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Alexander Bielovich

Alexander Bielovich

Durban, South Africa
Work Experience
Durban, South Africa
Jul 2013Present
Awesomeness Architect
Durban, South Africa
Dec 2012Jun 2013
Junior Designer
Primarily worked on major nationwide retailer Baby City (product catalogs, print advertisements, product and price ads, character design, registry box mock ups and newsletters). Exposed to design and printing standards while working on logo designs, print ads, e-mailers, gift cards and other layout work.
Durban, South Africa
Nov 2012Dec 2012
TBWA Creative (Intern)
Collaborated with fellow Vega student, copywriter Matthew Morrow. Exposed to the workings and processes within a large-scale agency and Above the Line work. Reported to Art Director Rachel Brown.

Contributions: Layout and typesetting for a series of print-ads for the TOPS Cheers magazine, images and animations for web, icons for a mobile app, background patterns, concepts for in-store promotions and a product activation, sourcing reference imagery, scouting with the “agency camera” and assisted with the writing of all the copy for the series of print-ads for TOPS.
Durban, South Africa
Jun 2011
Design Studio (Intern)
I worked on and contributed to a variety of projects utilising relevant software, such as InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. As well as closely observing the design staff's many different disciplines and sitting in on brainstorming sessions, I also assisted with the planning and execution of a photo shoot for a fashion client.

Contributions: Logo design, designing banners, layout and typesetting of a magazine spread, deep etching, photo manipulation and the layout of a monthly newsletter sent out via email.
Education
South Africa
2010Present
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Communications Management (specialising in Creative Brand Communications)
In conjunction with Branding, Marketing and Media studies, "Visual Communications" trains conceptual thinking, visual communication skills and visual direction.

Exposes students to a full range and depth of disciplines within the context of art direction and design. Students engage in practical collaborations with students from various specialisations (Copywriting, Multimedia Design and Photography) to develop and execute creative concepts.

"Brand Challenges" pose groups of students of different specialisations with real-life briefs in simulated agency teams. Groups form fictional agencies, research, conceptualise, execute and finally present to clients.
Skills
 
Character Design, Close Attention To Detail, Concept Development, Drawing, Graphic Design, Illustration, Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop, Refinement