Amanda Cole


Newcastle, Australia
Amanda Cole is the Business Director at Shorthand, a creative studio from Newcastle Australia specialising in Brand Identity.

Work Experience



July 2014 - Present Australia

Studio Tall

Founder / Creative Director

October 2013 - June 2014 Melbourne, Australia

Here Lives Amanda

Graphic Design and Illustration

August 2012 - Present Melbourne, Australia


Graphic Designer

My role at Mustard saw me work with both small and large clients alike. My main design roles included me working on packaging, branding, illustration, art direction and social media.
August 2011 - July 2012 Cremorne, Australia

Desktop Magazine

Freelance Illustrator

For the January 2012 issue of Desktop Magazine I freelanced for the magazine creating the contributor illustrations. Each issue a new designer or illustrator creates the contributor illustrations, an interesting alternative to the regular photography most magazines utilise.
December 2011 - December 2011 Melbourne, Australia

All Creative

Freelance Graphic Designer

August 2010 - Newcastle, Australia

Linen House

Graphic Designer

July 2010 - July 2011 Moorabbin, Australia

Kikki K

Freelance Graphic Designer

June 2010 - July 2010 Port Melbourne, Australia


Graphic Designer

January 2009 - February 2010 Newcastle, Australia

Newcastle Infotech

Freelance Graphic Designer

January 2007 - January 2009 Newcastle, Australia


University Of Newcastle

Bachelor of Visual Communications (Design)

March 2006 - September 2008 Newcastle, Australia


English (Native),


Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Art Direction, Branding, Illustration, Packaging Design, Photo Editing, Print Design,