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Work experience

Prior to going solo, I worked at a variety of agencies which helped broaden my scope.

:: Paton Tupper Assoc.

Skills : Principles for brand development in areas like POS, POP and Corporate Branding

:: Jansen Graphics

Skills : Packaging Design

:: Carter and a Couple

Skills : Print Media and Design

:: Freelanced for SBBW, Gitam BBDO, The Agency, Bonsai

Skills required were concept through to design and prepress

Apr 2008Present

Designer

Functionline Visual Media

:: Microstocker and freelancer

:: Creative thinker and solution provider for your brand

Dec 2007Present

Fine Artist

Tami Roos

Celebrating the beauty of Fine Art after spending more than 10 years in the advertising industry. Reconnecting with my love of art. I was classically trained at the National School of the Arts before studying Graphic Design.

:: Available for commissions in a variety of mediums from pencil, pastel and acrylic

Jun 1998Present

Designer/Art Director

Diesel Advertsing and Design

Logos, adverts, brochures, ebooks, web, illustrations -  services across the board.

Working with clients from areas as diverse as Canada, China, America and England to increase the awareness of their corporate brand. Developing materials to compliment their existing marketing materials or alternatively developing the brand identity.

:: Critical thinker with a creative edge - assisting my clients in creating a comprehensive brand identity

Mar 2010Present

Fulltime Lecturer

Boston Media House

Web and Graphic Design lecturer

19961998

Freelance Designer/Art Director

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Education

19901993

ND Graphic Design

University of Johannesburg

I was awarded a Standard Bank Scholarship which supplemented my 3 years of study

Skills

Dreamweaver
Word Proccessing/Office apps
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Bean
Art Rage
Digital drawing/painting application
3D
Groboto - Fluid 3D Application Sculptris
Indesign
Web Development Tools
Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, RapidWeaver, Komodo Edit, CSSEdit, TextWrangler
Freehand
Illustrator
Photoshop

Portfolio

Portfolio

Summary

Visual Media Freelance Designer

Graphic Design, Art Direction, Logo Design, Corporate Identity, Brochure Design, Promotions,Branding, Advertising, Point of Purchase/Sale, Vehicle Branding, Illustration, Websites, Web Banners (static and animated), ebooks, eMail Templates, Twitter Backgrounds, YouTube Backgrounds.

:: Functional branding solutions for print and web

Client Feedback and Testimonials

"This provider is consistent and dependable in delivering superb and targeted designs and incorporating feedback in an easy fashion and going above and beyond. Communication is prompt and meeting deadlines is on target. Will highly recommend!! Thank You Tami once again."

CENIGENT

(Project : Postcard Design)

"So much more than I expected - I wish I had another job for them to do at once!"

IvyLeagueExpress

(Project : Critique and revise

website design)

"It was a genuine pleasure to work with Tami. Her design skills are extraordinary and she went above and beyond in helping me. I will work with her again for sure."

Mobile Marketing Profits

(Project : Downloadable

Workbook Design)

"Excellent work as always!"

Cool Cat Cards

(Project : Develop 3 Sample

Percussion Flashcards)

"...Professional, talented, flexible, understanding, responsive, committed and without the "attitude" that so many designers seem to lug around. A pleasure to deal with. Will certainly work with them again. Thanks very much Tami."

Crown Furnished Suites

(Project : Crown Illustration)

Online mentions of my work

My work has been featured on PSD tuts, the Graphic River Blog and in the Graphic Leftovers Collection of hottest images.

Interest

:: Reading, information junkie, nature, cooking