Venter - Graphic Designer - Cape Town, WC, South Africa

Nicki Venter

Cape Town, WC, South Africa


Graphic Designer


Designing advert for local news paper.
Designing of CD Covers & posters.
Designing of business profiles.
Invitation designing.
Business cards, etc.

Work History

Procurement Officer

CTP Printers

From January 2014

Ordering of parts and overseas orders.
Capturing invoices.
Ass. to Engineering Manager.
Liasing with potential suppliers.

Proof reader / administrator / graphic designer

Group Editors

From August 2007

Group Editors is a local and regional newspaper with a subscription of > 25,000 weekly circulation. The newspaper’s head office is in George and service the Garden Route. The newspaper includes approx. 5000+ advertisements and classifieds per publication.
Proof reader & advertisement editor (advertisement & classifieds)
Client interface with new and existing customers.
Typesetting, proof reading and editing of advertisements.
Budget control and price management with to clients and corporate.
Filing , archiving and data capturing of proofs
Design and artwork per client specification
Training and development of new personal , leadership and managing outcome of ~ 5 designers
Administrator, office expeditor and project management of all classifieds.
Telephonic and verbal interaction with clients, suppliers and support services (internal as well as external).
Deadline and milestone management
Accurate, effective and language precision (spelling, grammar and word construction)
After sales services with to customer care and query resolution

Worked from 1995 – 2003 as a graphic designer, but resigned to further business experience. Went back to work for Group Editors after working for 4 years for Top Canvas (Pty) Ltd.

Grapic Designer/Proof Reader

George Herold

August 2007 - December 2013


Top Canvas

From February 2003

Office Administrator, top canvas (PTY) LTD
2003 – 2007

The Business: Top Canvas
Top Canvas operated in the thermowelding manufacturing and re-engineering sector.
Office Administrator

General administrator and office expeditor
Creditors control , data capturing and procurement (purchase orders and GRNs)
Stock control , job cards and raw material allocation
Customer support, sales quotes and order, receipts and after sales care.
Payroll and general HR management (8 employees)
Petty cash, banking , reconciliations and treasury
Front desk and receptionist
Data capturing, bookkeeping and processing of financial transactions
Correspondence and secretarial duties that include external stakeholder management

Personal Assistance / Bookkeeper

Top Canvas, George, South Africa

January 2003 - May 2005


Owner of Cuti Design -


South Cape Children's Choir CD Cover

Local children's choir in the Southern Cape CD cover of last year.

Posters / CD Covers / Business profiles.

Events posters.
Business profile - business cards, letterhead, mail footer, etc.

Qualifications & Certifications

George College, South Africa

Klerksdorp Hoërskool

N4 Financial Management

George College

Klerksdorp High School, North West

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