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  • Nationality: South African
  • Gender: Female
  • Ethnicity: Coloured
  • Employment Level: Intermediate
  • Career Experience: 5 - 10 Years
  • Employment Status: Unemployed
  • To whom it may concern
    I recently came across your advertisement for the Graphic Designer position and would like to
    submit my CV and application for the advertised post.
    After perusing your requirements, I feel that my qualifications and work experience perfectly
    match them.
    I hold a National N6 certificate in Graphic Design and I am currently going through the process
    of my National Diploma through College of Cape Town.
    I have recently completed 2 courses through Linked In Learning. One for Social Media
    Marketing Foundations and Introduction to Web Design and Development. I am currently doing
    another 2 courses through Linked In Learning and Udemy. These are Creating a Responsive
    Web Design and Digital Marketing for Websites: Basics of SEO and Analytics.
    I have a total of 8 years Graphic Design experience, 6 years Graphic Design work experience
    and 3 years of Marketing experience. I am well versed in different areas of design and have
    successfully designed for print media, social media, Mailchimp and digital media.
    My key duties and responsibilities include, among others, the following:
    • Meeting clients to discuss the objectives and requirements
    • Understanding the clients’ needs and developing suitable concepts
    • Estimating the amount of time needed to complete projects
    • Designing different types of illustrations and layouts as per brand guidelines
    • Produce excellent visual solutions
    • Working with different types of media and photography
    • Working alone or as part of a team as per the requirements of the project

    I have knowledge and skills in the following software: Adobe Creative suite, Corel Draw, Adobe
    Acrobat Pro DC, Mailchimp, Asana and Visual Studio Code.
    I have good Microsoft skills including Microsoft Word and Microsoft Powerpoint. Good
    communication and listening skills are paramount for a Graphic Designer and I excel in both verbal and written communication. I am a team player to the core, but am also at complete ease when working alone.
    I hope you will find enough evidence of my capabilities as a Graphic Designer. I can be reached anytime via email at [email protected] or my cell phone, 076 956 9845.

    Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to speaking with you about this
    employment opportunity.
    Sincerely,
    Danica Kemp

    Education

    2011 National N6 at College of Cape Town

    Experience

    May 2020 Graphic Designer at Seeff Atlantic Seaboard