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Resumé

Personal Qualities

Able to work collaboratively in a team & be a leader when need be, excellent communication skills, attention to detail, enthusiastic, passionate, hard working, adapting to new environments, quick learner and great organisational & time management skills.

Design Strengths

Branding, promotional material and typography. Able to use both traditional mediums and digital software to create the most effective solution to the design brief. Experience in both print and digital mediums.

Education

Curtin University (AU)
Bachelor of Arts (Creative Advertising & Graphic Design)
2014 – 2016 ​

Experiences

The Jam Jar (AU)

Graphic Designer April 2019 - February 2020

Started off on this role full-time freelancing for a month for a transition period between designers. Being the only designer in the agency helped me switch mindsets between jobs and clients without hesitation, managing workloads and learning that where sacrifice is needed, there is a reward. Role involves a variation of workloads, from quick turnarounds, heavy new business stationery to website builds and Social Media ads.​

Foote, Cone & Belding - FCB (NZ)​

Junior Mac Operator July 2017 - June 2018 (Redundancy) Freelance Designer Late July & August 2018

Being a part of the retail studio team under the guidance of the team leader, suits, art directors and creatives to produce advertisements for a number of well-known large New Zealand clients such as Noel Leeming, Mitre 10 and Vodafone. Role involved creating a high volume of print, with setting up jobs to be print ready as well as digital based work.​

Lagardère Travel Retail (NZ)

Junior Graphic Designer February 2017 - July 2017 (Maternity leave cover. Permanent Full Time Contract)

Working in a very high paced business running Aelia Duty Free in aiding visuals to promote products on sale, sticking to deadlines from buyers and vendors, working on a large workload for both AU & NZ stores. Role involved creating a huge volume of print based work and digital work in support of the online website content.

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