Abe Viljoen

Cape Town, South Africa

Work Experience

Platinum Group


I was the sole creative designer for the Platinum Group, the holding company of leading South African Fashion Brands, Vertigo, Aca Joe, Jenni Button, Urban and Hilton Weiner.

After leaving the full time position I maintained the position as a freelance consultant for the following year.
January 2007 - December 2009 Cape Town, South Africa

The Given Collective

Creative Director

I worked and traveled the world as a freelance consultant during this period,
while furthering my own brand "The Given".
January 2008 - January 2010 Cape Town, South Africa


Creative Director

Lead Designer and Creative Director to a team of 8 designers.
January 2010 - Present Cape Town, South Africa


Durban University Of Technology

Bachelors Degree in Graphic Design

I have both a National Diploma as well as a Bachelors Degree in Graphic Design.
January 2003 - December 2006 Durban, South Africa



2012 Selected Creative



3D Studio Max, Corel Draw, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Basic Scripting, Flash, Freehand, Sculptris,