Sonia Janse van Vuuren
, South Africa
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Contact details
Tel: +27847287251
Professional Experience

I'm a young, energetic and dynamic designer in search of new and innovative ways to learn as much as possible of the industry of media and digital art. I'm fast learning, easy going, a team player when I need to be as well as an independent worker always trying to find new ways to speed up my work and show it to others to help them achieve the same results.

Personal details
Name : Sonia van Vuuren
Email :

Address : 45 Geneva Cresent, Uitzicht Durbanville, 7550
Location : Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Contact number : 0847287251
Age : 26
Gender : Female
Identification number : 8411190051087
Has driving licence : Yes
Has own transport : Yes

Job preference
Position : Mid Weight Graphic Designer
Type : Permanent
Industry : Marketing & Media
Availability : Need to give notice
Gross current remuneration : R11000 Monthly
Gross desired remuneration : R14000 Monthly
Area : Western Cape, Northern Suburbs

Current position
Mid Weight Graphic Designer, Alligator Travel & Luggage
Type of employment : Permanent
Location : Cape Town, South Africa
Duties responsibilities : Designing the branding of promotional items and luggage

Designing and creating visual presentations

Layout Design with Corel Draw

Photographing and Altering items in Photoshop to meet with a visual command

General Graphic Design (Logos, Vector Art, Catalogues)
Reason for leaving : Wish to further my career and use new learning opportunities available for gaining knowledge of the industry.
Work history
Design Studio Manager, MotoTrader
Period : 1 Mar 2009 to 1 Jul 2009
Type of employment : Permanent
Location : Middelburg, South Africa
Duties responsibilities : • Layout and Designing of Magazine Pages and Averts
• General Overall Designing
• Training of new designers
• Handling of print processes
Reason for leaving : Relocated to Cape Town from Middelburg Mpumalanga

Web Creative Developer, Signet
Period : 1 Aug 2006 to 1 May 2008
Type of employment : Permanent
Location : Randburg, South Africa
Duties responsibilities : • Creating and Animating Flash banners for websites
• Illustration and creation of all media on web pages
Reason for leaving : Company liquefied


High School
Year completed : 2002
Education level : High School
Final year subjects : Maths
Institution : Transvalia High
Location : Vanderbijlpark Johannesburg , South Africa

Skill set

Skill Year last used Competency Experience
Photoshop CS5 Current Expert 5 - 10 years
Corel 11 - X5 Current Expert 5 - 10 years
In Design Current Extensive 1 - 2 years
Flash Animation 2009 Extensive 2 - 5 years
2d Animation Current Extensive 2 - 5 years
3-D Rendering and Prototyping 2009 Extensive 2 - 5 years
Microsoft Office packages Current Expert Over 10 years
Illustration CS3 - CS5 Current Expert 5 - 10 years
IT - Design Current Expert Over 10 years


Some of my works
For more in-depth portfolio, feel free to contact me for an updated PDF version


Mr Gerhard Potgieter
Contact number : 0825778592
Reference type : Personal


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