Here you will find a collection of my favorite projects in graphic design, illustration, layout, lettering, and photography.

ilana mihi

Key Technical Competencies

Creative graphic design • Layout
Print process and production
File set-up for print
Large scale printing • Signage
Poster Design
Design and application of brand guidelines
Photography • Editing
Animation • Motion graphics
Website Design
Social Media Graphics & Management

Systems And Tools Capability

Adobe Creative Suite:
Photoshop Extended, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash Professional,
Dreamweaver, Acrobat Pro
After Effects
Microsoft Office • Microsoft Windows
HTML and Content Management Systems, WordPress, Squarespace
Newsletter software

Education & Courses

Bachelor of Arts Specialising in Visual Arts and Communication
University of Pretoria, South Africa

Various short courses
Art, design, lettering, illustration, photography (Skillshare)
Advanced Photography • Advanced Adobe Illustrator • Advanced Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator, refresher courses • Business Writing • Writing for the Web • Magazine Layout


    Freelance Graphic Designer: April 2012 - current
    Volunteer Social Media Content Creator (Heretaunga Christian Centre): October 2022 - current
    Maternity leave: April 2013 - April 2014
    Graphic Designer & Owner (Curious Kitten Graphic Design Studio)/Self-employed: January 2012 - December 2016
    Graphic Designer (Art2Print Design Studio)/Designer: March 2012 - March 2013
    In-house Graphic Designer (Business Enterprises at University of Pretoria)/Consulting Firm: January 2006 – April 2011
    Desktop Publisher (Business Enterprises at University of Pretoria)/Consulting Firm: June 2004 - December 2005
    Layout Artist (BidCo Auctioneers)/Auctioneer House: September 2002 - May 2004