makro Foods • Premier Milling • Tiger Brands • Checkers • Spar • Uni-trade Customers PREVIOUS EMPLOYERS Company : Euphoria Software Date : November 2011 - November 2012 Position Held : Graphic / Web Designer Job Description : Responsibilities: ? Designing of websites ranging from 1 to 5 pages ? Meeting with customers ? Quoting on websites ? Designing of logos and company portfolios, brochures, business cards etc ? Customer cold calling ? Making relevant changes to websites (updating) Technologies Used: Photoshop CS3 and CS5 Artisteer Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power Point Achievement: Employed as a Sales Consultant to sell Web pages to potential clients, did so well that I was promoted to a graphic designer post within the company after the first 3 months. I received a salary increase within the first 2 months I was promoted due to my performance. Reason for Leaving: Retrenchment Company : The Card King Date : July 2008 – October 2011 Position Held : Graphic Designer and PA Job Description : Responsibilities: ? Designing Clients Business Cards – ranging from simple black and white cards to colourful and detailed ones. ? Meet with my clients and discuss their requirements and advise them on a design. ? Design roughly 5 different looks of their idea. ? Design Clients Brochures for promoting their business ? Designing Logos for Websites and Business cards ? Pamphlets were designed and handed out when they had any specials or changes within the company. ? Car Magnets for advertising purposes. Responsibility as a Personal Assistant to the MD: ? Filing of invoices ? Set up his meetings and confirm them with him ? Data capturing of all of our clients,contact details, what they ordered and writing formal letters to big clients. ? Answering the switchboard telephone Technologies Used: Photoshop cS5 Corel Draw v11,12,13,14 Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power Point Reason for Leaving: Felt that I was not obtaining the right exposure I needed to move forward.


  • Benoni Tech

    • Certificate Art and Graphic Designing
    • 2006 - 2007

    Acquired my National Senior Certificate in Art and Graphic Designing



Received my NSC (National Senior Certificate) from Ekurhuleni East Campus, Benoni Technical College. I received a B grade for my graphic designing skills/subject and was 2nd best in my class.