1. More than 28 years’ experience designing:

  2. -books from illustrated story books through educational textbooks for primary and senior school children, fiction and non-fiction for adults;

  3. -trade publications in both magazine and newspaper format;

  4. -multilingual training materials, activity books and teacher’s guides;

  5. -annual reports, corporate newsletters, yearbooks and catalogues;

  6. -brochures, banners and advertisements;

  7. -marketing collateral including invitations, programmes, flags, flyers, banners, posters, stickers, CD packaging etc.

  8. -technical manuals, training materials, and instructions;

  9. -websites, for law firms, mining engineers, online data services.

  10. Technical expertise
    Delivery of trouble-free materials to printers and other end users;
    No delays at print production stage;
    Full understanding of correct text formatting, stylesheet use and master pages;
    Proficient user of InDesign, QuarkXpress, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat and Word with experience using PowerPoint, DreamWeaver, Excel and various communications packages.

  11. Multi-lingual layout experience
    Design and adaptation of books, advertisements and promotional materials in English, Afrikaans, French, Zulu, Xhosa, Sesotho, Setswana, Sepedi, Tshivenda

  12. Journalism background
    Excellent English language and grammatical knowledge;
    Understanding that the text is as important as the pictures;
    Presentation of text and images to optimise communication of the message.

  13. Experience results in fast, effective delivery
    Delivery of high quality, effective results;
    Technical expertise reduces production delays;
    Template and editable files for less experienced end users are trouble free;
    Getting from brief to end product faster;
    Optimal use of time for tight deadlines.

About I.H. White