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Art and Learning has always been central in my life.

Since studying a BA in Fine Art, I've developed a passion for creatively communicating ideas to a wide spectrum of audiences. I've worked in the fields of fine art, design, photography, marketing and most recently education and e-learning.

I’m happiest when I am able to use my wide range of skills to be a part of the inception, facilitation, monitoring and execution of a creative or education-based project.

My aim is to further explore and grow in the fields of design and learning.

Work experience

Mar 2014Present


Hubble Studios

Currently working as a designer for Hubble studios where my job description is a combination of the following:

  • Graphic Designer 
  • UI & UX Designer
  • Front-end web designer
  • Instructional designer
  • In-house photographer
  • Learning mill & Content development facilitator

Contact: Project manager Miriam Zoeller on e-mail [email protected] or cell 076 211 5432 

Mar 2011Feb 2014

Teacher, EFL (English as a Foreign Language)

EPIK (English program in Korea)

During my time in South Korea, I was a full-time EFL teacher at an all-boys public middle school and part-time EFL teacher for adults and high school students.
Main duties included:

  • Designing course content & structured project-based learning activities 
  • Teaching phonics, pronunciation & conversational English
  • Teaching Science and Science experiments in English

Contact: Unfortunately I have no contact with the school I previously taught at, and even if you get a hold of them, they may not speak English! However, please see my references for a better idea of my time spent there.

Jul 2011Jul 2013

Regional Moderator for the RPDP (Regional professional development program)

Chungcheongbuk-do Office of Education
  • Facilitated training workshops for new and experienced EPIK EFL teachers via monthly meetings.

Please see my reference from my supervisor whom I reported directly to: Leonard van Minnen  [email protected]

Jan 2007Jan 2011

Photographer, freelance

  • Photographed various events, weddings and portraits for private clients.
  • Ran my own small business


Visual Impact
  • Designed all print-media and some web media for Visual Impact, a broadcasting rental company.
  • Photographed new equipment, shot 'pack shots', events, company portraits etc.
  • Collaborated with the marketing manager on designing and running social media campaigns to boost company sales online.

Contact: My manager at the time, Calvyn du Toit on [email protected] or 072 090 0138


Design Intern


I was fortunate to land an internship with Inkfish design. I already had a good grip on Adobe Photoshop, but added to the scope by learning the basics of Indesign (page layout software) and Illustrator (Vector illustration software). Mrs. and Mr. Mccreadie included me in discussions about their business and I also met with clients during this internship.
Skills learnt:

  • Creating and editing design work according to client’s needs.
  • Page layout, flyers, brochures, business cards, & web design.
  • Photography on assignment

Contact: My manager at the time, Suzan Mccreadie on [email protected] 


Discourse of Photography lecturer

City Varsity
  • Taught and facilitated discussions on photography discourse (history, philosophy, theory &  current issues) to 1st and 2nd year students.
  • Sourced & compiled material to teach, created and marked research projects, exam questions and final-year photographic exhibitions.

Contact: Head of photography at the time, Jenny Altschuler on [email protected]


Assistant manager

Rocklands B & B

During my time at university,I helped out at our family business during my breaks. If my parents were away I was entrusted with the management of the business. Skills I learnt during this time include:

  • Administrative & secretarial skills: processing and answering e-mails in a courteous manner & attending to telephone queries from tourists.
  • I also inherited a strong sense of hospitality whilst performing my duty of welcoming guests, making breakfast and ensuring the high-quality service that loyal customers expected from the Rocklands Bed and Breakfast brand.

Contact: Annaline Strydom on 0722351514 or [email protected] 



BA Fine Art

University of Cape Town

Studied at U.C.T for 4 years where I graduated in Fine Art with distinction for studio work. During this time I worked with various media and specialised in photography. I was also part of the catalogue committee which included assisting in raising funds to publish our own professional catalogue, designing posters for fund-raising events and being solely responsible for photographing all 4th year graduates' work.



The Knowledge Workshop

Completed a 100 hour (50 hours practical, 50 hours theory) Teaching English as a Foreign Language course in preparation for teaching in South Korea.



University of Pennsylvania

Completed a very illuminating short course through on 'gamification'
"Gamification typically involves applying game design thinking to non-game applications to make them more fun and engaging." This course taught me about behavioural psychology and what motivates people to engage with content. I've incorporated many of the practical 'gamification' elements into my classes and instructional design work.


Web design
Hand-drawn illustration/painting
Instructional design