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Summary

I am a talented Multimedia Designer, Developer, & Creative Thinker with much experience in web, print, art direction, project management, as well as internet marketing. 

I have excellent interpersonal skills and feel that I am a dynamic team player; accustomed to performing in deadline-driven environments, working within budget requirements, as well as quality requirements.

I have over 10 years experience in the creative & advertising industries throughout South Africa; working in leading agencies,  an industry leading domestic airline, as well as, both local & international clients through my freelance work. 

I am well versed on both Microsoft Windows & Mac platforms. 

Work History

Floodlight Studios

Jan 2016Present

UX/UI Designer & Front-End Developer

Conversation LAB

Feb 2014Jan 2016

Senior Front-End Developer

As the senior front-end developer I was responsible for leading a team, project management, planning strategies as well as working hands-on with a number of local and international brands along with working closely with award winning local agencies and international FMCG companies.

Projects include:

http://www.wayne-safety.com

http://www.more4momz.com

http://www.environskincare.com

http://www.varsitycollege.co.za

Clients include:

• Environ

• Sunlight

• BBF Safety Group

• Mr Price

• Joekels

pilotfish digital

20072008

Designer

Responsibilities:

I was responsible for the design & development for a number of both HTML & Flash websites, online banners, Microsoft SharePoint 2007 & internal web & print projects.

Clients include:

• Zimbali Coastal Resorts

• IFA Resorts

• Legend Golf Resort

• Pilsner Urquell

• Land Rover Gear

• Virgin Mobile

• Vodacom

• NIVEA

• Unilever

• Deloitte

• Hulamin

• Rainbow Chickens

• Bond Choice

Projects that I was involved in:

http://www.zimbali.co.za

http://www.fairmontzimbali.co.za

http://www.legendgolfsafari.com

http://www.golfshootout.co.za

http://www.landrovergear.co.za

http://www.rainbowchickens.co.za

http://www.hulamin.co.za

http://www.spheredesign.co.za

http://www.bondchoice.co.za

RM Web Studio

20062008

Designer/Developer

I got my break into the industry through RM Web Studio.
I worked here while still in college and gained much experience through working with the owners; Martin & Rinda Mcarthur.

Responsibilities:

I was responsible for the planning, strategy, design, development & user testing of all websites, online banners, email newsletters, logo & business card design, client liason, as well as, PHP database development; including Joomla websites.

levon.co.za

2002Present

Owner

With my freelance work, I am involved in a number of different areas which include;

• Website Design & Development

• Mobile Website Design & Development

• PHP Database Development

• Corporate Identity

• Campaign Planning & Strategy

• Social Media

• Custom Content Management System Development

• Online Marketing

• Search Engine Optimisation

Although I have not had the time to devote to my freelance work since I have had full time positions throughout, I have been fortunate enough to have worked with some very large local & international companies & corporations.

Some of these include:

• Lehmann Brothers (International)

• Conceptlink Consulting (International)

• Motorola (International)

• Eco Balance Landscaping cc (Local)

• Avis Car Hire (Local)

• 36 Degrees (Local)

• Umoya Development - Zimbali (Local)

• The Sandstone Story (Local)

Skills

• Wordpress

• HTML5

• CSS3

• jQuery

• Javascript

• PHP

• Angular

• mySQL

• Web Hosting Services

• Photoshop

• Fireworks

• Illustrator

• InDesign

• After Effects

• Macromedia Freehand

• Microsoft SharePoint 2007/2010

• Microsoft Visual Studio

Administration Software:

• Microsoft Word

• Microsoft Excel

• Microsoft PowerPoint

• Adobe Acrobat

• Slack

• GitHub

Education

Damelin

20052006

Multimedia Design & Technology