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Leah Kirsten

Freelance Graphic & Surface Design | Illustrator

Experience
Cape Town, South Africa
May 2011Dec 2011
Freelance Pattern Designer
I created several surface patterns for Design Kist to be sold through their website.
Cape Town, South Africa
Nov 2010
Intern
I interned for this surface design company, creating card designs, wrapping paper & window displays, preparing product for markets & shops, as well as learning how the company was run.
Johannesburg, South Africa
Aug 2012
Leah Kirsten Design
Freelance Graphic & Surface Designer, Illustrator
Johannesburg, South Africa
May 2013Present
Graphic Designer
Johannesburg, South Africa
Feb 2012May 2012
Graphic Design & Social Media Management
In addition to handling all design & photography work for this start-up, I was in charge of creating posts and managing all social media.
Education
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Jan 2008Dec 2010
Bachelor of Arts in Applied Design specialising in Graphic Design
Cape Town, South Africa
Jan 2011Present
Bachelor of Technology in Surface Design
Skills
 
illustration, packaging, print design, Adobe Indesign, Photography, screen printing, Textile Design, Book design, Sewing, embroidery, Pattern design, applique, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Lino Printing, corporate id design
Awards
2011
Cape Peninsula University of Technology
Dean's Award for Surface Design Deptartment
2010
Stellenbosch Academy of Design & Photography
Best Exhibition & Project for Specialised Projects