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Graphic Designer

Cape Town, WC, South Africa
September 20, 2016

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Curriculum Vita

Personal Details

Full Name: Justin De Swardt

Identity Number: 830**********

Nationality: South African Citizen

Home Language: English

Other Language: Afrikaans

Marital Status: Married

Criminal Offences: None

Own Transport: Yes

Dependants: Two

Age: 33

Residential Address: 5 Barb crescent, Langeberg Glen, Durbanville, Western Cape, 7550. Contact Number: (C) 079-***-**** (H) 021-***-****. Email:


School Attended: Johan Jurgens High School (2001/2002) Qualification: Matriculation

Subjects Passed: English, Afrikaans, Mathematics, Accounting, Business Economics and Computer Studies.

Further Qualifications

Course: Microsoft A+ (International) Computer Degree. Tertiary Education

College: Allenby Boksburg

Diploma: Graphic / Web Design and Technology

Year: 2004 – 2006

o Adobe Photoshop Suit.

o Macromedia Dreamweaver.

o Macromedia Fireworks.

o Macromedia Flash.

o Macromedia Freehand.

o Theoretical Studies for Media Design.

o HTML, CCS, and Javascript.

o Adobe Premiere - Video Editing.

o Typography.

o Cyber Law.

o Media Integration

o Small Business Management

Knowledge/Skills Gained In The Workplace

o Fluency in both PC and Mac platforms.

o Intermediate of PHP, HTML5, CSS3, XML, ASP and OpenFL. o Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator and Corel Draw. o Extensive design & development experience in HTML Mailers / Mobi o Design and development in responsive websites and mobile sites. o Eclipse and GitKraken (branching, merging & uploading projects). o CMS - Wordpress.

o Social Media Elements.

Working Experience

Name of Company: Beyers Realty Group

Period Employed: 1August 2016 Till Current

Physical Address: 6 Kloof road, Sea Point

Contactable Reference – Beyers Swannepoel Trollip (CEO) - 021-***-**** Responsibilities:

Plan and execute all web, SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and display advertising campaigns

Design, build and maintain our social media presence

Think creatively and develop new design concepts, graphics and layouts

Measure and report performance of all digital marketing campaigns, and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs)

Identify trends and insights, and optimize spend and performance based on the insights

Brainstorm new and creative growth strategies

Plan, execute, and measure experiments and conversion tests

Collaborate with internal teams to create landing pages and optimize user experience

Utilize strong analytical ability to evaluate end-to-end customer experience across multiple channels and customer touch points

Instrument conversion points and optimize user funnels

Prepare rough drafts and present ideas

Name of Company: Playsafe IT Services SA (PTY)Ltd. Period Employed: 24 April 2014 Till June 30th 2016 Physical Address: 1 Time Business Park, 37 Blaauwberg Street, Tableview Contactable Reference - Johan Van De Berg (CEO) - 021-***-**** Responsibilities:

Creating new online casino brands from the very beginning which included wireframe design, logo design, website design, social media elements, as well as junior to mid level UI/UX casino lobby interface design for PC and Mac platforms.

Branding, drawing of poker table environments, creating Icons, launcher images for the software package for users that could download the software, register and play poker online within the software application. Working closely with C++ developers within the company. In some cases poster designs, video editing, and T-shirt designs. Maintaining, editing and updating of existing casino brands, which also included website design, social media elements & UI/UX casino lobby changes within the software templates.

Working closely with clients and management on a daily basis. Some of these clients included: Full Flush Casino, Bet Online Casino, Sportsbetting Casino, Heritage Casino, Action Poker Casino. WCasino, Luckybetz Casino, VIP Casino, and Tiger Gaming Casino. Name of Company: Lift and Shift Equipment

Period Employed: 28 October 2013 Till 31 March 2014 Physical Address: 178 Barbara Road, Elandsfontein, Germiston Contactable Reference - John Henry Bowman (CEO) - 011-***-**** Responsibilities:

• Online Marketer / designer for various design elements such as inhouse website design, database stock control and Google related advertising.

• Inhouse designing of company products such as catalogue layouts, branding, magazine layouts, billboard designs and photography of cranes.

• Recruiting of new and maintenance of existing client basis

• I.T manager in regards to maintaining and setting up intranet within the company as well as computer related hardware and software problem solving, server maintenance and weekly backups of data throughout the Business.

Name of Company: Verpakt Management Services cc

Period Employed: 4 July 2011 until 30 June 2013

Physical Address: Block B, Western Services Drive, Woodmead, Sandton. Contactable Reference - Lee Hermann (Art Director) - 011-***-****. Responsibilities:

• Working in a team environment, designing and delegating thru various different departments within the Company.

•Designing of International Direct Mailers, Banners, Mobile Mailers, including Website Updates for the Online Casino Industry.

• Designed for and all in different languages such as English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Russian Markets around the world.

• This includes the following brands listed below:

- Crazy Vegas Casino (

- Golden Riveria Casino (

- Maple Casino (

- Casino Mate (

- Casino UK (

• Interpret Outside and In-House Casino Marketing Briefs.

• Outsource, delegate and managing translations provided by a team of translators and copywriters.

Name of Company: Webmail International / Interface Media Period Employed: January 2007 until March 2011

Physical Address: 35 West Street, Houghton Estate, Johannesburg Contactable Reference - Angelique Hargreaves (HOD) - 011***-**** Responsibilities:

• Designing of Websites, Direct Mailers, and Online Media Elements.

• Updating and Maintaining of existing client Websites.

• Google SEO Management.

• Mobi Mails and Mini Mobi Websites for Mobile Devices.

• Daily Communication and Meetings with new and existing clients.

• When I was employed at webmail my client list averaged between 30-45 clients a month. Some of these clients included - Dial Direct, ABSA, Nedbank, Volvo, Ford, Debt Rescue, Discovery and Sun International. Name of Company: Garth Emmett Computers

Period Employed: January 2005 until December 2007

Physical Address: 1 Springbok Rd,Edelweiss, Springs Contactable Reference - Garth Emmett (CEO) - 072-***-**** Responsibilities:

• Installations, Maintenance and Upgrades of Computers and Servers.

• Web Page Design and Maintenance.

• Corporate Identity Design and Logos.

• Designing of Various Advertising Materials such as Restaurant Menus, Posters, Business Cards, Vehicle Branding, Brochures, and Pamphlets. Online Portfolio Link –

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