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Firstname/Profession
Janine
Graphic Designer
4-8 years Experience
Hamilton
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Represented: 05/10/21


Bio

Janine is a talented designer who is committed to creating positive change. She loves problem-solving through branding, content strategy, editorial layout, and visual communication. Her passion is partnering with non-profit organizations to create strategic and thoughtful designs. 

 

With over 6 years of experience under her belt as well as experience working in Canada, she brings a wealth of knowledge to her design work, where she combines both creative and function beautifully. 

Expertise

Advertising Brand Identity Digital Design Graphic Design Human-centred Design Illustration Layout UI Design UX Design

Software

Figma Illustrator CC InDesign CC Lightroom CC Photoshop CC

Recent Employment

Freelance Designer / 2015 - Present / Self-Employed

  • Talk to clients about design needs, discuss design brief, create timelines, strategise solutions for problems and incorporate feedback to deliver creative solutions by agreed deadlines
  • Establish brand guidelines, content strategies, user journey maps, websites, sitemaps, user interfaces, prototypes, illustrations, logos, icons, blog images, and infographics for multiple clients

Graphic Designer / Jan 2020 - Oct 2020 / Matamata-Piako District Council (MPDC)

  • Responsible for aligning the MPDC brand consistently across several branches of local government (including libraries, parks and open spaces, pools, Te Aroha Spa, and Firth Tower)
  • Designed lengthy reports, campaigns, posters, signage, billboards, newspaper ads, magazine spreads, and social media posts
  • Coordinated printing with external printers and signwriters

Graphic Designer / May 2016 - Sept 2019 / Cancer Care Ontario

  • Conceptualized and designed accessible web pages, reports, posters, campaigns, icons, logos, web banners, and displays
  • Collaborated with team members to set expectations with business partners and meet clients’ needs
  • Streamlined processes to increase efficiency within the design team by creating templates, guidelines, and standards

Industries I know well

Health and Safety
Government
News
Healthcare

Qualifications

Humber College

2015

Graphic Design for Print & Web

 

McMaster University

2008 - 2012

Bachelor of Science (Honours), majoring in Life Sciences

Creative. Digital. Marketing. Recruitment.