Thomas Pavitte

I am a full-time graphic designer happily working for Starship Advertising in Melbourne, Australia. I am available for freelance work out of standard working hours.

Work Experience

Starship Advertising

Full-Time Graphic Design

Redesign of Starship website.

Animatic for Viridian Smart Glass.

Various 15 second animations to promote Starship on television.
February 2011 - Melbourne, Australia

Clemenger BBDO

Freelance graphic design

Various pitches for Origin Energy, Mercedes Benz and Hewlett Packard as part of the creative team.

Brand identity for Libra Cadets and Libra Girl.

Store graphics for Mossimo.

Advertisements for the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival.
June 2010 - January 2011 Melbourne, Australia

Starship Advertising

Freelance Graphic Design

Redeveloped Barry Plant Real Estate branding elements.

Designed a 30 page special edition bulletin for the Boroondara council including
infographics and illustrations.
July 2010 - November 2010 Melbourne, Australia


Freelance Graphic Design

Finished art for various clients including Honda, Caterpillar and 3AW
July 2010 - Melbourne, Australia

Freeform Advertising And Design

Freelance graphic design

- Redesign of credentials document for Keep Left PR.
- Used their existing identity to give their document a more professional look.
June 2010 - Melbourne, Australia

Sae Creative

Freelance Graphic Design

August 2010 - Melbourne, Australia

Collier & Associates

Freelance Graphic Design

August 2010 - Melbourne, Australia

BTB Financial Documents

Freelance Graphic Design

Melbourne, Australia

Television New Zealand

Print Designer

Responsible for all print design at TVNZ.

Worked on a wide variety of projects including publications, packaging, branding, campaigns and online graphics.

Managed my own workflow and time allocation.

Worked with a wide range of clients from marketing, programme partnerships, sales, licensing, production and digital services.

Worked on successful big budget projects such as a presentation to Telecom NZ and three New Season Launches.

Handled all aspects of the jobs from concept to sending to print.

Worked under tight deadlines with multiple ongoing projects successfully.

Helped out with flash banners and website skins when required.
October 2007 - December 2009 Auckland, New Zealand

Green Rig, Horizon Regional Council


Started out as an internship but became a freelance job due to the high quality of

Part of a small team that produced five Interactive touch screen displays for an educational truck.

Was involved with the interactive displays from conceptual development to illustrative work to animation.

Won a New Zealand Best Award Bronze medal in the Student interactive category
work on the Green Rig in 2007.

Gave a 30 minute presentation of this work at the 2007 Wanganui Design Camp in front of 500 design students and design professionals from around the world.

Worked on the Green Rig and final year projects at the same time.

In its first year, the Green Rig had 26,000 visitors with very positive feedback.
June 2006 - March 2008 Wanganui, New Zealand


Wanganui School Of Design

Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design

- Graduated with distinction
July 2003 - July 2007 Wanganui, New Zealand


New Zealand Best Design Awards

Bronze medal, Student Interactive media category