Silas Mentos Nangolo

Graphic Designer,
Illustrator

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Know
A little about me

I'm an experienced illustrator and graphic designer with a strong track record of over 8 years. My work spans various sectors, from small enterprises to significant organizations like the Ministry of Health and Social Services, GIZ Namibia, Development Workshop Namibia & Deutsche Welle Akademie Namibia.

My focus is on enhancing communication for businesses by leveraging my skills in Illustration, Corporate Branding, Layout Design, Photography, UI/UX Design and Video Editing.

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My
Experience

  • February 2023 - February 2024

    Mindsinaction STEAM

    Creative Designer

    In my current role, I am responsible for several key areas:

    • Designing visually appealing materials for educational resources, promotional content, and branding materials, with a strong emphasis on maintaining a consistent visual identity.
    • Collaborating with educators and subject matter experts to create educational resources such as posters, infographics, presentations, and interactive materials to enhance the learning experience.
    • Designing the layout, color schemes, and typography for our company's website, ensuring a consistent visual identity across all web pages.
    • Creating print collateral materials, including brochures, flyers, banners, and more, for marketing events while ensuring they align with our company's brand and messaging.
    • Designing intuitive and user-friendly interfaces for educational software, applications, and interactive tools, with a focus on responsive design to optimize the user experience across various devices.
    • Collaborating with cross-functional teams, including educators and engineers, to bring ideas to life through compelling visual designs and effectively communicating design concepts to stakeholders and team members.
  • August 2021 - September 2022

    Ministry of Health & Social Services | Directorate of Special Programes (DSP)

    Graphic Designer (Contract)

    Namibian Adolescent Treatment Supporters (NATS) program & Menstar HIV campaign

    • Developing concepts, graphics, illustrations and layouts, including making decisions about fonts, images, readability and readers' needs.
    • Amend designs after feedback.
    • Working with healthcare workers and copywriters to produce final design.
    • Ensuring final graphics and layouts are visually appealing and on-brand.
  • October 2021 - June 2022

    GIZ Namibia | Sport for Development in Africa (S4DA) Regional Project

    Graphic Designer (Contract)

    Milli Sports 4 Development Drill Book & Integrated Physical Education and School Sports (IPESS) Policy Book Layout

    • Preparing rough drafts of material based on agreed brief.
    • Keeping clients up to date, listening to and acting on feedback, and explaining the rationale behind graphic design decisions.
    • Reviewing final layouts and suggesting improvements when required.
  • August 2020 - February 2021

    Luis Munana Production | Waka Waka Moo

    Illustrator & Graphic Designer

    • Combining hand-drawing and painting with digital media to create complete illustrations for the kids show.
    • Refining all character designs for animators.
    • Background design.
    • Brainstorm with the design team to come up with new ideas, patterns and styles.
    • Conceptualizing & developing graphics, social media assets, artworks for branding and print media.
  • June 2019 - April 2020

    Media & Information Literacy Learning Initative (MiLLi)

    Graphic Designer (Contract)

    • Designing content to be posted online.
    • Animating short graphics and videos for various media.
  • 2019

    National Youth Council

    Media Student Volunteer

    National Youth Week (Kamanjab) 2019 & SADC Youth Ministers Meeting 2019

    • Collaborating with journalists and photographers to design newsletter layouts.
    • Reviewing final layouts and suggesting improvements when required.
    • Designing banners and other print material for the events.
  • 2017

    Wanderzone IT & Printing

    Junior Graphic Designer

    • Producing logos, banners, and interfaces.
    • Pitching creative concepts.
    • Collaborating with the team to launch projects.
    • Using feedback from other designers to improve.

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My
Projects




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Contact Me

Mobile Number

+264 81 822 9489

Email

twahafamentos@gmail.com

Social Network

www.000webhost.com