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Amanda Cole

Creative Director

Newcastle, Australia
Here Lives Amanda is the online portfolio of Graphic Designer & Illustrator, Amanda Cole.

Currently I am working at Shorthand, which I co-founded with Scott Kirkman in 2014. We focus on all things brand, both online and in print.
Work Experience
Newcastle, Australia
Jul 2014Present
Creative Director
Melbourne, Australia
Oct 2013Jun 2014
Founder / Creative Director
Melbourne, Australia
Aug 2012Present
Graphic Design and Illustration
Cremorne, Australia
Aug 2011Jul 2012
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.
Melbourne, Australia
Dec 2011
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.
Newcastle, Australia
Aug 2010
All Creative
Freelance Graphic Designer
Moorabbin, Australia
Jul 2010Jul 2011
Graphic Designer
Port Melbourne, Australia
Jun 2010Jul 2010
Freelance Graphic Designer
Newcastle, Australia
Jan 2009Feb 2010
Gasweld
Graphic Designer
Newcastle, Australia
Jan 2007Jan 2009
Newcastle Infotech
Freelance Graphic Designer
Education
Newcastle, Australia
Mar 2006Sep 2008
Bachelor of Visual Communications (Design)
Languages
 
English (Native)
Skills
 
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Art Direction, Branding, Illustration, Packaging Design, Photo Editing, Print Design