Hi. I’m Jigs, freelance Graphic Designer, Indian Classical music enthusiast, reckless epicurean, and casual footie fan. After spending more than a decade in print media as Art Director of financial publications, I decided this year to meld my passions in a new direction. Having just completed a course in Events Management, I am ready to foray into the world of ‘experience economy’ with design as my backbone. Exciting days ahead...
Strategic brand development. Development of Corporate identity. Marketing collateral, Brochure design. Info graphics, Design & Layout. Book covers and Editorial design. Events management course.
Managed the art department and the design of a weekly financial magazine called Finweek, Conceptualized and designed the front cover of the magazine. Designed the cover story layout and contributed ideas to the rest of the magazine. Also did data visualisation, marketing and promotional work. Designed annuals and surveys. Set up templates for use in English/Afrikaans editions.
Conceptualized and designed the front cover of the Financial Mail magazine. Designed the cover story layout and contributed ideas to the rest of the magazine. Developed info graphics and conducted conceptual discussion meetings. Designed annuals and surveys.
Graphiics and layout artist.
Graphics and layout designer for Sportsday newspaper.
The Star newspaper. Produced daily news graphics, illustrations and page layout. Also conducted research, went out on jobs and did inhouse reproduction.
Teaching standards 6 to matric (art theory and practical)
To draw caricatures of patrons of an Italian restaurant at the Sun City hotel
Event Bidding, Securing, Organizing, Project Management, Operations, Logistics, Design & Decor, Financial Management, Risk Management, Marketing, Sponsorship, Sustainability and Event Greening.
Strategy, Complexity, Structure and Project managing creativity. Lessons in: music/ the web/ theatre/ comedy/ story telling/ film and business.
Education I; Sociology I; History of Art I, II, III; Drawing I, II, III; Painting, Sculpture & Graphics I, II (Photography, Silk-screening & Etching); Graphics III (Etching); Graphics IV; Art Criticism.
Winner of the Tshwane Host City poster competition for the 2010 Fifa World Cup.