Samantha Hamilton

A Creative Director with a diverse skillset across print and digital with over 30 years of experience visualising, developing and organising company wide creatives.

A focused and passionate leader, I offer extensive design and software knowledge to help drive business and client growth.

A hands-on forward-thinker with the ability to perform innovative tasks at an exceptional standard. Delivering a comprehensive portfolio consisting of first-class magazine layouts, WordPress website creation, ecommerce websites, newspaper layout and design, advertising and marketing materials. Collaborating with clients and staff forming business relationships built on respect and trust.

my core skills

Magazine Design

Custom Wordpress Websites

Adobe Creative Cloud Apps

Branding

Custom Publishing

Q & A

Whats the best thing to happen to you in your career to date?

After working in the newspaper industry for over 30 years I decided to take a leap of faith and try something new and work in a marketing agency. It opened my eyes to new and emerging softwares and marketing techniques.

What does a typical work week look like for you?:

Always learning new techniques to enhance better outcomes. Creating and optimising Wordpress websites, magazine production, digital marketing, client branding and social media videos.

Describe your working environment in a few sentences..

Clean and modern with the added bonus of being thoroughly entertaining by two very boisterous lorikeets.

What sets you apart from other freelancers in your industry?

With years of experience I can delivery to clients briefs fast and efficiently using my expertise in the Adobe Creative Suite.

I thrive on a fast paced project and have a thorough and extensive understanding of the print industry.

I also have the added skills to create Wordpress websites using either themes or custom designed using page builder Beaver Builder and Beaver Themer.

I design and create digital artwork for websites and/or social media.

What are the tools of your trade?

Adobe Creative Cloud apps (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Lightroom, Acrobat). Wordpress - including page builder Beaver Builder and Beaver Themer.

Do you collaborate with others? If yes, how does that works?

Yes, for content creation.

Whats been the biggest freelancing lesson to date?

Learning to quote projects and outline every step in the process to the client.

examples of my work

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