Field of expertise:
Senior Graphic Designer
Adelaide, South Australia
UniSA - Underdale
Bachelor of Graphic Design, Associate Diploma in Graphic Design
use of brain then pen, illustration, typography, colour theory, composition/layout,
web design, photography...
TECHNICAL... photo manipulation, prepress, copy writing/editing,
multiple-page layout, technical trouble shooting, digital devices,
cross platforms if needed...
PERSONAL... punctual, self-motivator, determined,
initiative, integrity, works well with others, communication, quick
to learn, multi-tasking, work well under pressure...
in major Quark, Adobe & Macromedia applications:
:: QuarkXpress 6
:: QuarkXpress 4.1
Adobe Illustrator CS
:: Adobe Photoshop CS
:: Adobe Indesign CS
:: Adobe Acrobat 6
:: Macromedia Dreamweaver MX
:: Macromedia Fireworks MX
:: Macromedia Flash MX
:: Macromedia Director
:: Microsof Word
:: Microsoft Excel
:: Microsoft Powerpoint
:: Extensis Suitcase
:: annual reports
:: corporate identity
:: magazine/book design
:: magazine advertising
:: display advertising
:: type design
:: web interface design
:: web interface development
Hamer Resume (80k)
Jason Lee Hamer
Telephone: (08) 8365 3737
Facsimile: (08) 8251 1297
Mobile: 0402 041 764
Indoor Soccer, Cycling, Travel, History
1989 The Heights School
(Final Year - Year 12, All PES Subjects) - Matriculation
University of South Australia (Underdale campus)
Bachelor of Design (Graphic Communication)
(4 year course)
1993 - 1995 (3 years) Credited with 1 year status for degree
University of South Australia ( Underdale campus )
Associate Diploma of Graphic Design
1990 - 1993 (4 years)
Western Institute of TAFE
2000 Web Construction using Dreamweaver
(8 weeks) Western Institute of TAFE
1996 Multi-Media computing for Macintosh
(Director) (10 weeks)
Elizabeth Institute of TAFE
Certificate in Graphic Design
1988 Graphic Design link course (10 weeks)
SALife Magazine (Canongate Partners Pty Ltd)
(April 2005 till present)
Creative director for SALife Magazine. Various other tasks include other
inhouse magazines, advertisements, corporate identity plus designing/updating
SALife/Highlife websites. Liasing with editor, deputy editor, photographers,
designers, printers etc to produce a popular 150 page, monthly, niche
magazine on various aspects of South Australia.
(June 2001 -March 2005)
Senior graphic designer working for Winetitles print & Winebiz web
divisions. Developing stategies for the inhouse magazines, advertisements,
plus designing website interfaces for a variety of wine industry/commercial
clients. Liaising with web developers/printers and clients. Print/Job
DP Ink Pty Ltd
(June 1999 - June 2001)
Senior graphic designer working in a team environment producing various
creative print material. Magazines, annual reports, brochures, packaging,
art direction, client liaison, co-ordinating design jobs, supervising
Reflex Printing Pty Ltd
(Sept 1997 - June 1999)
Graphic designer producing corporate communication material, brochure
designs, magazines/advertisements & annual reports. Client consultation.
Impositions for jobs. Project & time management skills.
Pacific Access Australia Pty Ltd
(Feb 1996 -Sept 1997)
Graphic designer developing creative work for premise, involved with
consultation and final layouts for pre-press, co-ordinating schedules,
worked within team environment, trained staff members, various in-house
promotions, committee member, interviewer of prospective graphic designers.
(Oct 1993 - Oct 1995)
Art director for newspaper, managed the art department that consisted
of two graphic designers and photographer, liaised with the main editor
in co-ordinating issues, managing department budgets, workflow routines
and client contacts.
Chroma Colour Pty Ltd
(Feb 1990 - March 1993)
Professional Cibachrome photographic printer producing high quality
professional photographs for award winning photographers & artists.
Involved with briefing clients. Utilised colour proof correction skills
with Photoshop. Designed logos, brochures, advertisements, illustrations
& exhibition designs.
› Winner of the 1992 poster competition for
"Unlock your Future" prize worth $10,000.
› Ideas '94 (4th International Design Student Conference).
with Bruno Oldani, Gert Dunbar, Paul Davies & Paula Scher.
› 1995 Graduate Exhibition for Graphic & Illustration students.
› Internet & Software Training for Pacific Access employees.
› Inform 97 Conference & Exhibition.
› New Corporate identity devised for Australian Kidney Foundation
in 2001 with six national newsletters and other promotional material.
› Logo design and stationary for Adelaide Eyecare - Goodwood Road/Blackwood.
› Logo design and stationary for Duncan Barnett Optometry - Victor
› Self promotion using Director on Multi-media CD-Rom (Mac only).
› Poster for 1993 Youth Odyssey for
Tea Tree Gully Council.
› Consultation Committee member for
Tea Tree Gully Crime Prevention Program.
› QuarkXPress (Mac)
› Illustrator (Mac)
› Photoshop (Mac)
› Freehand (Mac)
› Microsoft Word (Mac)
› Dreamweaver (Mac)
› Flash (Mac)
› Fireworks (Mac)
› Toast Pro (Mac)
› ATM or Suitcase