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ESTHER MAGANGA emaganga26@gmail.com 07779934035

PERSONAL PROFILE I am an aspiring, creative, hardworking, self motivated and enthusiastic interior designer seeking employment in a wide range of positions that will explore and improve my skills and experience. My interests include interior design, graphic design, adobe applications (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign), architecture, and new materials.

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES • • • • • • • • •

Good organizational skills developed in a variety of deadline orientated situations Strong team-player skills developed through participation in group fieldwork and survey for school and, in particular, group presentation works, in which good marks were achieved. Get on well with people at all levels, easily making good working relationships. Have good presentation skills combining sound analytical skills and clear verbal explanation. Seek out new responsibilities irrespective of reward and recognition. Strive for quality in everything I do Sound IT and computing knowledge (Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point) Proficient in AutoCAD, Photoshop, and SketchUp Basic knowledge of Adobe InDesign & Illustrator

EDUCATION 2011 – Till date

Bachelor’s of Arts, Interior Design, University of Salford

2008 – 2011

BTEC, Trafford College

2003 – 2008

GCSE, Manchester Academy

PROJECT EXPERIENCE Jan. 13 – Mar. 13

Steel Bench

Materials and Design Project – The Hive in the Cliff

Description: The task was to design a proposal that makes site of natural beauty (The Hive in the Cliff) accessible, and to encourage visitors and local residents alike to explore the nature and wildlife offered by the environment. Achievement: •

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Designed a Steel bench model made out of card. The bench was designed to be visually appealing sculpturally while also doubling as seats for visitors. The proposed material is a combination of weathering steel and teak hardwood. Produced concept sketches of the design process Created orthographic drawings of the model using AutoCAD and SketchUp


Produced client presentation board for the intended client

Nov. 12 – Jan. 13

Centenary Building Drawings

3D Design Procedures and Practice

Description: The task was to survey an area of Centenary Building (University campus) and produce architectural drawings of the area surveyed. Achievement: • •

Orthographic drawings presented on A1 mount board Client presentation including orthographic drawings and visuals

SELECTED WEBINARS AND EXHIBITIONS ATTENDED 1st March 2013

“John Piper – The Mountains of Wales; Micheal Landy – Four Walls; Richard Long – Land Art” Whitwort Art Gallery, Manchester, United Kingdom (Exhibition)

28th Feb. 2013

Photoshop, Photoshop Touch & Creative Cloud for Photographers (Webinar)

21st Feb. 2013

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Ideas & Creative Cloud for Designers (Webinar)

6th Feb. 2013

Home Designer – Out Building Design Contest (Webinar)

26th Jan. 2013

“Pablo Piccasso Vs Marcel Duchamp” Museum of Modern Art, Stockholm, Sweden (Exhibition)

26th Jan. 2013

“Function, Structure and Aesthetics through the ages in Sweden” Museum of Architecture, Stockholm, Sweden (Exhibition)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP 2012 –Till date

Member (Student)

Chartered Society of Designers

HOBBIES Photography & reading

REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

Formal CV  

University work

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