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creative problem solver

I build bright & bold brands that captivate, resonate & convert consumers into a loyal community

Your multi-passionate

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WHAT DO I DO?

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Hello! I'm Hannah. I specialise in print & digital graphic design, brand identity design, UI & SaaS design, digital illustration & NFTs. I am also a remote Creative Director for a Web3 Tech company; so my skills are tailored for the Metaverse, VR, voice AI, blockchain & Web3 SaaS products.

I hold my BTech degree (Cum Laude) in graphic design and have worked with large-scale international companies, FMCG brands, local boutiques, start-ups & private clients for both print & digital media. I am also a WordPress website designer & developer.

FUN FACT: I'm South African but I live in France.

  • Instagram
  • Youtube
  • TikTok
CLIENT LIST
Unilever South Africa, Bio-Oil South Africa, Jockey Underwear South Africa, Varsity College South Africa, RCL Foods, The Fusion Cooking School, SACHEF (South African Culinary & Hospitality Educators Forum), Petrow Consumer Brands, Educattastic, The Hardy Boys Durban, The Designerie Durban, ATAI Marketing Agency, Star College School Durban, Antique Café Durban, Number 1 Mageu, Dunns Mobile, Seb Steelworks, Between 10 & 5, Pretty Little Party SA, Flourish Flower Market Shongweni, Didactix Culinary & Hospitality Consultants, Grace to Grow School, KJ Fitness, JYF Fitness, PropUp, Ice & Co, various private clients.
Awards

AWARDS

Hannah Smith Graphic Design Technology national representitave of South Africa WorldSkills International competition in Kazan, Russia 2019
Hannah Smith national south african graphic design winner of the number 1 mageu #artandsoul packaging design and illustration competition Durban 2018

All AWARDS

2022
- Solo VR Exhibition: The Colourful World of Han on SolSea NFT platform: See my exhibition
- Beyond the Crypto Winter VR Exhibition, Selected artist & hosted by SolSea: See my artwork
- VR Exhibition: Artsies NFT July 2022 VR exhibition issue
- EspoVisuals podcast guest: Woman in Web3, Metaverse & NFTs: Watch the podcast
- The First 100 VR exhibition: Selected artist hosted by SolSea: See my artwork
- 2x invited Twitter Spaces speaker for SolSea. Topics: Unlockable NFT content & Women in NFTs
- Featured by UNILAD LADBIBLE on Facebook for my #NaturalPaint TikTok series

2021
- Surpassed 100 000 followers on TikTok (@han_selah) & started working with brands online

2020
- Women@Dior: Christian Dior Mentorship Program Mentee
- Nationally selected illustrator for Between 10 & 5 Women's month gender-based violence campaign
- National top 10 finalist: Vida e café packaging & illustration competition
- Provincial Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN) graphic design technology expert for WorldSkills South Africa
- Qualified with a BTech Honours, Cum Laude, in graphic design
2019
- South African representative & Graphic Design Technology competitor at the WorldSkills International competition in Kazan, Russia
- National gold medalist at the WorldSkills South Africa national competition for Graphic Design Technology
- National top 20 finalist: K-Way textile design competition

2018
- National Winner of the Number One Mageu #ArtAndSoul packaging design competition
- Qualified with a National Diploma in graphic design

2017
- National silver medalist at the WorldSkills South Africa national competition for Graphic Design Technology
- National top 10 finalist for the Interpret Durban poster design

2015
- Gaye Upton and Lynne Barry Winton art award of Excellence for Drawing and Design
- Grade 12 matric art prize – highest art mark in grade
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