Jano Basson
, South Africa
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Brief Summary

Jano is an experienced freelance graphic designer and video editor with strong conceptual design abilities.

He has worked as a graphic designer at a publishing company where he designed artwork for marketing purposes. He also have experience at a newspaper agency and is now (since January 2011) a full-time freelancer.

Jano have 6 years experience and a track record of success. He is deadline driven and a fast worker.

• Media24
• CA Publishers
• Green Tomatoes Catering Co.
• Parlotones
• Idealists.org
• Chow
• Stacey Everley PS

And many more ...
Professional Experience

2007 – 2011 Graphic Designer

+ Design and conceptualise of marketing material (Catalogues, brochures, advertisements)

+ Marketing campaigns from concept to print for retail

+ Trend research

+ Editing of DVD Resources, designing of digital presentations,

+ Editing reviews for television airing purpose

+ Designing advertisements for print and television


2006 – 2007 Graphic Designer
(Mooivaal Media - Media24) – Junior/Mid level

+ Conceptualize and design of adverts

+ Layout of newspapers, preparing for print (finalizing pages) and

+ Corresponding with printers (quotations, technical spec)

+ General graphic design for company purposes                       


2005 – 2006 Freelance EDITOR/Graphic Designer

+ Producing creative work on assigned clients              

+ Design of Brand Identity

+ Design of company portfolio, statistic charts, invites, brochures etc.

+ Magazine Layout en conceptualizing (Today Magazine)          


SKILL SET         

+ Adobe CS5: Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, Indesign, Adobe After Effects

+ Final Cut Pro: Final Cut Studio 7

+ MAC & PC platform

Awards and Recognition
• Top Achiever ART & DESIGN – 1st Year scholar
• Top Achiever ART & DESIGN – 3rd Year scholar

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