CV

Hannes Esterhuyse
 

Lives & works in Cape Town, SA

hannes@handogg.co.za

+27 82 729 0502

Work Experience

2017 - Freelance Art Director & Designer
Responsibilities:
Managing all of my own client's marketing needs - including design, strategy, social media & events

I also do a lot of work at agencies and start-ups where the usual agency protocol is followed.

2015 - Creative Director. 360Eight
Responsibilities:
I was responsible for all the creative work in the agency. I had to assure that work was inline with the brand's corporate identity and tone-of-voice. I had to lead brainstorms, oversee art direction and present all work to clients. 

2012 - Head of Retail. FCB Cape Town

Responsibilities: I was responsible for all the creative work in the Retail department. I had to assure that work was inline with the brand's corporate identity and tone-of-voice. I had to lead brainstorms, oversee art direction and present all work to clients. My team consisted of 9 designers and a copywriter. 

2010 - Creative Group Head. ​Roots Y&R Tanzania

Responsibilities: I was responsible for all the creative work in my creative group that consisted of 4 other designers and a copywriter. I had to assign work to designers, oversee all their conceptual ideas art direction and copy and run the developed ideas past my Creative Director. With their feedback in mind I would debrief my team on ways forward.

2009 - Art Director. OwenKessel Leo Burnett

Responsibilities: My copywriter and I brainstormed ideas and executed them with the guidance of our Creative Director and ECD. 

 

2007 - Art Director. Ogilvy Johannesburg
Responsibilities:
 My copywriter and I brainstormed ideas and executed them with the guidance of our Creative Director and ECD. The type of work became more concept- and art direction driven.

 

2006 - Designer. ​It's a GO! Communication
Responsibilities: I worked on a lot of design-heavy projects like packaging, logo design and branding. I worked under a senior designer and the Creative Director that guided me.

 

2005 - Junior Designer. Wood Immelman Paxton Design

Responsibilities: Executing design and DTP jobs that was given to me by a senior designer or the Creative Director.

Education

 

2006 - Diploma in Web Design

City Varsity, Cape Town

2004 - BTech degree in Graphic Design

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

 

2003 - BTech diploma in Graphic Design
Cape Peninsula University of Technology

1999 - DF Malan High School 

Awards
2019 - Bookmark Award: Absolut "Africa on Fire" - Craft Online Video Production (Craft Gold)
2019 - Bookmark Award: Absolut One Source Live - Influencer Marketing (Silver)
 
2019 - Bookmark Award: Absolut One Source Live - Integrated Mixed Media Campaign (Silver)
 
2019 - Bookmark Award: Absolut "Africa on Fire" - Online Video (Bronze)
2018 - One Show: Absolut One Source Live (Merit)
2018 - Loeries Shortlist: Absolut One Source Live

2018 - Cannes Shortlist: Absolut One Source Live

2015 - Loerie Award: Safari Link (Bronze)

2010 - One Show: Nutcracker Valley Packaging (Merit)

2007 - Apex Award: Castle Lite Crossroads (Silver)

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