Curriculum Vitae

Personality & Values

A creative, artistic and ambitious Creative Director with a talent for thinking outside the box and coming up with innovative ideas and designs. I thrive in a team environment and have a self-motivated and cheerful personality.

Contact

Johannesburg, Gauteng
Phone: 073 946 3209
Email: melsmith56@gmail.com

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Melisa Smith

Creative Director

Work Experience

Product Designer  |  September 2015 – Present

Log Systems Inc.

Leading the design for Log, a face to face virtual training tool. Delivering, testing and improving design prototypes for Android, IOS and Web.

UX Designer  |  March 2010 – September 2015

GDB South Africa

Worked closely with engineers, PM’s and designers. Designed interfaces and user experiences for web and app developers. 

Product Designer  |  August 2007 – March 2010

Math Study Center

Conducted field study and interviews. Designed and iterated wireframes and prototypes. Developed the overall project assets which are still used today.

References
Tony Shelling (Log Systems Inc.)
General Manager
079 748 4833

Julius Mabena (GDB South Africa)
Managing Director
073 856 3875

Richard Oosthuizen (Math Study Center)
Director
083 529 2639

Education

Advanced Certificate in Visual Communications

Getsmarter 

2016 – 2017

MA in Design 

University of Johannesburg 

2005 – 2007

Degree in Digital Media Design

University of Johannesburg

2002 – 2005

Software

Photoshop 1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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Illustrator 1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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Axure 2 votes, average: 4.50 out of 52 votes, average: 4.50 out of 52 votes, average: 4.50 out of 52 votes, average: 4.50 out of 52 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5 (2 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)
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InDesign 1 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 5 (1 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)
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Adobe XD 1 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 5 (1 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)
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