Curriculum Vitae

Details

NAMES: Riaan Willem
SURNAME: Wilmans
ID: 8310175082085
ADDRESS: 253 St Patricks Rd, Muckleneuk, Pretoria, South Africa
CONTACT: +27 71 567 8979, info@riaanwilmans.co.za
LANGUAGES:  Afrikaans and English

Education (latest first)

QUALIFICATION: Baccalaureus Technologiae: Multimedia, 2012
COURSE:  Multimedia (Arts-based)
SUBJECTS:
• Multimedia Technology
• Multimedia Design
• Visualization Techniques
• Professional Practice
• Contextual Studies
SOFTWARE:
• Adobe After Effects
• Adobe Bridge
• Adobe Dreamweaver
• Adobe Illustrator
• Adobe InDesign
• Adobe Photoshop
• Adobe Premiere Pro
REFERENCE: Herman Botes
012 382 6145

QUALIFICATION: International computer driving license (ICDL), 2004
COURSE: Basic concepts of IT
SUBJECTS:
• Using the computer and managing files
• Microsoft Word
• Microsoft Excel
• Microsoft Access
• Microsoft PowerPoint
• Information and communication

QUALIFICATION: CAD Draughting, 2003
COURSE: Building draughting
SUBJECTS:
• Computer-aided draughting
• General draughting
• Mechanical draughting
• Drawing office orientation
• Structural steel detailing

QUALIFICATION: N4, 2002
COURSE: Mechanical draughting N4

HIGHEST GRADE: Matric, 2001

Work experience (latest first)

CURRENT: Riaan Wilmans Art & Design
INDUSTRIES: Publishing, Advertising
PERIOD: June 2015 to the current date
POSITION: ARTIST & DESIGNER
SERVICES:
• Academic book cover design
• Trade book cover design
• Self-publishing book cover design
• Academic interior typesetting
• Trade interior typesetting
• Self-publishing interior typesetting
• Web design and SEO
• Advertising design
• Brand design
• UX Visual design
• Drawing
• Painting

CLIENTS PAST AND PRESENT
• Boydell & Brewer in the United Kingdom
• ETIKET Brand design in South Africa
• Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) in South Africa
• Insite Landscape Architects
• Juta Publishers in South Africa
• MOKA Graphics New York in The United States of America
• North-West Litho Printers in South Africa
• Oxford University Press in South Africa
• Penguin Random House in South Africa
• Real African Publishers in South Africa
• Sunbury Press in the United States of America
• UCT Press in South Africa
• Wits Press in South Africa

REFERENCES: Can be provided on request

PREVIOUS: Pearson Institute of Higher Education
TYPE OF INDUSTRY: Higher Education
PERIOD: Mar 2017–May 2017
POSITION: GRAPHIC DESIGN LECTURER
DUTIES: Teaching 6 Graphic design subjects
REFERENCE: Felix van Schalkwyk
felixvs@mgi.ac.za, 072 252 2970

PREVIOUS: Etiket Brand Design
TYPE OF INDUSTRY: Advertising
PERIOD: Sept 2016–Jan 2017
POSITION: GRAPHIC DESIGNER
DUTIES: Creative conceptualization, illustration, digital painting, graphic design, layout, typography, logo design, desktop publishing, IT assistance, presentation design, emailer design, banner design, billboard design, and poster design
REFERENCE: Rikus Spies
rikus@etiket.co.za, 012 345 4062

PREVIOUS: Insite Landscape Architects
TYPE OF INDUSTRY: Landscape Architecture
PERIOD: Aug 2012–June 2015
POSITION: GRAPHIC DESIGNER
DUTIES: Conceptual sketches of landscape designs, rendering 3D perspectives of landscape designs using Sketchup, Lumion & Photoshop, InDesign presentations of the landscape designs, updating company WordPress website and print portfolios, and designing print-ready magazine advertisements
REFERENCE: Theo Bredell
theo@insitegroup.co.za, 072 237 7199

PREVIOUS: Deon van Zyl Consultants
TYPE OF INDUSTRY: Town planning
PERIOD: Jan 2008–Oct 2008
POSITION: CAD DRAUGHTSMAN
DUTIES: Compiling and issuing of Map 3’s, compiling and issuing of Locality plans, compiling and issuing of Terrain plans
REFERENCE: Deon van Zyl
011 396 1335.

PREVIOUS: Latter Rain Mission International
TYPE OF INDUSTRY: Evangelical
PERIOD: May 2005–Dec 2007
POSITION: LITHO PRINT OPERATOR
DUTIES: Setting up the Shinohara printer with CMYK plates and inks, assisting the machine during the printing process, evaluating the printed material, and binding the printed material in book format
REFERENCE: Marcus Walters
011 967 1022

PREVIOUS: Riaan Wilmans Fine Art
TYPE OF INDUSTRY: Visual Arts
PERIOD: Jan 2005–April 2005
POSITION: ARTISAN
DUTIES: Small business management

PREVIOUS: Evapco South Africa
INDUSTRY: Manufacturing of evaporative cooling equipment
PERIOD: Sep 2003–Dec 2004
POSITION: CAD DRAUGHTSMAN
DUTIES: Draughting and editing of mechanical parts, programming of CNC punching machine, and updating the database with new mechanical parts
REFERENCE: Rutledge Boyes
011 392 6630/1/2/3/4/5