Resume

Experience

August 2010 – present

Old Mutual Life Assurance Company (South Africa)
Role: UI Designer

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design high fidelity responsive web UI solutions for product sets spanning savings, investments, insurance, assurance and risk cover.
  • Collaborate closely with developers, content writers and UX specialists within an Agile development methodology.
  • Stay up to date with the latest UI and motion design trends and standards.

Highlights:

  • Designed the web graphics for dogreatthings.co.za (2013 – 2014).
  • Designed the UI for the fundraising platform morethanyourself.co.za (2014).
  • Was responsible for migrating the UI and web graphics for oldmutual.co.za to Sitefinity CMS (2015).
  • Designed the UI for Financial Wellbeing Program (2016).
  • Designed the UI for Digital Shop Window (2017).
  • Digital rebranding of Old Mutual secure services with Native VML (2018).


June 2005 – March 2010

Seattle Coffee Co.
Role: Franchisee – Loop Street and Constantia Village Stores

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for profitability of stores by growing sales and controlling costs of goods, inventory levels, staff, supplies and expenses.
  • Ensuring proper team scheduling according to the needs of the business while maintaining target staff costs.
  • Performing POS duties, front and back of house functions including opening and closing procedures.
  • Identifying staffing needs and managing recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and training of new staff.
  • Facilitating on-going training and development of current staff.
  • Ensuring that each team member received proper training to perform as a barista and/or shift lead.
  • Developing team members, establishing specific performance objectives, and regularly measuring team member performance.


February 2004 – February 2005

Barclays Stockbrokers (Glasgow)
Role: Private Client Account Administrator

Administered private client securities accounts including:

  • Credit checks on new account applications.
  • Verifying personal documentation for new account applications.
  • Validating share certificate authenticity.
  • Communicate with clients during the account application process.


December 2001 – December 2003

Realise Creative
Role: Graphic Designer

Primary responsibilities:

  • Liaised with clients to determine their requirements and budget.
  • Advised clients with regard to creative concepts, print production and timescales and quotations.
  • Developed design concepts, graphics and layouts and presented draft concepts to client.
  • Managed client feedback and design changes in order to get project approval.
  • Worked with copywriters, designers, stylists and photographers and managed print production and deadlines.

 

Education

2018

Treehouse profile

2014

Flow Interactive:
User Centered Design Training  Workshop

2010

Teamwork Impact:
Diploma in Ministry

2008

Christian Life Training:
Diploma in Leadership

1994 – 1995

Red & Yellow School:
Diploma in Graphic Design

1991

Royal Schools of Music:
Grade 6 Music Theory

Awards

2004

Competition: First Paper House, ‘The Art Of Design’ Awards
Submission: Acucap Property Ltd, 2003 Annual Report
Award Achieved: Merit

Skills

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Sketch
  • InVision
  • WordPress


Reference

Abdul Noutcha
Head Digital and Design
Old Mutual Life Assurance Company
(South Africa)

 

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