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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


PORTFOLIO

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Xola Mteto

ABOUT ME

Xola Mteto champions the idea of using the power of media to retaliate against social and environmental issues that we battle with on a daily basis, particularly in communities of color.

His interests are in documentary film making, so far he has worked on approximately fifteen documentaries that were covering different issues such as violence, xenophobia, depression and many more.

Xola is very passionate about continuing to create content that is thought provoking, creating awareness and educating his generation.


SKILLS

Adobe Photoshop
Final Cut Pro
Lightroom
After Effects

EXPERIENCE

Multimedia Content Producer - Umuzi Academy | April 2018

Film Intern - Salus | September 2017 - March 2018

QUALIFICATION

Umuzi Academy | NQF 5 Certificate in Film and Television | 2018

INTERESTS

Personal:

Reading
Watching Documentaries
Politics
World Debates

Professional:

Adding Value
Create Positive Outcomes


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Sibusiso Tlhabadira

ABOUT ME

Sibusiso Tlhabadira is a skilled photographer with current knowledge of the latest photographic trends and technology.

Clients have praised him for his ability to photograph efficiently and effectively while maintaining poise and enthusiasm. He brings this artistry and professional demeanor to every photo shoot.

Sibusiso is passionate about playing his part in improving life in his township/community by volunteering his expertise and hosting art exhibition events. 


SKILLS

Adobe Bridge
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Lightroom
Adobe Premiere Pro

EXPERIENCE

Certificate In Advertising - Umuzi Academy | February 2017 - February 2018

Office Support Admin - Vodacom | April 2014 - September  2015

Legal Collections Consultant - Brooks & Luyt Attorney | March 2013 - December  2013

Legal Collections Consultant - FNB | November 2011 - December 2012

Debt Collector - JD Group | March 2009 - November 2011

Debt Collector - African Bank | 2008 - Mar 2009

QUALIFICATION

Certificate In Living Legends Documentary Multimedia - JT Comms/ Dept Of Arts And Culture | 2018

National Certificate In Advertising - Umuzi Academy | 2018

Certificate In Photography - Market Photo Workshop | 2016


INTERESTS

Personal:

Street Photography
Hosting Street Exhibition
Traveling

Professional:

Video Directing
Content Creation
Skills Development/Transfer
Training


PORTFOLIO PIECE

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Thapelo Khoarai

ABOUT ME

Thapelo Khoarai is a visual expressionist with an eye for detail; an introverted rock-star that brings about creative solutions to any task.

He works hard every day to unlock his full potential, so that he is always at his best and greatest.

Thapelo's work is very expressive, paying very close attention to design elements, exploring and trying out new ways of expanding his storytelling abilities.


SKILLS

Adobe Premiere Pro
Adobe After Effects
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Audition

EXPERIENCE

Multimedia Content Producer - Umuzi Academy | 2018

QUALIFICATION

NQF 5 Certificate in Film and Television - Umuzi Academy | 2018

INTERESTS

Personal:
Fashion
Music
Movies
Socializing

Professional:

Storytelling
Cinematography
Creative Direction
Art Direction
Video Editing


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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Thabo Makubela

ABOUT ME

Thabo Makubela is a driven strategist with a knack for creative visualization and superb people skills.

His tireless dedication to achieving success coupled with his team leadership skills ensure that he always delivers a production that is on budget and loved by audiences and critics.


SKILLS

Complex Problem Solving
Critical Thinking
Creativity
People Management
Coordinating With Others
Emotional Intelligence
Sound Judgement and Decision Making
Service Orientation
Negotiation
Cognitive Flexibility

EXPERIENCE

Digital Strategy - Umuzi Academy | 2018

Buyer - Topaz Sky Trading | 2014   

QUALIFICATION

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

BA Degree Integrated Marketing Communication - AAA School of Advertising | 2010 - 2013 (Incomplete)

INTERESTS

Personal:
Making Music
Writing Fictitious Stories And Folk Tales
Reading
Illustrating
Outdoor Activities (Sports, Camping and Hiking)

Professional:

Business Strategy
Content Strategy
User Experience Design


PORTFOLIO

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Lucas George Mohale

ABOUT ME

Lucas George Mohale is a Business Information Technology final year student at UJ and Coding Recruit at Umuzi focused on customer satisfaction.

He is passionate about managing all aspects of web development from concept to requirements definition, design, development, launch, maintenance and user support.

Lucas enjoys the client-facing role and working closely with team members to produce high-quality deliverables.


SKILLS

C#
Java-script
HTML and CSS
SQL and Mongo Database
Business Analysis Software

System Testing
Agile/Waterfall Methodologies
High Knowledge of Full SDLC
High Knowledge of OOP Principles and SOA Architecture.   

EXPERIENCE

In-store Promoter - Odyssea Solutions Provider | 2016 - Present

Academic Tutor - University of Johannesburg | 2017

Sales Assistant - Dion Wired | 2015

Sales Assistant - Mr Price Sports | 2013

QUALIFICATION

Diploma in Business Information Technology - University of Johannesburg | In Progress

NQF Level 5 in Software Development - Umuzi Academy | 2018

INTERESTS

Personal:

Chess
Tech Hobbies (Computing)
Individual Sports (Marathon Running)  

Professional:

Eager To Learn New Technologies
Ability To Work With Team
Strong Analytical Skills
Self-Motivated


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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Tshepo Modise

ABOUT ME

Tshepo Modise is a Front-End Developer with a vast background in Arts and Design.

He develops websites and applications that are best suited for the client's needs and that best cater for the user's experience.

Tshepo is skilled with HTML, CSS, and Javascript, these have allowed him to attain a strong foundation of technical skills.


SKILLS

HTML & CSS
JavaScript
PhotoShop
Illustrator
InDesign

EXPERIENCE

Sales Representative - The Body Shop | Dec 2015 - Jan 2016

QUALIFICATION

NCIT System Development (N5) - Umuzi Academy | 2018 - Present  

Arts and Design (N6) - Central Johannesburg College | 2016 - 2017  

Senior Certificate - Sekolo sa Borokgo | 2014  

INTERESTS

Personal:

Food
Exercise
Video Games  

Professional:

Illustrations
Designing


PORTFOLIO

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Nhlanhla Vilakazi

ABOUT ME

Nhlanhla Vilakazi is a dynamic, resourceful and hardworking multimedia storyteller with a passion for the art of visual storytelling and a keen eye for detail.

He is an effective team player, comfortable with taking initiative and working independently.

Nhlanhla is able to use his extensive skill set to communicate large amounts of information into clear visual mediums.

The budding creative is passionate about producing creative campaigns and exciting visual content that captures the imaginations of audiences worldwide.


SKILLS

Photoshop
Lightroom
After Effects
Premier Pro

EXPERIENCE

Video Production Intern - Missing Link | January 2018 - February 2018

Multimedia Artist and Story Teller - Umuzi Academy | 2017

Fashion Writer Intern - Unlabelled Magazine | February 2016 - July 2016

QUALIFICATION

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

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism - University of Johannesburg | 2016

 

INTERESTS

Professional:
Directing
Video Editing
Photography
Screenwriting
Cinematography

Personal:
Fashion
Travelling
Reading


PORTFOLIO

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Ramoloti Kganakga

ABOUT ME

Ramoloti Kganakga is a multimedia artist in hot pursuit of capturing everyday life in motion picture.

He specializes in creating platforms for the creative youth to capitalize on their art in a business concentrated world.

Through Protest Art, he engages with creatives that are active in politics, social ills and injustices through community work.

Ramoloti coordinates live shows and exhibitions, hosts workshops and public demonstrations.

His vision is to always make gallery spaces accessible to the creative scene of Jeppestown and Braamfontein, Johannesburg


SKILLS

GIMP
Arc GIS
Adobe Photoshop
Fireworks
Illustrator
Premiere
Lightroom
Windows / MAC OS
Office 2010

EXPERIENCE

Curator/Content Creator - Umuzi Academy | 2017 - 2018

Asset Management - Aurecon | 2015 - 2016

Events Coordinator - Protest Art | 2012 - 2014

QUALIFICATION

National Certificate In Advertising NQF Level 5 - Umuzi Academy | 2017

Qualification: + A/+N Network Certification in CompTIA



 

INTERESTS

Personal:
Travelling Africa
Action Sports
Meditation
Performance Arts
Social Activism

Professional:
Film Making
Graphic Design
Interior Design
Social Politics
Event Coordination


PORTFOLIO

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