Roland Gataric

RG/D

Hobart, Australia
Roland Gataric is a freelance creative who specialises in graphic design, creative direction and strategic design development. From working in the creative industries for over 16 years he is constantly inspired by contemporary life, abstract thought, emerging technology and the visual arts. He has worked on many exciting projects for tourism and the arts, local government and industry, small business and individuals. He believes in forward-thinking design solutions that are distinctive and appropriate to each individual.

Work Experience

Roland Gataric Design

Freelance Creative

Through my freelance design business I apply a unique balance of project direction and management, client rationale and practical creative knowledge to the professional graphic design services I provide to a diverse range of clients. I am responsible for all creative output, management and development, which I hold to a high level of quality in both attention to detail and finish.
June 2009 - Present Australia

313RGB

Co-Founder, Creative Partner & Designer

313RGB's partnership approach flows freely between being an artist, designer and technician. Experimental and experiential in nature, discoveries found are moulded and focussed into artworks that reflect each partners' interests and unique take on the world that surrounds them.
April 2005 - Present Hobart, Australia

Gataric And Freeman Design

Owner, Director & Graphic Designer

As a co-owner and director of this design studio my roles and responsibilities were highly diversified from hands on design work to managing and guiding the design staff.

On a project level my key roles were writing proposals and sourcing projects, creative design and direction, client consultation and liaison, interpretation of requirements and formulation of creative strategies and briefs, and the implementation of those strategies through project management and client relationship.
April 2005 - June 2009 Australia

Crank Media

Designer / Art Director / Creative Director

Conceptualisation, strategic design and implementation of online interactive projects primarily for education and government. Scope of work included: graphic design, website design, print media collateral and engaging interactive and video presentations for various clients.
April 2000 - April 2005 Australia

Education

University Of Tasmania

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons, Graphic Design)

Graphic Design major with minors in Photography, Video, E-Media, Cinema and Art History.
February 1996 - November 1999 Australia

Awards

PICA Awards

4 Gold Awards

2008

PICA Awards

5 Gold Awards

2007

Australian Marketing Institute

AMI National Awards for Marketing Excellence, Branding

2006

Skills

Art Direction, Brand Development, Corporate Identity, Creative Direction, Design Strategy, Exhibit Design, Graphic Design, Photography, Print Design, Typography, Video,