Norja Vanderelst

Creative Director • Web Designer

Objective: I am an experienced Web & Graphic Designer since 2009, and work mostly with Self-Hosted WordPress. It is a versatile platform to suit most small to medium business owner's needs.

I am hard-working, goal oriented, and most will say I have a great sense of humor as well. My main goal is to give honest advice during consultations, deliver a great product, and give excellent customer service.

I'd like to work with you in the best possible way for both of us.


Specialties: Professional Web Design | Website Consultations | Live Wordpress Training | Web Development | Small Business Solutions | Wordpress.org development | Search Engine Optimization (SEO) | Graphic Design | Logos | Stationary | Marketing Materials

Education

Fashion School

Technical School of Fashion
1986 - 1990
Fashion Design. Graduated in Men's clothing due to technical requirements

Image Consultant

Colour Me Beautiful
1990 - 1996
Image Consulting. Getting the best looks through the right colour and style for the person's skin tone and body type.

Usui and Karuna Reiki Master/Teacher

Jane McKenzie Reiki Education
2001 - 2004
Usui and Karuna Reiki Training. Obtained my Reiki Master/Teacher training for personal development purpose.

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP

SAIT Polytechnic
2009 - 2011
Web Design Certification. My strength is in HTML and CSS, with good knowledge of JavaScript and PHP.

Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator

SAIT Polytechnic
2009 - 2011
Graphic Design Certification. I truly enjoy the creative design of promotional materials. My energy expands with these creative projects.

Sales

Mount Royal University
2011
Sales Development Certification. My strength and goals are to be a "Trusted Advisor", not just making a sale. I will network at every opportunity, including thinking of you if I come accross something that may benefit you.

Basic Photography

SAIT Polytechnic
2014 - present
Basic Photography. Learn the tricks of the camera and the Rule of Thirds.

Portrait Lighting

SAIT Polytechnic
2015 - present
Portrait photos are used a lot these days; Profile pictures, business card photos and Bios. Not many love to have their picture taken, but I will help you along and capture your essence in a genuine way. Selfies sure won't do!

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