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Graphic Designer

London, SE23 1JA, United Kingdom
$45.000, negotiable
August 19, 2012

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NAME: Rita Sandy Sterzl

ADDRESS: ** **********, ********* ****, ******, SE23 1JA


DATE OF BIRTH: 09 / 08 / 1976


Freelance graphic designer, 09 / 2010 - present

design of the Anniversary brochure for ‘SNA - Standard Nursing Agency’ including the project

distinct illustrations

logo and business card design for various small companies / businesses

creating the brand ‘Romy Grabosch Jewellery Design’

The design process included the product photography, designing and setting up the splash page, designing business cards and the website.

designing contemporary wine labels for ‘Vino y Paz’ and developing the brand ‘Besitos de Baja’

photo enhancement and correction for professional photographer

Graphic Designer, 02 / 2005 - present

Allies and Morrison Architects, London, UK

Graphic Designer / Art Worker for the company’s internal graphics department

My position involves working autonomously but closely together with the architect teams and organising tasks within a project.

designing and layout presentations, public exhibitions and documents such as competition

brochures and planning documents within the brand guidelines including preparing the digital print

creating project relevant information graphics

editorial design experience gained by developing Indesign templates to influence and maintain the identity of the company throughout all issued documents

being part of the graphics team developing the office website

My role involved producing continuous design options for the website and preparing internal design meetings with the partners of the company (client) as well as for the external web - developer.

designing the website for the book ‘The Undrowned Child’, written by Michelle Lovric

The project was initiated by Graham Morrison, partner and owner of the company, and involved developing various design options, maintaining the client liaison and coordinating the design process with client and web-developer.

Selected work:

Auletta, Italy (competition entry leading to be shortlisted):

designing and layout the competition magazine

Farnborough Town Centre, UK (winning competition entry for urban regeneration project):

designing and layout the competition booklet including photo manipulation of the said site

Coolsingel, Rotterdam, Netherlands (winning competition entry):

designing and layout the competition booklet - template as well for presenting following design stages


Diplom Product Designer (FH), 09 / 2000 - 07 / 2004

University of Applied Sciences, Dresden, Germany

(German equivalent between BSc and MA)

Master in History, History of Art, Science of German Literature, 09 / 1999 - 09 / 2000

Technical University, Dresden, Germany

(not finished)

Apprenticeship as Window Dresser, 12 / 1995 - 03 / 1999

Ausbildungsring Suedwestsachsen Chemnitz - Plauen - Zwickau, Chemnitz, Germany

(Educational Centre for Window Dressing)

A - Level, 09 / 1983 - 07 / 1995

Grammar School ‘Johannes Kepler, Chemnitz, Germany


professional knowledge of Adobe CS5 (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Acrobat)

and MS Office (Word, Powerpoint)

knowledge of Maxon Cinema 4D, Alias Wavefront, Rhino, Quarkexpress,

Flash (Actionscript 2), Dreamweaver

PC and MAC operating systems

trained in modelling


German (native speaker)

English (fluent)

Russian (basic)


drawing and painting (attending courses of applied art)

photography, travelling, surfing, cycling

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