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Janine Wait | Elance
Last Sign-in: Jun 30, 2011

Janine Wait

Freelance Graphic Design Professional
   South Africa
  |   Johannesburg, Gauteng
  |  9:52 am Local Time


I am a professional Graphic Designer with over 18 years of design experience. I have worked mainly in the publishing industry, as an Art Director on a large number of magazines (both consumer and corporate), as well as designing Annual and Employee Reports for a number of big clients in South Africa. I have also worked in a design studio on a variety of projects which included logo and corporate identity design, brochures, adverts, invitations, flyers, posters and more. I have been working as a freelance Graphic Designer for close on 4 years.

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A Bridal magazine which comes out once a year with True Love magazine
A brochure/recipe book packaged together with Draft magazine (an American beer magazine)
Bride & Co is a shop selling bridal wear. They commissioned this 40-page glossy...
A 40-page recipe book for Robertsons spices, to be bagged with True Love magazine
A 50-page recipe book designed for Clover and Nataniel
An example of editorial pages designed during my 5 years as Art Director on Living...
A 50-page recipe book designed for Clover
Examples of editorial pages for Jewish Life magazine of which I am currently Art Director
These wine labels were commissioned to celebrate the 25th birthday of Brian Boswell Circus
A 68-page recipe book for Enterprise
Adverts for Jewish Life magazine
Design of a large banner for a show, including flyer and business cards
Illustrations commissioned for editorial feature in True Love magazine
This advert appeared in a newspaper in Arizona to advertise an Auto Show
This brochure was designed to advertise the launch of a new magazine - Jewish Life
Logo design for a brick factory in Cape Town
Examples of editorial designs for Joint Ability magazine (a quarterly magazine for the...
Designs for Jewish Life magazine (a monthly magazine for the South African Jewish...
An example of editorial pages designed during my 5 years as Art Director on Living...
Wine labels commissioned for a 40th birthday party for a client
48-page brochure for the Hospitality industry

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Service Description

I have many years of experience working on a wide variety of design projects, I'm very creative and have a keen eye for detail. I provide a high quality of service to my clients and always meet requested deadlines. I also have a very good knowledge of Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.

I currently work on a variety of projects which include magazine design, brochures, catalogues, logos and corporate identity, adverts, posters, recipe books and much more. Please have a look at my portfolio to get an idea of the projects I have worked on.

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Janine Wait Graphic Design
Freelance Graphic Designer
2007 - Present
I am currently a freelance designer working on a wide range of projects which include the design of magazines, recipe books, logos, brochures, adverts, catalogues, posters, wine labels etc.
Caxton Publishing
Art Director
2003 - 2007
Employed as Art Director on Living & Loving magazine (a Parenting and baby magazine)
Profit Partnership
Graphic Designer
2001 - 2003
Employed as a Graphic Designer on a number of corporate magazines, Annual Reports, Employee Reports etc. Some clients included: Sasol, Volkswagen, Nashua, Liberty Life, Murray & Roberts, Pick n...
Inhaus Design
Graphic Designer
2000 - 2001
Employed as a Graphic Designer at a small design company, designing everything and anything!
Freewind Publications
Art Director
1992 - 2000
Employed as Art Director on Blush magazine (a magazine for teen girls)


Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
National Diploma Graphic Design
1989 - 1992
Collegiate High School for Girls
Senior Certificate Matriculation
1984 - 1988
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