"To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong"
Graphic & Web Designer
I am a person who believes in lifelong learning, to be able to adapt to an ever-changing society, circumstance, environment, technology and customer needs.
My Objective is to increase my comprehensive knowledge and experience with an institute that demands high standards, encourages growth and innovation. I would welcome a chance to apply the skills I’ve gained throughout the years and I believe I have the necessary skills and qualities required as a Graphic and Web Designer that would be an asset to any company.
Previous associations that helped me to gather experience
Grapic & Web Design
Grapic Designer & DTPI was working on some of South Africa’s biggest brands eg. Wimpy (SA and UK), Steers, Mugg & Bean, Debonairs Pizza, Milky Lane and many more.
I worked at Masscash a division of Massmart, now the African presence of Walmart International. My duties consisted of Print and Digital jobs.
TBL Graphic Design2012-2014
Graphic & Web DesignJune 2012 developed to be a fruitful month. This is when I began my life changing stint at TBL; which will later be known as ‘the company I first endeavored in web design’.This new interest fueled my desire to seek out further knowledge and better my skills potently. It also sustained my long standing drive for a bigger role within the graphic design industry. Creative and Corporate. Web Design(WordPress). Events and Promotion. Photography
Primus Multimedia & Freelancing2010
Graphic & Web DesignI spent a year at Primus but my love for design continued to grow. My time there granted me the flexibility and the mandatory growth. The Same year I also became a freelancer and I’ve established a client base. I have experience working one on one with clients, managing projects from start to finish as well as being self-motivated and efficient when it comes to deadlines.
You are always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. - Bill Gates
" I would like to say that the new process with having the designer in the room, is a huge improvement on the process – it is way quicker and more efficient. I would particularly like to thank Palesa – she was an absolute superstar J "National Operations Manager - Famous Brands
" She performs well under pressure, as she is able to work on projects based on urgency and manage the time needed to complete each project. Her motto is ask as many question needed before starting a project so as to execute once. She performs well under pressure, as she is able to work on projects based on urgency and manage the time needed to complete each project. Her motto is ask as many question needed before starting a project so as to execute once. "Masscash Studio Manager
" It has been a great pleasure to work with Palesa on creative design for both Saverite and Shield. Her ability to understand the brand requirements and design artwork that is both appropriate and fresh has resulted in some fantastic work. Palesa is also very easy to work with and understands briefs from the beginning, making the creative process smooth and in line with deadlines. "Saverite and Shield Brand Manager
" Palesa is an enthusiastic designer with great technical skill and creative thought. She is able to provide exceptional results on standard briefs and always fully engages with the brand elements which results in great consistency. Well done Palesa! Truly a pleasure to work with you! "Private Label Brand Manager