Helanzi Dreyer

Art Director, Stylist, Designer.

  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsSocial Media Manager - Content Producer - Interior Stylist
  • James Yeomans
  • Lydia Horsnall
  • Haeju Hyun
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About me

South African London-based creative, telling visual stories through styling and photography. With my background in art direction, styling, digital, photography, and marketing, as well as my love for anything design, I am excited to take on any new challenge.

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Skills

  • Social Media Marketing
  • Interior Styling
  • Marketing
  • Content Creator
  • Photography
  • Creative Art Direction
  • Fashion Advertising
  • Digital Strategy
  • Web Copywriting
  • Art Direction

Companies I’ve worked with

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  • Clothes Doctor

    Clothes Doctor

    • Retail
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    Now&Partners

    • F

      Freelance Production Assistant

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        Ogilvy, 140BBDO, Mullen Lowe

        Work history

        Currently

        Art Director + Social Media Manager

        Clothes Doctor

        Nov 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Main focus is to redesign all company stationary, assets and website, whilst still maintaining the look and feel as they rebranded recently. Includes shooting new images for website, journal and social platforms. Other responsibilities include formulating and implementing marketing strategies, creating content, supplying press with relevant information and imagery, managing of image library.

        Currently

        Art Director + Social Media Manager

        Dokter and Misses

        Sep 2017
        • Johannesburg, South Africa
        • Full Time
        • Initially tasked with marketing + social media management for Dokter and Misses. Responsibilities included formulating and implementing marketing strategies, creating content, maintenance and updates to the company website, managing the showroom layout and merchandising, supplying press with relevant information and imagery, managing of image and prop library, and event planning. After personally implementing strategic marketing techniques in December 2017, the position evolved into a full-time role as content creator and marketing manager focused on directing, styling, coordinating, photographing and editing of photographs for marketing campaigns. Whilst in this role the social media following count grew by over 300% and the company launched a new design-focused, collaborative showroom.

        2017

        Production and styling assistant

        Elle Decor

        Jul 2017 - Aug 2017
        • South Africa
        • Freelance
        • Assist in planning and styling of new feature images for ELLE Deco – working closely with the deco stylist and freelance photographers.

        2017

        May 2016 - May 2017
        • Hong Kong
        • Full Time
        • Managing a team of five teachers, training new teachers and ensuring the teaching centre runs smoothly. Teaching children English by planning and implementing lessons, crafts and activities.

        2016

        PR + Communications

        Leeuwenkuil Family Vineyards

        Aug 2015 - Mar 2016
        • Stellenbosch, South Africa
        • Full Time
        • Online marketing and social media manager. Organiser for wine tastings and media events. Overseeing and designing presentations, press releases, website updates and promotional videos.

        2015

        Production assistant

        Freelance Production Assistant

        Feb 2015 - Jul 2015
        • Cape Town, South Africa
        • Freelance
        • Assist in planning and ensuring the smooth production of TVCs and short films by booking studios, production equipment and performance/production staff.

        2015

        Creative intern

        Now&Partners

        Jan 2015 - Aug 2015
        • Cape Town, South Africa
        • Internship
        • Worked on the outline and design of client and pitch-proposals, presentations, overviews, research templates and design work. Assisted in business development specifically in the field of digital media and content channels.

        2014

        Art Direction intern

        Ogilvy, 140BBDO, Mullen Lowe

        Dec 2014 - Nov 2014
        • Cape Town, South Africa
        • Internship
        • Developed ideas to present to creative directors while working closely with copywriters. Worked on designs and photo shoots to produce effective advertising campaigns.

        Education

        2017

        Digital Marketing Leadership Course, 90% Pass

        Squared Online | Developed with Google

        Jan 2017 - Jul 2017
        • Hong Kong
        • The Squared Online Certificate in Digital Marketing is a course with a difference. The award-winning marketing programme has been crowdsourced by leading employers to meet the need for high calibre digital talent and leadership.

        2014

        BA in Creative Brand Communications Management: Graphic Design and Art Direction

        AAA School of Advertising

        Jan 2012 - Dec 2014
        • Cape Town, South Africa
        • Got a 1st for my final year at AAA School of Advertising - specialising in Art Direction. Course outline Year 1: History of Graphic Design and Advertising Principles of Illustration Principles of Typography Graphic Design 1 Art Direction 1 Principles of Marketing Year 2: Art Direction 2 Graphic Design 2 Photography in Visual Communication Computer Software for Creative Application Marketing Communication Issues in Multicultural Markets Consumer Behaviour Year 3: The Marketing and Advertising Planning Process Advertising Research Media IMC Campaigns Elective: Art Direction Work-Based Learning

        2011

        Advanced Diploma in Fashion Design

        Elizabeth Galloway Academy of Fashion Design

        Jan 2009 - Dec 2011
        • Stellenbosch, South Africa
        • The Diploma in Fashion Design covers all aspects necessary to meet the increasingly sophisticated and technologically advanced needs of a Creative Practitioner within the fashion design context and industry. It also covers all day-to-day activities and skills required of a successful fashion designer. Students are trained and exposed to related roles and job opportunities in the fashion design practice, textiles, editing/journalism, styling, fashion design retail and the apparel industry.