Silas Mentos Nangolo

Graphic Designer,


About me

I am a seasoned graphic designer/freelance photographer, illustrator, and UI/UX specialist with over 8 years of professional experience. My portfolio encompasses a diverse range of projects, catering to both small enterprises and prominent corporations such as the Ministry of Health and Social Services, GIZ Namibia, DW Namibia, and the National Youth Council.

My dedication lies in facilitating seamless and impactful communication for companies. I possess a particular aptitude for leveraging my expertise in Corporate Branding, Layout Design, Photography, Video Editing, and UI/UX Design to ensure messages are conveyed with utmost effectiveness.



  • February 2023 - Present

    Mindsinaction STEAM

    Creative Lead

      Graphic Design and Branding:
    • Creating visually appealing and engaging designs for educational materials, promotional content, and branding materials.
    • Developing a consistent visual identity and brand guidelines for the company's various services.

    • Educational Materials Design:
    • Designing educational resources, including posters, infographics, presentations, and interactive materials, to enhance the learning experience.
    • Collaborating with educators and subject matter experts to translate complex concepts into visually understandable content.

    • Web and Digital Design:
    • Creating layouts, color schemes, and typography for the company website.
    • Ensuring a consistent visual identity across all web pages and maintaining the company's branding.

    • Print Collateral Design:
    • Designing brochures, flyers, banners, and other print materials for marketing events, workshops, and conferences.
    • Ensuring that print materials align with the company's brand and messaging.

    • User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) Design:
    • Designing intuitive and user-friendly interfaces for educational software, applications, and interactive tools.
    • Creating responsive UI designs that adjust gracefully to different screen orientations and sizes, optimizing the user experience across smartphones and tablets.

    • Collaboration and Communication:
    • Collaborating with cross-functional teams, including educators, engineers, and Software Engineers, to translate ideas into compelling visual designs.
    • Communicating design concepts effectively to stakeholders, clients, and team members.

    • Project Management:
    • Managing design projects from concept to completion, including planning, timelines, and resource allocation.
  • August 2021 - September 2022

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

    Contracted Graphic Designer

    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

    Contacted Graphic Designer

    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.
    • 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)

    Contacted Graphic Designer

    • 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.




Contact Me

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+264 81 822 9489


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