Sally Torr

Motion Designer

Somerset East, South Africa
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About me

I'm Sally Torr, a graphic designer, illustrator, creative storyteller and environmentalist who recently graduated from Stellenbosch University. I am a hard-working individual who enjoys a challenge and who strives for the very best in everything I do. My innovative and pragmatic approach to design enables me to be a positive and enthusiastic team-player who is motivated to make a difference.​ I strongly believe that it is design's role to contribute to the betterment of society, as it is our responsibility as designers to bring about change in the world. Therefore, my passion lies where design and ocean / environmental conservation intersect. It is the collaboration with other fields of interest where design has true potential to create change.

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  • Abobe Illustrator
  • Graphic Design
  • 35mm Film Photography
  • Frontend Development
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Fusion360
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Animated Gif

Work history


Graphic Design Mentor

Learn To Earn

Feb 2017 - Oct 2017
  • Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Freelance
  • This was a mentorship program coordinated between students of a Graphic Design Bridging course at Learn to Earn and students at Stellenbosch University. The program included both individual and group sessions focusing on design thinking, Adobe Suite and digital photography.


Graphic and Web Designer

Pilzner Organics PTY LTD

Dec 2016 - Jul 2017
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Freelance
  • I created an organic and earthy brand identity for this Gourmet Foods company. This included logo design, poster design, business card design as well as website design.


Head of Marketing

Gradex 2017

Nov 2016 - Dec 2017
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Freelance
  • I was the Head of Marketing for our final year graduation exhibition. This involved coordination between Design, Printing and Marketing teams, writing briefs, copy and press releases, email marketing and the development and distribution of various marketing strategies - both online and print. I also was in charge of overseeing the Social Media team.


Creative Intern

Woolworths SA

Jun 2016 - Jul 2016
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Internship
  • I worked as a design intern to the head of product development in the Beauty Department at Woolworths. This involved analysing beauty trends from WGSN and assisting in compiling the Spring / Summer 2017 trend report. I also assisted in creating style guides for the existing Bath & Body brands.


Mar 2012 - May 2012
  • Praslin, Seychelles
  • Internship
  • I joined part in a marine conservation surveying team who were monitoring overfishing and coral bleaching in a marine protected area off the coast of Praslin. I formed part of the team of divers who surveyed the indigenous fish species surrounding Curieuse Island. During this time I also completed a course in Team Leading through GVI.



Front End Web Development Short Course

Code academy

Apr 2018 - Jul 2018
  • Cape Town, South Africa


BA Visual Communication Design

University of Stellenbosch

Jan 2013 - Dec 2017
  • Stellenbosch, South Africa



Visual Communication Design Award

Stellenbosch University

  • An award for exceptional results in the final examination.