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André Swanepoel

Graphic Designer and Front-end Web Developer

A LITTLE ABOUT ME

Hello. I am a Graphic Designer. a Web Designer. a Front-end Developer. an Illustrator. a Desktop Publisher. a coffee lover.
I live in the Greater Johannesburg, South Africa.
I am passionate about Modernistic and Trending Graphic and Web Design.

SERVICES

Web Design

I design super cool websites. From stunning and breathtaking photography websites, all the way to professional and functional corporate business websites..

Graphic Design

I tend to all your graphic needs, from simple brochures all the way through to fully market researched and developed Corporate Identities. I have extensive experience in DTP and Packaging design.

All Platforms

The designs I finish, are ready for all platforms. Graphics in all formats and retina ready, where websites are fully resposive and retina ready to be displayed in mint detail for all platforms.

Project Management

I have strong project management skills. Managing a team of designers or even just great time management, I have the experience and skill set to keep every project on track, from start to launch!

WORK PROCESS

IDEA

CONCEPT

DESIGN

DEVELOP

TEST

LAUNCH

CLIENTS

MY WORKS

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Custom Photo Editing

Custom Photo Editing Campaign

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3D Concept Creation

3D Concept Creation Campaigns

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ACDC Dynamics/Express

Marketing Material Design

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Info-Graphs

Infographic Design

LET'S GET IN TOUCH

André J. Swanepoel

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andre@awesomeandre.tk

+27 84 964 9758

Johannesburg, South Africa

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LOCATION

WORK HISTORY

2008

Graphic Designer and Front-end Web Developer

Freelance | 2008 - Present

Freelancing Graphic Designer and Front-end Developer for beautiful Websites!

2014

IconFinder Community Contributor

On the side | 2014 - Present

Community contributor of great custom and free icons for themed and custom website usage. I continuously produce and share great icons to this global contributor website. Some icons are free and others have a small price. Depending on the quality and licensing of course.

Find all of them here:

And by all means, say hi :)

2014

Digital Portfolio Manager

Dimension Data | 2014 - Present

Overseeing all digital projects from emailers, microsites, e-cards, digital banners to all web content. Having to make sure it adheres to very strict corporate identity guidelines and restriction of every internal business unit. Outsourcing of overloaded work and making sure projects proceed according to strict timelines. Digital content produced by Creative Services are managed and overseen by me. I report to the Head of Creative Services, Tim Gildenhuys, and work very close with the owner and founder of our "go-to" agency Daniel Snyman, making sure we have the right resources and skills in the team to complete projects, within budget, on deadline at highest of quality. Excellence through every step!

2013

Head Designer | Head of Corporate Identity

Professional Ethics consultant | 2013 - 2014

Designing of all company artwork, for internal and external use. I needed to bring forth viable concepts for the company website and also to design and launch the company website. I was also responsible for the upkeep and update of the company look. This included the whole corporate identity and the company website. I had to design and develope the entire marketing look of the company, from social media artwork through to business cards and other marketing material.

2011

Head Designer

ACDC Dynamics | 2011 - 2012

Designing of all required artwork by the company and their clients and all brands within ACDC dynamics. Strategic thinking and very fine time management was crucial to all designers and success of the art department.

2010

Designer and UX Designer

Above the line media (ATLM) | 2010 - 2011

In charge of creation and upkeep of the Corporate Identity as well as the interface and User Experience design of the Application they launched. I was also in charge of all internal used and needed graphics for presentations and tenders and documents.

2010

Graphic Designer

About Concepts | 2010

Create all marketing and internal artwork needed for the functioning of the sales and marketing of About Concepts.

2009

Graphic Designer

Alchemy Media | 2009 - 2010

Create all marketing and internal artwork needed for the functioning of the sales and marketing of Alchemy Media.

2009

Background Actor (Featured Extra)

Binnelanders (TV Series) | 2009

Acting on set with other background actors to fill the scenes. Also interacting with main Actors from time to time.

Volunteer Experience

2014

Athlete

IMPI Challenge | 2014

Children Charity: completed an obsticle course to collect money for Amadea Safety home for children.

2013

Graphic Designer

Bringing Hope | 2013

Probono Designs at Bringing Hope; Children Charity

EDUCATION HISTORY

2009

Multi-media Digital Visual Arts (MDVA)

Unisa | 2007 - 2009

Activities and Societies: Form and Motion Research Team, Activity management, Assitance to Publishing of Student Show reels

2006

Matriculated

Jochem van Bruggen Private | 2006

Activities and Societies: Chess team coordinator, Rugby, Athletics, Fine Arts

DEVELOPMENT SKILLS

HTML5

CSS3

jQuery

Wordpress

Javascript

PHP & MySql

DESIGN SKILLS

Fireworks

Photoshop

Illustrator

InDesign

Corporate Identities

UI Design

UX Design

DTP

Packaging Design

TESTIMONIALS

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Client Smalldoc & Bigdoc & Krousteyn Beleggings.

Wow, he is quite the designer. He's designs from concepts were spot on. I am very satisfied

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Client Marketing Co-ordinator

Brilliant ideas, with the skill set to pull off the job. Well Done!!

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ClientHead of Art Department

I give all the big projects to him, that is how confident I am in his skill set.

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