About Colleen …
Social Media, Illustration
Colleen has worked as a Graphic Designer, Senior Creative and Art Director for over 20 years.
Originally from Alice Springs in the Northern Territory. She studied Communication Design at Charles Darwin University. Logo, stationery, business cards, signage, posters, banners, flyers, websites, packaging and more.
Straight out of Uni Colleen was employed as a Senior Graphic Designer at a local Commercial Printer. After 4 years she then accepted an offer to join Central Australia’s most respected Advertising Agency where she worked for 12 months as Senior Creative before being promoted to Art Director and Company Manager. Colleen has directed projects for clients such as NT Tourism, Central Australian Tourism Industry Assoc., NT Major Events Company, Masters Games and many Central Australian Tour operators.
Colleen left Australia in 2002, to travel extensively throughout South America, spending 6 months in Brazil working as a fitness instructor, where she learned Portuguese and experienced the local culture, before moving to the UK live and work for 3 years. Basing herself in London she worked as a Graphic Designer within a Financial and Investment Corporation, an Audio Visual Company and a Major Digital Printer.
Once back in Australia, Colleen began working for Brisbane City Council’s Neighbourhood Planning Division before moving on to develop major brand campaigns for the southern hemispheres largest Boating Wholesaler, BLA.
Cali-Grafix was launched in 2007 and has built a solid reputation for great design and dependable service across the Sunshine Coast and South East Queensland, with clients based in Nambour, Maroochydore, Mooloolaba, Caloundra, Brisbane, Adelaide, and Alice Springs, her portfolio holds a diverse range of work from around the country.
Design Tool Box
Passionate about graphic design, web design, social media and illustration, Colleen is a creative talent who can to easily visualise new concepts. She is incredibly perceptive at reading her clients and creating exactly what they want. She is also an experienced illustrator for children using watercolour/gouache and digital software to create fun drawings and paintings for children’s books, she can also create flat vector images for brochures, diagrams or other communication media.
She has never grown tired of creating a beautiful, functional design, and is constantly updating her knowledge of software and industry trends, she strives for originality in all design solutions.
Colleen has spent recent years honing her web design skills to encompass wordpress with incorporated basic SEO to give your site a better ranking with search engines.
Colleen creates graphic design for print and web, along with social media management.
Everything is customised to your needs and specifications, call now to find out how she can help you.
See our latest work portfolio here.