I'm Nazeem Ismail.

Designer Strategist

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I am a Designer, Brand Strategist, and mentor working locally/remotely in Cape Town, South Africa. I help businesses increase revenue, expand brand awareness, and earn happeir customers. Creating effective communication between brand identity and business objectives.

  • Fullname: Nazeem Ismail
  • Birth Date: June 13, 1974
  • Area of Expetise: Creative Content Design, Strategy and Development
  • Website: www.lbcrewzer.com
  • Email: naz.crewzer@gmail.com

Current work

Design aesthetics, marketing and professional experience working with diverse groups of professionals in various sectors has allowed me to gain a broad perspective from each project and has enriched me into an individual who is able to communicate in a clear manner.

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More of my credentials.

Coupled with a dedicated mindset and great problem solving abilities, I can be a valuable asset to any team or company. My strengths include strong and confident design skills, proactive decision making, initiative, leadership, organisational skills, motivating others, good and clear communication skills, a systematic approach, attention to detail, results-orientation, interaction with people at all levels, adaptability, versatility, working well under pressure and a well developed sense of humour. I am keen to utilise my skills in a challenging and varied position.


National Certificate


Athlone Technical College

Mathematics N3, Building Science N3, English, Afrikaans, Biology, Geography

Graphic Design Diploma


Shaw Academy

European Qualifications Framework

Web Design Diploma


Shaw Academy

European Qualifications Framework

Digital Marketing Diploma


Shaw Academy

European Qualifications Framework


September 2007

Learn 2 Digital Media Academy

Autodesk Maya Software Traning.

Work Experience

Head of Dtp & Design

Nov. 2016 - Present

Megaprint Network

    Creative/Art Direction

  • Working as part of a creative team, responsible for ideation and design of traditional and digital campaigne work including all campaigns from social media to UI design
  • Managing the delivery of briefs/concepts/approved concepts through to final deliverables, ensuring all artworks are delivered on time and to specification
  • Working with external/associated agencies and marketing teams to produce concepts, strategy and creatives
  • Presenting ideas and creatives to clients for sign off
  • Assisting with the broader creative team's workload where appropriate
  • Ensuring consistent visual identity, look and feel across all deliverables in order to maximise customer experience and brand identity
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding and ability to translate brands into digital executions when creating design experiences

    Graphic Design

  • Study design briefs and determine requirements
  • Conceptualise visuals based on requirements
  • Prepare rough drafts and present ideas using pitch decks
  • Work with external copywriters and marketing teams to produce final designs
  • Test graphics across various media
  • Amend designs after feedback ensuring final graphics and layouts are visually appealing and on-brand


  • Rework/edit existing artwork (open art, pdf etc.)
  • Interpreting of briefs to the brief objectives
  • Layout leaflets and POS from inception to completion
  • Ensure consistency of all Layout and design material to brand guidelines
  • Meticulous attention to detail & ability to problem solve in a challenging retail environment
  • Work closely with creative team to develop effective marketing communications
  • Understanding of the repro (DTP) process

Graphic Designer

Sep. 2015 - Oct. 2016

Quality Beverages

  • Designing of marketing material
  • Working closely with brand, event and sales managers
  • Collaboratively ideate and construct ideas with the national marketing team
  • In-house large format printing
  • Product photography

Graphic Designer

Nov. 2005 - Mar. 2013

Tank Industries

  • Designing of product and training documentation
  • Designing digital and traditional presentations
  • Working closely with product managers and marketing team
  • Periodically updating of the the company website and social media accounts
  • Product photography
  • Video capturing and editing

Senior Graphic Designer / Production Manager

Jul. 1997 - Mar. 2004

Rhosigns Neon

  • Creating brand identity systems
  • Preparing visuals for client approval
  • Project/production tracking and management
  • Multidisciplinary work in various fields of signage
  • Managing and mentoring a group of creatives


Check Out Some of My Works.

NB* I am not able to share certain aspects of the projects due to privacy, confidential and professional agreements.


What clients have to say

Teamwork and personal.

Contact Details



Where to find me

Cape Town
South Africa

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Call/Text Me At

Phone: +27 (0)82 834 5594
Whatsapp: +27 (0)82 834 5594