Bristol, United Kingdom
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I’m a designer from South Africa and I am currently living in Bristol in the UK.

I am a strategic thinker, who uses my skills in visual (UI) design, research, design-thinking and branding to make great ideas become a reality. I have worked with large businesses, small agencies and start-ups to create digital experiences (apps, websites and marketing) for a variety of industries ranging from banking to insurance and even a chat-bot app for a business behavioural consultancy.


Employment and project experience

Nationwide Building Society – Bristol, United Kingdom
Senior UI Design Consultant
AUG 2018 – MAR 2020
I was part of a team responsible for designing the Open Banking and Fraud solutions for the Nationwide Building Society mobile banking app (No 12 best rated finance app on the App Store). I was also the lead designer iterating on and improving the usability of the Nationwide Banking App for one and a half years.

I was part of the internal startup team that worked on the MVP for the future mobile banking app. I also worked on the team to develop the future consumer facing website and contributing to the Nationwide design system.

Absa Bank - Freethinking – Johannesburg, South Africa
Senior UI Design Consultant
SEPT 2017 – MAY 2018
Responsible for identifying the problems of and improving the user experience of the absa.co.za website (Absa was one of South Africa’s biggest banks formerly known as Barclays Africa) for users while keeping business requirements in mind. Responsible for the redesign of the absa.africa group website incorporating the new Absa brand.

Lucky Beard – Centurion, South Africa
Senior UX/UI Designer
JUN 2017 – AUG 2017
Responsible for the design of a mobile app for a business consultancy working with major brands such as Phillip Morris International.

Punk – Johannesburg, South Africa
Senior UX/UI Designer
JAN 2017 – MAY 2017
Responsible for overseeing the development of an augmented reality experience for Siemens, development of a visual identity system for Visa and mentoring junior designers.

Isobar – Johannesburg, South Africa
Senior Digital Designer
JAN 2015 – DEC 2016
Responsible for the concept development and design of a variety of digital marketing and social media campaigns for Nike, Huawei and Kellogg’s. Redesigned the user-experience of the resort group Sun Hotels’ website.

Gloo – Johannesburg, South Africa
Digital Designer
OCT 2012 – DEC 2014
Responsible for the concept development and design of a variety of digital marketing and social media campaigns for First National Bank, BMW, Vodacom and Mini.


Qualifications
2009
Ba visual communication
Open window school of
visual communication

Certifications
Oct 2017 - Dec 2017
Human-computer interaction
Interaction design foundation

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Standard Rate:
$480 per day ($60 per hour)

Industry Experience:
Computers & Electronics, Financial Services, Media & Entertainment

Gear & Software Experience:
Sketch ( Expert )
Adobe Illustrator ( Expert )
Adobe Photoshop ( Intermediate )
InVision ( Expert )
Adobe After Effects ( Beginner )
MailChimp ( Beginner )
WordPress ( Beginner )

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