Claire Dongo

Creative Director

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
I am passionate about my work and always place my best foot forward.
My goal is to make a difference in peoples lives, creating visuals to communicate effectively positive messages and sharing the knowledge and skills I gain to empower other aspiring artists.

Work Experience

University Of KwaZulu-Natal


Graphic Design and Photography
February 2018 - Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

Nafuna Media

Creative Director

June 2017 - Harare, Zimbabwe

Mad Media Africa

Creative Director

September 2010 - May 2017 Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Institute Of Vigital Arts

Interactive Media - Flash Lecturer

August 2007 - January 2013 Zimbabwe

Limited Edition Africa

Animator/ Interactive Media Designer

January 2006 - August 2007 Harare, Zimbabwe


Graphic Designer

January 2004 - May 2005 Zimbabwe


University Of KwaZulu-Natal

PhD in Digital Arts

February 2018 - Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

University Of Witwatersrand

Master of Digital Arts

Digital Animation
February 2013 - December 2015 Johannesburg, South Africa

Zimbabwe Institute Of Vigital Arts

Graphic Design and New Media

Foundation Studies, Graphic Design, Digital Studio (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), Photography, New Media (Flash, Director, Dreamweaver), Advertising and Design, Visual Effects (Digital Video, After Effects, Cinema 4D)
January 2004 - December 2005 Harare, Zimbabwe


English (Fluent),


New York Festivals Awards

Silver World Medal for a short animated film


Rotary International Foundation

Design Excellency and Contribution



Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Flash, Adobe Premiere Pro , Final Cut Pro, Macromedia Freehand, Maxon CINEMA 4D, Microsoft Office 2010, Particle Illusion, Softimage XSI,