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Olusola Akinseye

Illustrator + Design Artist

Lagos, Nigeria
+234 (0)803 3510957
Creativity is not just about work, it's life. And I love it!
Work Experience
Lagos, Nigeria
2002Present
Illustrator & Design Artist
I operate a design and illustration studio where I receive commissions. I have executed projects for leading companies and organisations in education, finance and health & public service sectors. These include Durano Publishers, National Democratic Institute, Mkuki na Nyota, Macmillan Publishers, UK and Citibank Nigeria.
Lagos, Nigeria
Aug 2004Oct 2014
Studio Manager
I entered an agreement with, Literamed Publications Ltd, and helped jump-start a comic book studio- The Comics Hut.

The studio has grown to become the largest comic book publishing outfit in Nigeria. We generate original content and also adapt existing works into the comic book. Our two imprints are- Cowrie Comics (African stories) and Living Scrolls (Bible stories retold in comics books).
Lagos, Nigeria
19941996
Life Press Limited
Illustrator
After my first degree, I served as an illustrator with the Life Press Limited, Gbagada, Lagos State. My work description was mainly illustration, cartoons and comics related work.
Education
Lagos, Nigeria
Present
National Teachers' Institute
Post Graduate Diploma in Education
Lagos, Nigeria
19901994
B.Sc. Mathematics
Nigeria
Jan 1996Dec 1996
PGD, Computer Science
Skills
 
Adobe Photoshop, Character Design, Comics, Corel Draw, Digital Art, Drawing, Graphic Design, Portraiture, Publication Design, Storytelling, Vector Illustration
Awards
2008
Macmillan, UK
Children Illustrator for Africa