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Simon Moolman

Simon Moolman

Designer
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Member since December 6, 2016
Simon has more than 10 years experience in the creative industry. He became an integral part of agencies such as MC Saatchi, VML, and Ogilvy—where he led various creative teams. He has worked with the world's largest brands and transformed emerging brands into competitive entities. His focus is interactive and experience design. He is constantly pursuing meaningful storytelling through design that makes a difference in people's lives.
Simon is now available for hire
Portfolio
  • MC SAATCHI ABEL
  • Heineken
  • Johannesburg Stock Exchange
  • Pierre Cronje
  • RecoMed
  • Aide: Pitch Project
Employment
  • Senior Interactive Designer | Owner
    Independent Work
    2015 - PRESENT
    • Acted as the interactive art director and owner of a small creative business servicing various clients: Smirnoff, MWEB, Old Mutual, Distell, Yardley, Heineken as well as smaller startup brands.
    • Managed my responsibilities: digital design, UX/UI, interaction design, experiential design, activations, strategy, ideation, print design, sound and motion design, and motion storyboarding.
    • Grew my client list through proactive pitch work. Came to appreciate working with smaller brands such as Pierre Cronje, RecoMed, Axiam Capital, and others.
    • Grew better and more personal relationships with clients—gaining a much better understanding of their brand identities.
    Technologies: Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, InVision, Axure, InDesign, After Effects
  • Visual and Product Designer for Marketing
    Point (via Toptal)
    2017 - 2017
    • Designed content for various marketing channels.
    • Worked on the brand's identity and user experience.
    • Reworked areas of their website and product pages.
    • Worked on several social media and ad campaigns.
    • Worked on several presentations including one Pecha Kucha product.
    • Designed various print communication.
    Technologies: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
Education
  • Bachelor honours degree in Information Design
    University of Pretoria - Pretoria, South Africa
    2008 - 2009
  • Bachelor of Arts in Information Design
    University of Pretoria - Pretoria, South Africa
    2005 - 2008
Experience
  • Information Design12 years
  • Adobe Photoshop12 years
  • Branding10 years
  • Adobe Illustrator9 years
  • Interaction Design (IxD)6 years
  • Mobile Design6 years
Tools
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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