Recently relocated to Doornpoort, Pretoria North, South Africa.
Available for freelance graphic design opportunities, short-term or long-term remote working opportunities that can be done from any location for an indefinite period of time. Access to industry recognized legal Adobe Design Packages on my workstation.
Basic 3 to 5 page web design requests can be accommodated for, but not e-commerce sites. SAFREA recommended rates, rules and regulations apply to all freelance projects.
Consideration will be given to part-time or contract positions which will assist in skill development opportunities in other employment sectors, especially in the health or photographic sectors, as well as in other employment sectors.
Invitations to submit employment applications Internationally, especially in Canada and New Zealand, for future consideration when Covid-19 lock-downs is not restricting traveling arrangements, will be welcomed.
Experienced Graphic Designer with over 20 years of service in DTP, typesetting. graphic design, pre-press technician and graphic reproduction sectors in newspaper, property advertising and printing industry.
Proficient in corrugated and plastic packaging design, FMCG labeling design, flexographic design, pre-press preparation, product and occasional event photography, photo post-processing, colour grading and image manipulation on both PC and Apple Systems, being previously an Apple Accredited Software Support Specialist.
Previously an enthusiastic team leader eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational and data capturing skills. Clear understanding of pre-press, costing and deadline management, mostly working through Esko, Prinergy, Sage and Adobe Packages.
Diligent and meticulous professional commended for quickly and accurately learning new procedures, and adjusting to changing work variables and situations, as well as learning to operate new Software Packages reasonably fast.
Amateur photographer with full understanding and working knowledge of Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop and Skylum packages, as well as previously volunteering to photograph headstones in cemeteries for submission to eGGSA for genealogy research indexing.
Occasionally asked to take photos at events or functions. I am not a professional photographer as I do not really earn an income from photography, although I enjoy doing it.
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