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Keratilwe Lethiba

ABOUT ME

Keratilwe Lethiba is a Multimedia Designer with outstanding skills in Premier, Photoshop, Illustrator, Video Editing and Camera Work.

Having worked in the industry for the past three years, Kera has gained a wealth of experience and knowledge that has groomed her into a solution-based, versatile and adaptable professional.

She is passionate about creating content that evokes new conversations in people's living rooms, defies the norm, celebrates differences and unites communities around the world.

Keratilwe works hard to always create content that resonates with real life situations, answers questions, motivates, teaches and connects with the audience.


SKILLS

Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Premier
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe After Effects
Video Editing
Motion Graphics
Camera Work
Graphic Design
Copywriting
Photography

EXPERIENCE

Digital Producer and Senior Video Editor - Massive Metro | March 2017 - October 2018


Conceptualize, shoot, edit, direct, design and produce content for any given project.

Multimedia Intern - Umuzi Academy | September 2015 - September 2016


Conceptualize, shoot, edit, direct and produce content for any given project.

Video and Animation Intern - Nicework Communications | September 2016 - November 2016


Assisted with animation projects, shooting and editing.

Photographer - Freelance Work | April 2014

Commissioned to create a modelling portfolio.

Intern -  Soweto TV | November 2013 - December 2013


Assisted with editing inserts and creating promo videos for upcoming shows.


QUALIFICATION

National Certificate in Advertising (NQF Level 5) - Umuzi Academy | 2016

BTech: Multimedia | 2015


NDip: Multimedia | 2014


INTERESTS

Personal:
Socializing
Camping
Live Music/Festivals
Church Festivities

Professional:

Film and Television Directing Producing
Branding and Marketing
Video Editing
Motion Graphics  
Research
Fashion Trend Forecasting


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Amanda Stemmer

ABOUT ME

Amanda Stemmer first fell in love with the beauty of language and literature at a young age. This sparked her interest in poetry and performance.

The more committed she became, the more her creative writing, poetry, debating, script writing, public speaking, and strong editing skills developed.

Amanda adds a dash (or more) of creativity to any task that she works on. Her focus and excellent time management skills enable her to work independently without distraction.


SKILLS

Research
Human Centered Design
Firm Grasp of Language Nuance
Storytelling and Story Writing
UX
Adaptability to Various Forms of Writing
Understanding and Appreciation of Tone in Copy
Presentation Skills


EXPERIENCE

Small Business Owner - Elegant Memoirs l 2016 - Present


Copywriter - Umuzi Academy l 2018


Front Office Administrator - Mowana Properties l 2017


Mayoral Election Campaign Team Member - Democratic Alliance l 2015 - 2016


Train Driving Intern - Metrorail l 2014


Call Center Sales Consultant - MTN l 2012  

QUALIFICATION

Advertising NQF 5 - Umuzi Academy l 2018


Supply Chain Management - IQ Academy l 2017 (Incomplete)


Call Center - Khomanani F.E.T. College l 2012


BA English and Psychology - North West University l 2011 (Incomplete)


Grade 12 - Hoërskool Drie Riviere l 2010   


INTERESTS

Personal:

Adventure
Sports
Poetry
Music
Road Running
Travelling

Professional:

Photography
Human Rights Law


PORTFOLIO PIECE

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Asithandile Mbalu

ABOUT ME

Asithandile Mbalu is an all round creative well versed in Copywriting, Digital, Multimedia - Photography and Video. She is also well trained in admin work, call sheets, time sheets and all things production.

Asithandile is in touch with youth culture and trends, as she's always abreast of what or who is trending.

She is efficient and good with conflict resolution which makes it easy for her to navigate through difficult situations.



SKILLS

Copy Writing
Inbound Marketing
Social Media Strategy
Adobe Lightroom
Production Admin
Promo Directing
Blogging
Microsoft Office
Conceptual Thinking
Proofreading

EXPERIENCE

Production Admin Assistant - Black Bean Productions | 2018


Copy Writing Intern - M&C Saatchi Abel | 2018


Junior Marketing and Communications Consultant - Earthy | 2017


Content Writer and Reviewer - The Spot | 2016


QUALIFICATION

National Certificate: Advertising - Umuzi Academy | 2017

Certificate: Inbound Marketing - Hubspot | 2016

INTERESTS

Personal:

Reading
Art Exhibitions
Traveling

Professional:

Photography
Research


PORTFOLIO

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Nomthandazo Mkhwanazi

ABOUT ME

Nomthandazo 'Nomthi' Mkhwanazi is a graphic designer who has a deep love for vibrant colours and also has a particular flair for watercolors. 
Her design style can be described as both fun and colourful.

From a young age Nomthi has immersed herself in the creative arts and this love is what has gotten her this far. If she isn't sketching, she can be found working on her craft.


SKILLS

Adobe Illustrator
Photoshop
Indesign

EXPERIENCE

UI Designer - Umuzi Academy | 2018


Ez’Ntswembu Product Team - Umuzi Academy | 2018

Supervisor’s PA - UNISA TPO | 2013 - 2017

QUALIFICATION

Advertising NQF5 - Umuzi Academy | April 2018

Higher Certificate in Art and Design - VEGA | January 2017

Economic Management Sciences - UNISA | 2014

Matric - Dlangezwa High School  | 2010

INTERESTS

Personal:
Fashion
Painting
Photography
Watercolour Painting

Professional:

Art Direction
Design


PORTFOLIO

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Nokulunga Jonas

ABOUT ME

Nokulunga Jonas is a designer by trait and also a collector of all things beautiful. She is incredibly fascinated by how canvas can give life to trends that will influence how people will interact with a specific brand.

She is not only passionate about design but she is also fascinated by beauty and all its innovations.

Those interests are the two things that fuel Nokulunga’s passion to always to put her name on all the transcending artworks that she works on


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SKILLS

Photoshop
Illustrator
Indesign
After Effects
XD BETA

EXPERIENCE

Conceptual Graphic Designer - Umuzi Academy (EZ'NTSWEMBU) | April 2018


Assisting UI Designer - Mlab Southern Africa | April 2017 - March 2018


Graphic Design Intern - Central Media Group | January 2017 - March 2017



QUALIFICATION

Certificate in Advertising NQF Level 5 - Umuzi Academy | 2018

Visual Art and Design N6 - Motheo TVET College | 2013

INTERESTS

Personal:

Music
Series
Fashion
Technology Gadget
Properties

Professional:

Graphic Design
Art Directing
UI Designs
Designing Current Trends
Illustrating
Sketching


PORTFOLIO PIECE

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Tangerine Mathebula

ABOUT ME

Tangerine Mathebula is a Copywriter with a passion for words, people, feelings, and experiences.

Tangerine is all about working hard to ensure that the end product adds value and serves the people's needs.

She enjoys discovering secret gems around the city, with a particular knack for finding the coolest places, restaurants, and art.

When she isn't writing she's learning new skills such as: Adobe Suite and Photography


SKILLS

Human Centered Design Thinking
Storytelling
UX
InCopy
Lean UX Canvas
Presentation Skills

EXPERIENCE

Copywriting Recruit - Umuzi Academy | 2018  

Digital Banking Contact Centre Agent - FNB | 2017  

Sales Assistant - Typo | 2016

Customer Service Rep - Luksbrands | 2015

QUALIFICATION

National Certificate in Advertising (NQF Level 5) - Umuzi Academy | 2018

National Senior Certificate - St. Teresa's School | 2011

INTERESTS

Personal:

Photography
Animals
Hiking
Festivals
Art

Professional:

Blogging
Comic Book Illustration
Zines
Podcasting


PORTFOLIO

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Chelsea Pitt

ABOUT ME

Chelsea Pitt places taking initiative high on her list of priorities and considers it vital for a positive organizational culture.

She believes patterns exist everywhere and that they serve systematic functions in the easy flow of daily activities and in the way she creates.

Her expression is function based and her work focuses on finding a human insight that aids her to tell good stories visually.

Chelsea's career interests lie in fashion journalism, textile design, textile manufacturing, magazine publishing industry and her passion for multidisciplinary fine art that educates and challenges the limitation of mediums used to express oneself.


SKILLS

Adobe Photoshop
Adobe LightRoom
Adobe Premiere Pro
Adobe AfterEffects
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Audition
Art Direction
Photography
Videography
Writing  

EXPERIENCE

Multimedia Recruit - Umuzi Academy | 2018 April - Current

Writer - Editeur Plus Magazine | 2017 - Present  

Promoter - CPS Promotions | 2017


Production Management - NewxWorldWide (Online Radio Show) | 2017 - 2018  

Receptionist - Soul Thai Spa | 2017

QUALIFICATION

Multimedia Learnership - Umuzi Academy | 2018

BA Information Design - University of Pretoria | 2017 (Incomplete) 

Pro Arte - Alphen Park (School for Design, Culinary, Dramatic, Musical and Dance Arts) | 2016

INTERESTS

Personal:

Fashion
Textiles
Poetry
Music
Fine Art    

Professional:

Textile Manufacturing
Fashion
Journalism
Fashion Editorial
Photography
Experimental Videography
Fine Art


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Sinesipho Jacobs

ABOUT ME

Sinesipho Faith Jacobs is a full-stack Web Developer, who spends most of her time experimenting with different programming languages.

Building state-of-the-art, easy to use, user-friendly websites and applications is truly a passion for Sinesipho.

She loves the thrill of seeing her imagination coming to life through code and working on problems that challenge her.


SKILLS

3DS Max
Adobe After Effects
C Sharp
HTML 5
CSS 3
JavaScript
Mongo DB
Node Js
Unity

EXPERIENCE

Coding Recruit - Umuzi Academy | April 2018 - Present

Work Integrated Learning - Tshwane University of Technology | July 2017 - December 2017

QUALIFICATION

NCIT Systems Development - Umuzi Academy | 2018  

National Diploma in Information Technology (Specialization: Multimedia) - Tshwane University of Technology | 2017

INTERESTS

Personal:

Cooking

Professional:

3D Game Programming
3D Modelling
Motion Graphics  
Research


PORTFOLIO PIECE

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Nondumiso Nkosi

ABOUT ME

Nondumiso Nkosi is a Web Developer whose energies and passion are focused on the web, as user experience and problem solving are central to everything she does.  

Nondumiso spends her days experimenting with HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

She deeply cares about creating world class, useful and beautiful websites that and make a difference in the client's business.


SKILLS

HTML 5
CSS
JavaScript
NodeJS
MongoDB
Visual Basic
C Programming

EXPERIENCE

Coding - Umuzi Academy | 2018

QUALIFICATION

Information Technology and Computer Science NQF Level 4 - Ekurhuleni West College | 2015 - 2017

End User Computing - Alok Telecenter | 2014

INTERESTS

Personal:

Chess
Reading
Hackathons
Music     

Professional:

Problem Solving
Strategic Thinking
Great Logic
Reasoning Fast Learner


PORTFOLIO PIECE

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Hloniphile Mdluli

ABOUT ME

Hloniphile Mdluli is a hardworking creative, who has worked tirelessly towards advancing her career interests in strategic planning, digital marketing and media planning.

She's an avid content creator, always in the loop with current trending topics, capable of coming up with compelling strategic solutions.

Whenever Hloni is assigned a project or task, she always contributes work that is meaningful, relevant and relatable.  


SKILLS

Digital Strategy
Human-Centered Design Thinking
Content Creation
Brief Analysis
Time Management


EXPERIENCE

Sales Assistant - Truworths | November 2016 - March 2018

Writer Intern - Live Magazine SA | January 2014 - March 2014

QUALIFICATION

NQF 5 Business Analysis - Umuzi Academy | April 2018 - Present

NQF 6 Media Practice Focused in Advertising - Boston Media House | February 2013 - November 2015


INTERESTS

Personal:
Reading
Listening to Music
Outdoor Activities
Social Media
Cooking  

Professional:

Learning how to use a new tools such as Adobe illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop.

Reading up on past briefs from various agencies.

Connecting with other creatives for possible collaborations.


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Lerato Moiloa

ABOUT ME

Lerato Moiloa is a multimedia practitioner, specializing in videography, video editing, motion graphics and story-telling.

She is also an urban-jazz musician and a human rights activist, particularly passionate about the rights of women and members of the LGBTI+ community.

Lerato considers herself a global citizen whose purpose is to create and disseminate beautiful and meaningful content - aimed specifically at the upliftment of Africans.


SKILLS

Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Premiere Pro
Adobe InDesign
Adobe After Effects
Adobe Audition
Fruity Loops

EXPERIENCE

Multimedia Content Producer - Umuzi Academy |2018

Online English Teacher - Education First | 2016 - 2017  

Project Manager - Aganang Bohle | 2012 - 2015  

Junior Event Coordinator - Grounded Media | 2009 - 2012

QUALIFICATION

NQF5 Film and Television Production - Umuzi Academy | 2018   

Applied Digital Photography and Film - Johnathan Andrews School of Film and Photography | March 2011 - April 2013  

BA Journalism - University of Johannesburg | February  2008 - March 2013

INTERESTS

Personal:
Philosophy
Politics
Live Music

Theater
Travelling

Professional:

Photography and Film Making
Music Composition
Conceptual Thinking and Human-Centered Design
Script-writing


PORTFOLIO

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Zethu Macatsha

ABOUT ME

The worlds that exist within word and literature have been an intrinsic part of Zethu Macatsha's being and self-expression since the moment she could read and write.

While pursuing her degree in Media, Marketing and Cultural Studies, Zethu developed strong compositional and editing skills, as well as an eye for detail.

With her educational background and work experience, she has proven herself well-suited to work as a copywriter.  


SKILLS

Writing short focused, concise and engaging material for different markets.

Ability to work in a range of different writing styles across various platforms.

Ability to work within diverse groups.

Brand promotion through writing.

EXPERIENCE

Copywriter - Umuzi Academy | 2018

Assistant Writer - Isazela (The Conscience) | 2017

QUALIFICATION

Bachelor of Arts, Media, Marketing and Cultural Studies - University of KwaZulu-Natal | 2016

National Certificate in Advertising (NQF Level 5)- Umuzi Academy | 2018

INTERESTS

Personal:
Writing Poetry
Blogging
Writing
Movie Reviewing

Professional:

Art
Short Films
Writing



PORTFOLIO

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Botshelo Mondi

ABOUT ME

Botshelo Mondi is a Fine Art and Multimedia Graduate from the Umuzi Academy.

She is passionate about storytelling, film aesthetics, photography, and brand identities.

With nine years experience under her belt as a multidisciplinary creative, Boitshelo feels a true devotion for artistic product innovation.

She's forever looking to further expand her skills, continuing to learn and grow as a professional.


SKILLS

Illustration
Photoshop
After Effects
Premiere Pro
Final Cut Pro
Photography
Cinematography
Creative Research
Retouching

EXPERIENCE

Creative Researcher - Giant Films | 2018


Junior Editor - Foxp2 CPT | 2018


QUALIFICATION


NQF Level 5 - Umuzi Academy | 2017


National Diploma - Vaal University of Technology | 2016


INTERESTS

Personal:
Traveling
Fine Art
Books
Film
Food

Professional:
Film
Production design
Photography
Traveling
Fine Art


PORTFOLIO

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Zinhle Madlala

ABOUT ME

Zinhle Madlala is the first to profess that she has lived a life of strong beginnings and overcoming. With her childhood unearthing an undeniable love for fine arts, which led to her growth from the art classes of her primitive years to a fine arts degree at Wits University.

Zinhle has learned a great deal about taking initiative, having self motivation and a realization that even great talent needs to be constantly fed knowledge and skills to be able to reach greater heights. Today she is an all round creative that has a strong focus on photography and video, educating through storytelling that captivates.


SKILLS

Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Premier Pro
Adobe After effects
Adobe Lightroom
Adobe Indesign

EXPERIENCE

Multimedia Recruit - Umuzi Photo Club | 2018
Sales Assistant - Identity | 2017
Owner and Fashion Designer - Motherland Craving | 2016
Estate Manager - Adore Trading | 2015

QUALIFICATION

National Certificate in Advertising (NQF Level 5)- Umuzi Academy | 2018
Senior certificate - Sandringham High School | 2013

INTERESTS

Personal:
Reading
Writing
Fine arts
Photography
Sculpture
Painting

Professional:
Blogging
Animation
Illustration


PORTFOLIO

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Pandelani Baloyi

ABOUT ME

In this digital age, the visual elements of a project cannot be underestimated, Pandelani offers experience as a conceptual thinker and Multimedia Storyteller who is young enough to have her pulse on all the multimedia trends to develop a salable product.


SKILLS

Conceptualizing and designing high-quality print, digital and video projects.

Collaborating with content teams to ensure seamless marriage of content with design.

Effectively coordinating multiple projects.

Adhering to style guides, while keeping things fresh.

EXPERIENCE

Freelance Photographer and Videographer | 2015 - 2017

Video Editing Intern- Blue Wizard Productions | March 2018 - April 2018

Multimedia Specialist and Storyteller - Umuzi | May 2017 - Present
 

QUALIFICATION

National Certificate in Advertising (NQF Level 5) - Umuzi Academy | 2017-2018

Diploma in Computer Based Graphics Development - Rosebank College | 2013 - 2016

INTERESTS

Professional:
Directing
Video editing
Writing
Cinematography
Photography

Personal:
Acting
Singing
Poetry
 


PORTFOLIO


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