Passionate about creativity and enterprise, I have worked in the design industry for over 10 years, running my own business since 2010. I also support others to establish and grow businesses, doing what they love, through graphic design and communications consulting and also: through delivering training workshops; producing resources; fulfilling speaking engagements and; via my blog, Afri-love.
- Creative problem-solving
- Art and design
Owner and Creative Director, Asilia Ltd
2010 – present
Communications consulting and creative direction for a variety of clients including international NGOs, corporates, SMEs, entrepreneurs and individuals. Role involves art direction, graphic design, web design, illustration, copywriting and social media consulting.
2009 – present
Afri-love showcases African and Africa-inspired arts and design, as well as the creatives behind the work. Content also covers enterprise and wellness, to explore how we can all do more of the work we love, in a sustainable way.
Self-employed art director, graphic designer and illustrator
2009 – 2010
Identity, print, web design and illustration with complementary writing and project management skills.
Senior Designer/Senior Consultant
Futerra Sustainability Communications
2006 – 2009
Identity, print and web design for sustainable development communications across various media. Supporting research, writing and project management duties undertaken. Presentations given on sustainability and design.
2004 – 2005
Advertising art direction in New York, USA
- SOAS, University of London – MA African Studies (with distinction), 2006
- Pratt Institute – BFA Communications Design (with highest honours), 2004
Africa, blogging, dancing, food, travel, yoga, swimming.