designbuoy ~ creative lifesaving www.behance.net/designbuoy As a designer I love to collaborate with people, using the creative process to find new ideas and innovative solutions to design challenges, I call this ~ creative lifesaving. I am passionate about People, Creativity, Design, Innovation, Technology & South Africa. SERVICES Creative Direction (Ideation) Brand Design (Strategy & Development) Product Design (Strategy & Development) Digital Design (UX & UI / User Experience & User Interface) Mobile Application Design (iOS, Android & Windows Phone) Game Design (Mobile Devices) Print Design (Graphic Design) Illustration (Traditional & Digital) Visualisation (Information Design) DESIGNBUOY | CREATIVE LIFESAVING DESIGN Studio www.designbuoy.co.za DESIGN Experience www.linkedin.com/in/designbuoy DESIGN Portfolio www.behance.net/designbuoy DESIGN Sensibility www.pinterest.com/designbuoy DESIGN Thoughts twitter - designbuoy WORK ETHIC | BUSINESS ETIQUETTE | AVAILABILITY I am a very approachable individual, forthcoming and open to engage with people. I am also a professional designer, I conduct myself and schedule my time like a professional design studio. In a business relationship I follow appropriate business etiquette and schedule meetings accordingly. I am available on Skype / Gmail during studio hours and I will always make myself available to communicate with my clients. I am available for short, medium and long-term projects and I am always interested in new project opportunities. 08:00am - 12:00pm | 02:00pm - 06:00pm | Cape Town (UTC +2) North America | Europe | South Africa | Asia | Australasia
Entrepreneurial executive with more than 15 years of experience managing operations, sales, direct response marketing and personnel. Adept at driving growth of company revenues and improving sales-team performance. Exceptional mentor and coach. Tenacious in building new business, securing customer loyalty, and forging strong relationships with external business partners. Big Picture thinker, talented and driven to impact bottom line while ensuring staff compliance with enterprise standards, procedures and regulations.
• Over seventeen years of experience in print and digital design • Specialize in the define, concept and design phases of the User Experience • Emphasis on UI and Interaction design driven by UX principles • Experience designing UI/UX mobile and tablet apps for iOS and Android • Experience designing UI/UX for websites and web apps • Advanced CS as well as intermediate HTML and CSS skill Specialties: Graphic Design, User Interface Design, User Experience Design, Interaction Design
A highly professional individual with over 13 years experienced who thoroughly enjoys all aspects of Information technology and technical support. I have the skills and aptitude to support and implement technology over a wide variety of platforms and can offer a wide range of services. I am the creator and owner of the one of the largest IT certification forums on the internet www.certforums.com and have over 10 years experience of working with vBulletin. I can provide installation, upgrade, template desgn and backup services for many popular scripts including vBulletin, Drupal, Wordpress, phpbb, Xenforo, Joomla and many more.
In the resent 4 years I have help design both large and small civil projects using AutoCAD Civil 3D. Project types include city water systems well, river and reservoir feed both transmission and distribution. Subdivision with site layout, survey work integration, sewer, water, roads and power. Highway reconstruction and slide repair. I have managed a 17 member CAD system including civil, architectural, electrical, landscaping and surveying, setting up network that feed standards, file systems, support files, templates, and styles. Creating a consistent and efficient design environment. I also have experience as an artist both traditional hand drawn art (graphite and color-pencil) and digital 2D raster and vector, 3D realistic.
I am an experienced market watcher, armchair economist, trader, writer and blogger. I have been working in the field of online content generation and management for over five years and am extensively published. My focus is broad, I write, manage and edit content for several websites and am always looking for the next project. I provide the highest quality work, with the quickest turnaround possible and strive to leave every completely satisfied.
I am a 2D/3D animator, designer and illustrator. I creates simple, concise and powerful ANIMATED VIDEOS. I am expert in: . Explainer Videos . Motion Graphics . Character Animation . Whiteboard Animation . Infographics . Typography . App Demo Videos . Slide Shows . Presentation . Product Video . 3D Animation
For the past 30 years, my writing experience has included a wide variety of genres - from humorous newspaper columns to screenplays and stage plays, from video scripts to commercials. When possible and appropriate, I've tended to focus more and more on humor. In the future, I hope to continue to explore the effectiveness of humor in communications, both in business and in the arts .
Over the last 8 years, I have created a wide range of iPhone apps interfaces and iPhone/Android Games, logos, icons and all that expensive and cheap stuff as par user requirements by using Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash and so many other 2d and 3d softwares, including sites for startup companies and small businesses. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a design project, and I am seeking opportunities to build design from the ground up for you or your business. I also have some experience in the following areas: Sketching, Designing, Creating, Enhancing & Animation.
In my long career, I've developed expertise in a number of areas, especially communication (written and oral), human resources, sales, administrative services, and related disciplines. One of my greatest strengths is analyzing jobs or tasks and breaking them down into their component parts, then making routines of them so that they can be easily replicated. I am very experienced in business communication and am developing a portfolio of writing in more contemporary topics.