This month we’re also featuring Patrick de Nobrega who studied Graphic Design and Illustration at CPUT for three years, where he graduated with a Diploma. Straight after graduation he started working for a corporate company where he produced all print marketing and creative material for in-store marketing and advertising.

Feature - Print Designer and Illustrator Patrick de Nobrega - Jan Van Riebeecks Dorp

Today Patrick de Nobrega is a web, mobile and print designer and illustrator with a proven capacity for translating the needs of an audience into engaging content that communicates compelling experiences.  What we’ve seen from his portfolio reflects his broad expertise in delivering assets to suit any medium, including:

  • Game design
  • Character development
  • Social media advertising
  • Digital UI wireframes and design
  • Corporate identity development
  • Print design
  • and Typography creation

From what we’ve researched and heard Patrick is able to effectively manage the creative process from concept to execution, working with development teams to create optimised assets or project management teams to deliver requirements on time and beyond expectations, whether it’s working in a team or freelancing.

In his spare time, Patrick continues to explore global trends and techniques in design and illustration, extending his skills and enhancing his approach to creating visual solutions that entertain, persuade and improve results.

Whether you’re a start up designer/illustrator yourself or need someone with his skill set you can contact Patrick on his website www.patrickdenobrega.co.za

Here are a few of his illustrations and designs:

Feature - Print Designer and Illustrator Patrick de Nobrega - Soul Food

Feature - Print Designer and Illustrator Patrick de Nobrega - Vuka Scooter Poster

Feature - Print Designer and Illustrator Patrick de Nobrega - Logo 0

Feature - Print Designer and Illustrator Patrick de Nobrega - Logo 1

Feature - Print Designer and Illustrator Patrick de Nobrega - Logo 2

Feature - Print Designer and Illustrator Patrick de Nobrega - Beach bum Tshirt Feature - Print Designer and Illustrator Patrick de Nobrega - From Dust we Came

We wish you all of the best in your unique style and business Patrick! Keep on inspiring!

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Ruan Smit started Pixelsmithstudios with the vision of creating a new design orientated environment of sharing, learning and expertise development amongst local Animators,Illustrators and VFX artists.