• Sean M
  • Graphic Designer
  • Last/current workplace: DEGREE HEAT
  • 51 years old from Scotland Island, NSW

Introduction

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Employment History

  • DEGREE HEAT

    • Jan 2011 - Current
    Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat, Quickcut, Keynote and many more. Dual platform design experience (Mac & PC). 360 DEGREE HEAT 2011 - present Member/Freelance MAIN CLIENT BASE: • 360 DEGREE MARKETING: Developing excellence through innovative & creative concepts across all media. Developing and frame creative concepts according to brief requirements. Communicating design visions and rationale clearly to clients and design teams. Involved in developing the clients culture and quality standards LIQUOR STAX (ADVERTISING COLLATERAL) (BILLBOARDS) MMAXFIT (MMA FITNESS CAMPAIGN AND WEBSITE) (TRAVEL) LAST MAN STANDING (BRANDING AND PRODUCT ADVERTISING DEVELOPMENT & WEBSITE)
  • EMERGENCY ROOM DESIGN

    • Jan 2006 - Jan 2011
    EMERGENCY ROOM DESIGN (THE ER) Member MAIN CLIENT BASE: • MUGG & BEAN RESTAURANTS (International) - (Super brand): Agency/supplier of the year award - 2008 handling project work and local/international store marketing/branding through out the RSA region and internationally. • AIGP (Grand Prix): Handled International racing event reports. • TIGER LINE EVENT MARKETING: Event related items. • SA GOLF TRADER (GOLFING MAGAZINE): Layout and design. • EMPEROR'S PALACE (CEASARS PALACE CASINO'S): Menu design and development, art direction on photo shoots. • ABSA BANK: Incentive programmes (head office). • NEDBANK (NEDCOR): Retail literature, incentive programmes (national). • INVESTEC PROPERTY: High end brochures for major developments in Rosebank (Johannesburg).
  • AMERICAN INSURANCE GROUP

    • Jan 2004 - Dec 2005
    NINE YARDS MARKETING Freelance/Studio Manager • AIG (AMERICAN INSURANCE GROUP) Corporate design, internal brochures, product support brochures, z folds, structured solution presentation stands, banners, multimedia presentation cds (creative direction), corporate governance brochures, policy wordings, AIG online presentation packs, product ads, logo development and basic copy writing. • JHI RETAIL SHOPPING CENTRES (PIC): Mega City, Garankuwa City, Temba City, Central City. Handling promotional campaigns (brainstorming design strategies - conceptualising, designing and finishing for repro. Bill boards, teaser posters, posters, leaflets, entry forms, design of strategic reports, liasing with strategists and copy writers, advitorials for tabloids and ads.
  • ORIGIN

    • Jan 1999 - Jan 2004
    ORIGIN 8 DESIGN Member COMPANY PROFILE Origin 8 Design specialise in the development and execution of creative design projects and all print requirements. We service a wide range of corporate and medium size companies as follows: • SABMILLER (SABreweries): Various instore promotions (Castle Draught, Amstel, Heinken, Redds). Siyazi "We know" campaign (CRM) programme, to improve gross profits within the SABMILLER North region. • NEDBANK: Various internal incentive programmes - posters, internal educational material, retail product magazines, illustration and cartooning. • AIR TRAFFIC AND NAUTICAL SERVICES (ATNS): Product brochures, leaflets, calendars. • ROCHE PHARMACEUTICALS: Detailers, specialised dye cut brochures, leaflets. Aids awareness Campaign for the greater Johannesburg/Gauteng, campaign awarded first prize in Gauteng area. • HAGGIE RAND (SCAW METALS): Magazine ads, leaflets, corporate brochure, logo development. • KIA MOTORS: Car product brochures. • REEBOK SPORTS CLOTHING: Apparel brochures. • IMPERIAL FLEET GROUP: 20/20 -birthday celebration campaign - 3d gift, competition, brochures, tags, online incentives, teasers and cartooning.
  • NEW WORLD COMMUNICATIONS

    • Jan 1997 - Jan 1999
    Freelance NEW WORLD COMMUNICATIONS Through the line advertising company • DAIRYBELL: Packaging and point of sale material. • TELKOM (Telstra): Corporate folders and letter covers for SA swimming championships. • MICROSOFT: Presentation stands posters, presentation folders. • NYTOL (Pharmaceuticals): Full campaign and competitions. • HOLLARD MEDICAL SCHEME: Select health care (product brochures). J WALTER THOMPSON Mainstream advertising company • SAFETY TYRE: (Saint campaign) tactical ads, branding, leaflets, posters. HOT DOGS INC. Through the line advertising company • SASKO SAM: Kiddies brochures. HEADSCAPE ADVERTISING Through the line advertising company • SYMANTEC: CD designs, brochures. • SPCA: Brochures and sight plans. • MTN (OPTUS): Brochures, leaflets, ads, logo devlopment. THE MOLE HOLE Design studio/dtp • FRIENDLY GROCER: Ads and brochures. • VODACOM (OPTUS): Event related design. MARR INTERNATIONAL Pharmaceutical agency WIDE VARIETY: Detailers, brochures, gondola ends wobblers, bunting.
  • BALLARD JACOBS ADVERTISING

    • Jan 1995 - Jan 1997
    BALLARD JACOBS ADVERTISING Head Designer, Below the Line Art Director NATIONAL BRANDS (FMCG) • HINDS SPICES: Trade presenters (Awarded SPADA). • TRINCO TEA: "Boxing Clever campaign" Trade presenter, posters, leaflets, entry forms (Special mention, SPADA). • FIVE ROSES TEA: National campaign, (Ad awarded 2nd place in The SA Marketing Mix Magazine). • PACKO PICKLES: Trade presenters. • KOFFIEHUIS (COFFEE HOUSE): Ads, trade presenters. • GAME: Sports drinks, relaunch national campaign from cans to plastic sports drink bottle poppers.
  • THE ART BOX

    • Jan 1991 - Jan 1995
    THE ART BOX (Logistical Technologies) Medium Weight Designer, Head Designer, Studio Manager • SAMCOR FORD/MAZDA: Retail product ranges for the Ford Bantam and Mazda, art direction on extensive photo shoots. • SADF: (Armscor) (South African Defense Force) Design collateral (security clearance). • SAAF: (South African Air Force) (security clearance), assisted in the Rooivalk (Red Falcon attack helicopter) international presentation pitch manuals and other design collateral for on board weaponary. • GILI AGRICULTURE: Campaign material. • DUETZ FAHR: Campaign, branding. • CWI WIRE: National wide "WOW" campaign. • ABB POWERTECH: National brochures and design collateral. PROGRAMMES/EXPERIENCE • FREEHAND MX • KNOWLEDGE OF CORAL DRAW • INDESIGN • KNOWLEDGE IN KEYNOTE • PHOTOSHOP • KNOWLEDGE IN EDGE ANIMATE • ILLUSTRATOR • KNOWLEDGE IN WIX • KNOWLEDGE IN MICROSOFT SUITE • KNOWLEDGE IN SOCIAL MEDIA • EXTENSIVE KNOWLEDGE IN LITHO/DIGITAL PRINT • STRONG IN CLIENT LIASONS • PROFICIENT ON BOTH MAC AND PC PLATFORMS • EXPERIENCE IN CORP. WEAR • BASIC COPYWRITING/PAYOFF LINE ABILITY • CARTOON AND ILLUSTRATING
  • PRESENTATION STANDS AND EVENTING

    • Jan 1990 - Dec 1990
    • EXPERIENCE IN PRESENTATION STANDS AND EVENTING • STUDIO MANAGEMENT • INSCAPE COLLEGE (Johannesburg) 1990 GRAPHIC DESIGN DIPLOMA

Skills

  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Graphic Design

Certificates

  • Diploma of Graphic Design