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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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Resume

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.

Education

National Certificate

1991-1992

Athlone Technical College

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

Graphic Design Diploma

2017-2018

Shaw Academy

European Qualifications Framework

Web Design Diploma

2017-2018

Shaw Academy

European Qualifications Framework

Digital Marketing Diploma

2017-2018

Shaw Academy

European Qualifications Framework

Certificate

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

    DTP

  • 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

Portfolio

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.

Comments

What clients have to say

Teamwork and personal.

Contact Details

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Where to find me

Cape Town
South Africa

Email Me At

naz.crewzer@gmail.com

Call/Text Me At

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