About

Hi I’m Dani. Nice to meet you.

I’m a diverse and competent graphic designer with fresh ideas who is able to work within tight deadlines with 15 years experience of producing print products, designing websites, creating corporte designs and filming/editing film sequences. Further experience in designing merchandising design products and smart packaging. My passion is developing the perfect product for the occasion it is needed for. Nothing is impossible!

A PDF version of my curriculum vitae and portfolio is available upon request.

 

Technical Skills

Hardware experience with either MAC and PC
Setting up web servers
Adobe Creative Suite (CC and earlier) – mainly Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, Lightroom, After Effects, Premiere
Colour management for printing and web standards
Photo retouching (Portrait/Product/Landscape)
Fine-drawing and pre-press – creating print-ready PDF files with PDF/X3:2002 standard
Microsoft Office Suite
Installing/Customising/Maintaining Content Management Systems and Blogs (e.g. RedDot, Drupal, SimpleCMS, osCommerce, WordPress, Tumblr)
Customised Scripts (e.g. tracking, carts, notifications and call to action scripts)


Special Skills

Corporate identity and logo design
Proof-reading in English and German
Translations English <> German
Flyers, posters, brochures, data sheets, stationary, magazines, packaging design
Social media marketing
Illustrations
Product design
DSLR photography and retouching
Video (blue screen) filming and editing (alpha keying & corporate/commercial videos)
Website design (corporate, health, artistic and commercial)
Newsletter design, optimisation, distribution and subscriber management


Languages

English and German, basic French and some bits and bobs of Portuguese, Spanish, Italian and Finnish


Interests

Drawing, digital art, photography, music (playing guitar and piano/keyboard), reading, films, learning new languages, horseback riding, tae kwon do, travelling


Facts and Figures beyond the Ordinary

Owns the 9th Kyu (yellow belt) in Judo and 2nd Kup (red belt) in Tae Kwon Do.

Riding medal 7 and 5.

Dancing medals in bronze, silver, gold and gold star level (standard and latin dance).

Knows how to play the flute, tin whistle, harmonica, piano, keyboard, ukulele, guitar and accordion.