Professional services

I am a talented and versatile writer, senior graphic and UI designer and content creator, illustrator, 2D animator, proficient in all aspects of creative and technical communications.

My primary design tools are: • Adobe InDesign • Adobe Photoshop • Adobe Illustrator •  Adobe After Effects • Adobe Premiere Pro • Toon Boom • CorelDraw • Microsoft Office: Word • PowerPoint • WordPress • HTML • CSS • CMS • Google Slides • Google Docs. • Apple Keynote • Apple Pages


My skillsets

• Writer

As a writer gifted with creativity, I offer a wide range of writing services to help you achieve your goals. Whether you need engaging website copy, attention-grabbing marketing materials, or a compelling story, I've got you covered. My writing services include creating SEO-friendly blog posts and articles, writing product descriptions that sell, crafting captivating social media posts, and developing clear and concise business documents. I can also help you write your book, memoir, or screenplay, from start to finish. With my expertise, you can expect high-quality writing that is both informative and entertaining. I take the time to research your industry and target audience, ensuring that the content I create is tailored to your specific needs. I am committed to delivering work on time and within budget, without sacrificing quality. Whether you're looking to increase website traffic, improve sales, or tell your story, I am here to help you succeed through the power of the written word. My writing services cover: Fiction writing of any length: flash fiction, poetry, drama, short stories, novellas, character led narratives etc.); non-fiction ghostwriting • Memoir & Biography • Research • Technical and Promotional writing • Business writing • Personal Development books • Blog writing • Book Review & Consultation • Reports • Script-writing skills for online video content, et cetera.

• Editor & Proofreader

I am a professional book editor in English, offering copyediting, error correction for grammar, punctuation, typos and spelling errors; and developmental editing services. I work closely with authors and editors to clarify and improve the quality of their texts. I have development editing experience and have worked with many authors. I am also a diligent and experienced Proofreader with strong experience assessing and correcting a wide variety of business and research texts. I possess superior interpersonal and communication skills in explaining needed changes to authors and executives. I offer everything from intensive manuscript development editing to proofreading and basic editing and reviews. I have proven ability to handle multiple projects.

• Graphic designer

As a Senior Graphic Designer with extensive design skills, I possess a natural ability for creative thinking and problem-solving. My track record of success includes collaborating with diverse groups of people, including educators, NGOs, religious organizations, publishers, government ministries, marketing agencies, authors, printers, publishers and others. My forte lies in crafting high-quality visual content, ranging from document layouts, infographics, illustrations, UI, presentations, brands, and collateral materials. I specialize in developing visual design concepts across multiple platforms such as print and digital applications, web and mobile devices, for a multitude of clients and their brands. With the ability to interpret and distill highly technical information into easily digestible visual communication, I possess skillsets that cover fine art and 2D design in various media, as well as Corporate design (logos, identity, stationery, graphic standards manual, branding), Print design (typography, typesetting, layout design, cover design, book/report interior design, magazines, newsletters, etc, marketing collaterals), Illustrations, Vector processing, Pre-press design, UI and Mockups design (eBooks, phones, or any device), Marketing assets, and Web graphics. My passion for design, along with my ability to deliver high-quality work under tight deadlines, has earned me a reputation as a reliable and trusted graphic designer. I thrive on working collaboratively with clients to bring their creative vision to life and exceed their expectations.

.• UI/Visual designer

As a UI Designer, I weave iconography, typography, color, space, color pallets animations, imagery and texture to create products that delight users aesthetically. I possess animation skills in After Effects and video capabilities in Premiere Pro (video content creation, production and editing) which I use to help users successfully navigate products. I believe that each product should be beautiful and accessible. As a UI/Visual Designer, I delight users with designs that inspire, engage, and excite them. I rely on user-centered design principles to produce high-quality visuals—from concept to execution—across many platforms in including web, iOS and Android. I collaborate with my fellow designers to constantly refine the visual design language and create innovative, great-looking products that people love to use.

• Photo editor

I edit raw images using Adobe Photoshop and other AI tools. I select, edit, retouch, and position photographs and images for print and web marketing, ensuring consistency and alignment of image tone with brand messaging.

• Video producer & editor

I plan, design, produce, film, cut and and edit corporate video content for internal and external communications. I provide writing assistance (e.g., scripting, storyboarding, etc). I am capable of editing at various stages of post-production. I use Adobe Premier Pro, After Effects, Rough Cut, Fine Cut, Toon Boom etc.

• Web developer and Digital content manager

With my extensive knowledge of WordPress, Dreamweaver, HTML, CSS, and web resources, together with my writing skill (copywriting and SEO), I create websites that are both aesthetically pleasing and user-friendly. With expertise in graphic design, and creative writing, I am able to develop meaningful and relevant approaches for my clients. I have extensive experience in creating digital ads and designing social media graphics for various platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, and more. My proficiency in paid social ads and organic social media marketing allows me to create effective campaigns that engage audiences and drive traffic to websites. I am committed to staying up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies in web design and digital marketing to ensure my clients receive the best possible results.

• InDesign typesetter

InDesign typesetting; I have 20+ years of experience typesetting experience in the publishing industry, with experience ranging from Production Artist to Design Director, with expertise in book interior design including eBooks. Over the years I've laid out and typeset numerous fiction and non-fiction book interiors, including illustrations. I have extensive experience using Adobe InDesign and I'm very well-versed in creating and analyzing design specifications and layouts. My files use all of the automation features InDesign offers, resulting in consistently accurate, professionally designed and typeset files.

 

I am a committed and hard-working professional and look forward to working with you. I offer honest, original and high-quality work on time according to your specifications. With my keen ability to spearhead challenging projects, combined with my steadfast commitment to top-notch creativity, I am prepared to excel in providing outstanding services to your company. If I seem like a match for you, don’t hesitate and hit me up a message or (perhaps) an interview invitation. I’m always open to discussing new projects. I would be thrilled to offer you my pallet of skills and expertise to help you expand your idea to the best result possible. I can provide you with a complete range of solutions that will enhance and help your business grow and your business identity stand out.

 

My Graphic Design Portfolio

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My Graphic Design CV

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My Author/ Creative Writer CV

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My LinkedIn Profile

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