To contact me please email: kristina@kjcreative.com.au
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My name is Kristina. I am a Graphic Designer specialising in Digital Design, Branding, Publication Design and Online Project Management. I am based on the Gold Coast, Australia working for an in-house advertising agency. I have over 10 years experience. Constant learning is key to success; considering all elements of a project - technology, research, user experience, content and strategy. Good communication with clients, co-workers and suppliers is important. I believe that I have the creative expertise to connect products and services with customers.

Specialties: 

  • Graphic Design - logo design, branding, press ads, brochures, stationery, product packaging, product catalogues, point of sales, signage
  • Publication Design - newsletter, magazine
  • Digital Design - website and social media imagery, banner ads, email marketing, animations, video production, WordPress! 
  • Online Project Management - design/organise website content, social media campaigns and email sequences utilising SEO practices

Recent Events: The Design Conference - Brisbane 2017
Please read my synopsis titled From Vibrant Wall Murals to Artificial Super Intelligence. It's an analysis of each brilliant keynote speaker.

Technical Skills:

  • Graphic Design -  10+ Year Obsession with Adobe Creative Suite  (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Animate, Acrobat)
  • Web Design - HTML code, FTP file management (Filezilla), web hosting control panel, CMS software (WordPress), CRM software (Infusionsoft), email marketing (Salesforce! and MailChimp), social media networks (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.)
  • Large Scale Digital Signage - Brightauthor, Brightsign
  • Film - Props, storyboarding, video editing software - Premiere, Camtasia, Filmora
  • Fine Art - photography, painting, illustration I <3 Art
  • Online Project Management - Streamtime, Dropbox, Cloud, Basecamp, Skype, Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Accounting Software - Streamtime, MYOB, Quickbooks

Work History 2004 - Current:

Surefoot Communications UK - Advertising Agency

Surefoot Communications - UK Advertising Agency - Print & Digital (2015-2016)

European Coffee Brand 'Rombouts'

Rombouts - European Coffee Brand - Product Design (2015-2016)

Tropical Lifestyle Superstore - Online Retailer

Tropical Lifestyle - Online Retailer - Direct Response Marketing (2011 - 2014)

Tropical Lifestyle Superstore - Online Retailer

Ravensbourne Escape Accommodation - Web Design (2012)

Spot The Dog Graphics - Film & TV Prop Specialist

Spot The Dog Graphics - Film & TV Prop Specialist (2008 - 2010)

Emu Bay Lavender Farm - Freelance Graphic Design

Emu Bay Lavender Farm -  Onsite Retailer - Product Design (2008)

Graphiking - Advertising Agency

Graphiking Advertising Agency - Press Advertising  (2003 - 2007)

 

Brands That I Have Designed For, on Behalf of Surefoot Communications UK
or other Australian Advertising Agencies:

 

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