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Nelson Sakwa

Nelson Sakwa

Lover of Both Design and Code

Nairobi , Kenya

Designer at heart. I love creating concepts that span across various design fields and consulting/working for various clients

I also own Sakwa Design Studio , an early-stage startup seeking to provide fellow start ups and small & medium businesses/enterprises with cutting edge design services
Work History
  • February 2013 - Present

    Proprietor & Designer

    Sakwa Design Studio

    User Interface Design , Identity Designer, Package Design, User experience & front-end web development
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  • December 2012 - March 2013

    Web Design Intern

    GrowthAfrica Consulting

    tasked with developing various designs artifacts for the company. Even though I didn't fully complete most of the projects, I was able to make significant headway in the following:

    1 Development of the organization's identity guidelines
    2. Development of business card concept
    3. Design of different facebook timelines for different occasions
    4. Production of a new design for the GrowthHub, the tech space arm of GrowthAfrica
    5. Poster design for the GrowthHub to raise awareness among college and university students
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  • January 2012 - December 2012

    Freelance Web Developer

    Freelance

    - Outside contractor for Nairobi Web Space Limited. Given the task of converting the company's clients' designs into content management systems
    - Freelance front-end developer and user interface designers currently doing personal designs for my portfolio hosted on the behance network
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  • January 2011 - September 2011

    Web Developer

    Octopus ICT

    In this capacity, I developed and customize content management systems such as Joomla and Wordpress. I also enhanced other websites with standard web technologies such as HTML. CSS and jQuery.
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Education
  • Multimedia University College of Kenya (MMU)

    2007 - 2010