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Illustrator, Graphic & Web Designer// Cape Town

Résumé

Mario Nobrega is a designer & developer, with a passion for clean design and creative arts. He has a degree in Visual communications from Vega: School of Brand Leadership. Mario has also done a higher certificate in web design and interactive media at Friends of Design (Academy of Digital Arts). With over 7 years of experience in the creative industry, and constantly learning more.

He was featured in the Design Indaba, Emerging Creatives of 2017, and Culture Trip’s “Artists to look out for” in Africa. In his spare time, he is either learning some new coding language, creating art, or exploring the country.

Experience

Pull the Pin
Head Web & Graphic Designer
Freelance contract working for a UK-based agency on a variety of web & graphic projects.

Catchatiger
Graphic Designer // Web Designer // Illustrator
I work as a graphic/web designer with a specialisation in WordPress design, corporate design and illustration.

The 80/20 Mindset (Old School Group)
Head Designer // Creative Director
I was contracted on a freelance basis to conceptualise and develop a brand identity. You can view the project here.

Poison City Brewing
Freelance illustrator
Working with Unagency, packaging designs were created with illustrations for each bottle and promotional material. You can view some of the work here.

The Print Store
Web Development & Graphic Design
Working on design and development.

Tedx Youth @SnellParade
Head Designer // Creative Director
I was required to conceptualise and design the campaign for the Ted X youth at the Snell Parade event.

Lincoln Collective
Graphic and Web Designer // Illustrator // Photographer
A side project started in college, which I do all my freelance work under and an online store.

Smirnoff
Photographer
Nightlife photography over the 3-month contract, in collaboration with, Have You Heard for a Smirnoff social media campaign.

Balito Pro 2015
Photography intern
Coverage of the event mainly the nightlife and art events and a limited amount of surfing.

Skills

Adobe Photoshop

70%

Adobe Illustrator

80%

Adobe XD

70%

Brand Development

80%

Figma

90%

HTML & CSS

80%

Shopify Design

75%

Wordpress Design

80%

Wordpress Development

70%

Javascript

35%

PHP

30%

Illustration

92%

Education

Marist College (Durban)
Matric Certificate

Vega: School of brand leadership
BA in Creative Brand Communications ( Visual Communications )

Vega: School of brand leadership
Basic Photography Course

Friends of Design
Higher certificate in web design and interactive media.

Awards

Adobe Achievement Awards 2016
Semi-finalist, 2016

Design Indaba Emerging Creative
Emerging Creative, 2017

Links & Porti

Freelance Portfolio
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9 to 5 Portfolio
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Linkedin Profile
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