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Joanne U. | Elance
 
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Joanne U.

Senior Graphic Designer/Art Director
   South Africa
Cape Town
  |  7:27 am Local Time

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Minimum Hourly Rate $7

I am a senior designer with 11 years experience. I have designed over 30+ magazine titles from retail to contract titles. My experience is not limited to magazines. I have done the design work for many marketing projects and events along the years (promotions, wobblers, advertorials, banners, posters, invites).
I have also designed adverts, personal invitations such as wedding invitations, birthday invitations and printable themed decor, baby shower invitations and printable decor. My other skills include photo retouching, deep etching,...

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When accepting a new job I would like to start off with a skype chat and briefing. I would love to meet and greet. Then I will start with a first draft to see if I'm on the right track then from there we can do changes and finalize art work.

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Media 24 Tuis&Home homemag.co.za & tuis.co.za
Senior Designer/Art Director
2011 - Present
I was excited to join Tuis&Home magazine as Senior Designer because this was the perfect magazine to work on in this stage of my life. It is my great topic of interest as I own my own home and my...
Media Nova www.medianova.co.za
Medium Weight Designer
2006 - 2011
Hired to work on Property magazine. I was responsible for the styling, conceptualizing and designing of editorial through to final execution. I checked pictures, and all supplied material, styled...
Condé Nast Independent Magazines (Pty) Ltd GQ maga
Medium Weight Designer
2006 - 2006
Hired to work on GQ magazine. I worked closely with the senior designer. I was responsible for the design and layout of all promotional material, advertorials and sections of the magazine. I was...
Picasso/Avusa Media www.picasso.co.za
Medium Weight Designer
2005 - 2006
Hired by Picasso/Avusa Media as junior designer and then 7 months later promoted to mediumweight editorial designer. My work there included working on 24 magazines a real diversity of publications....
RamsayMedia Wine Magazine www.ramsaymedia.co.za
Junior Designer
2005 - 2005
I was contracted with RamsayMedia (Pty) Ltd. I assisted at Wine Magazine and Hotel & Restaurant. I gained valuable experience in publishing, book design and repro. Having done three books (Wine...

Education

Crede Graphic Communication Academy Course
Crede Graphic Communication Academy Course
2004 - Present
Ruth Prowse School of Art
III Year Diploma in Graphic Design
2003 - 2004
Concept Interactive
One Year Digital Design Diploma
2002 - 2002
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Indesign
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packaging
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