Résumé

Work
Experience

2018 - Present

Art Director - iXandro Creative

Co-mmunicating.
Co-operating.
Co-llaborating

Co-working.

I love coming together with other people to contribute with expertise and knowledge for the benefit of the shared set of goals and objectives. It's all about the meaning of the 'co' words, the essence of teamwork and working in groups to create an impact and learn.

2015 - 2018

Knowledge Worker - PwC

Scribing and visualising conversations graphically on the whiteboard and on foam core - followed by digital renderings to produce icons, images, illustrations, typography and diagrams for better visual communication.

2012 - 2015

Graphic Design Lecturer - Study Group

As a teacher at Martin College, I trained students in their understanding of graphic design principles that motivates and inspires. I facilitate in their learning of the creative process from concept through to final production in the following areas:
• Packaging
• Typography
• Advertising
• Media planning and scheduling
• Digital Prepress
• Layout and Print Production
• Adobe Photoshop
• Adobe InDesign
• Adobe Illustrator
• Web design

2011 - 2012

Art Director - 121 Creative

At 121 Creative Circular Quay, I assisted clients with a range of creative services including branding, signage, print design, websites, and marketing support for the city's financial institutions. There was no limit to the creativity as we always provided something different to impress the client who in turn continued to provide our studio with more work. 

Education

2019 - 2021

Western Sydney University |
Master of Teaching - Secondary

Recently I received NESA Conditional Teacher accreditation. Just my final Practicum to do.

2018 - 2019

RMIT University | Graduate Certificate in Marketing

RMIT has an incredible reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education.

1995 - 1998

The University of Technology Sydney | Bachelor of Education - Vocational

UTS has a rich learning environment that prepares graduates for a borderless workplace.

Skills
& Expertise

  • Design and Technology - within the Technological & Applied Studies (TAS) area.

  • Graphics and Multimedia - can be located in either TAS or within CAPA faculty.

  • Information and Software Technology

  • Industrial Technology syllabus

  • 25 years of experience in the industry as a graphic designer and art director.

  • 10 years as a TAFE teacher.

  • 5 years in a private design college.

  • Certified Adobe Trainer.