Art Director – Farmer’s Weekly
February 2014 – Present
> Overseeing the design department to ensure the flow of work between myself and the design team.
> Ensuring all necessary design work meet the requisite standards.
> Time management of weekly and daily deadlines.
>Ensuring that departmental deadlines are met.
> Finalising and signing off the magazine for print and digital issues.
> Drawing up the magazine’s pagination in conjunction with the different departments.
> Responsible for the look and feel, layout and design of the magazine and its brand.
> Layout of features and regular articles.
> Designing advertisements and material for the magazine’s promotions, tours and conferences, as well as for advertisers.
> Responsible for all brand extended properties such as the Agribusiness Africa Conference.
Referents: Denene Erasmus (Editor) email@example.com
Member of the Programme Advisory Committee – CTU Training Solutions
> Participate in developing and giving feedback on the course material and learning outcomes for the diploma in visual communication programme.
Referents: Steyn Pretorius (Head of Department) firstname.lastname@example.org
Part-time lecturer and course developer – Vega School
July 2016 – November 2017 and September 2018
> Lecturing final year design students on illustration skills.
This module focuses on applying conceptual problem-solving and illustration techniques and skills.
> Consulting with students to assist them in keeping to project requirements, deadlines and outcomes, and helping them improve relevant skills.
> Develop learning outcomes, module material, activities, projects and marking rubrics for first and second year Illustration.
Referents: Dr Yolandi Burger (Programme navigator) email@example.com
Graphic Designer – Farmer’s Weekly
February 2012 – February 2014 (Promoted to Art Director)
> Responsible for the layout of features and articles, photo editing and designing advertisements for clients.
Referents: Denene Erasmus (Editor)