P R O F I L E
Extensive experience in print design; development of brand and corporate identities, advertisements, annual reports, magazines and sales collateral for clients in retail, food, travel & lifestyle, education, banking and real estate.
Known for creativity, flexibility and sense of humour; high stress tolerance; goal-oriented and possesses initiative and strong motivation.
One of the featured letterers in Typism’s Book Series, Typism Volume One and Volume Two. A book containing 194 pages of some of the world’s best typography. Details here: www.typism.com.au
O B J E C T I V E
To be part of a team-focused working environment where my skills, knowledge and expertise can be used to enhance and develop the goals and requirements of the company
S K I L L S
Adobe CC (InDesign, Illustrator & Photoshop) • MSOffice • Basic HTML • Lettering • Photography
C A R E E R D E V E L O P M E N T
August 2014 - June 2017
Tanglin Trust School, Singapore
Communications Executive (Design)
Project managed, designed and maintained printed communication collateral such as the school’s yearbook, termly magazine, prospectus, profiles, event programmes and Annual Report
Worked closely with the Marketing Director in rebranding of the school. Redesign of school’s stationery, brand guidelines, website, advertisements and various marketing giveaways
Supported teachers and staff with in-house design requirements such as posters, banners, brochures and flyers
Supported the content management and dissemination of information to parents via the school’s online communication platforms such as the school parent/staff portal, weekly newsletters and social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
Successful collaboration with Marketing Director and other managers for the implementation of whole-school marketing materials for 90th anniversary project.
November 2007 - July 2014
Q Lifestyle (S) Pte Ltd, Singapore
Inhouse Graphic Designer
Managed all print design requirements of the company’s five brands - QLifestyle, QVI Club, Prana Resorts, Q-breaks and XChangeWorld
Corporate identity re-branding of the Prana (www.pranaresorts.com) brand, including logo and web (front-end) design, marketing and on-resort collateral requirements for the resort launch
Design and management of company annual resort directory and quarterly travel & lifestyle magazine
Planning, design and implementation of all marketing print collateral of company’s annual members’ conference. Design of event’s booth, brochures, flyers, on-sale merchandise such as wearable items (jackets, T-shirts, etc), bags, notebooks and various giveaways
Designated photographer during company events and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities.
August 2006 - October 2007
Equity Communications Pte Ltd, Singapore
Successful design execution of communication materials such as annual report, corporate identity development and various marketing collateral.
Clients include: Jaya Holdings Ltd, Keppel Corporation, Haw Par Corporation Ltd and UOL Group Limited.
E D U C A T I O N
University of the Philippines
College of Fine Arts
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communication, 2000
College of Science
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, 1995
www.jay-valentine.com + 0498 968 014 + 3414 / 2 nassau lane erskineville NSW 2043